Art Happening: Birds in the Park

Birds in the Park

Art Happening: Birds in the Park, 2009

Christy Hengst
Porcelain and steel

A one-day installation in the museum’s patio of a flock of porcelain birds that is making appearances over several months at various sites around Santa Fe and Los Alamos, as well as in San Diego, New York, New Orleans, Germany, and the Galapagos Islands. The silkscreened birds include appropriated imagery from newspapers about war juxtaposed with texts from contributing poets and other writers. Christy Hengst will install the exhibition Saturday evening. April 18, 2009, at 5 p.m. and de-install Sunday evening, April 19, at 5 p.m.


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