January 11, 2012

PETER DRAKE (Dean of Academic Affairs)

Toy Stories

January 27 - March 18, 2012
Opening Reception: Friday, January 27, 6 – 8pm

Westport Arts Center
51 Riverside Avenue
Westport, CT 06880

Toys – how we relate to them and the memories and connections we make, both positive and negative, have played an immeasurable role in contemporary culture. Toys never completely lose their original purpose, but it is this familiarity of the toy that enlivens and enhances the dialogue between the artist and the viewer.

Works by Morton Bartlett, Nick Cave, Peter Drake, Laurence Hegarty, D. Dominick Lombardi, Takashi Murakami and others.  Read more...