"Artillery"

Abel Alejandre, Tale of Two Birds

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Past Event
Free

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Mesa Contemporary Arts
1 E. Main St.
Mesa, AZ  85211
480-644-6500

Weaponry has graced art since cavemen began painting on cave walls. And as the weapons became more sophisticated, the art followed. Now, in this hyper-aware time when weapons, and guns in particular, seem to occupy a prominent position in daily life, it’s not surprising to find weapons appearing more frequently in contemporary art. “Artillery: Contemporary Art Influenced By Weaponry” explores the connection and influence of modern culture’s fascination of weaponry and its meaning in contemporary art. There’s the classic image of a bandito brandishing pistols, and the less-classic kids wagon converted into a missile-launching tank. Scary.

Shoot a glance at “Artillery,” on view from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, and through August 16 at the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, One East Main Street. Admission is free. Visit www.mesaartscenter.com or call 480-644-6500.

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