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Tamara Gonzales and Altars - What Inspires Artists Series Event

March 5, 2013

Program Locations:

Mid-Manhattan Library

FREE - The Corner Room door opens at 6:00 p.m.

Tamara Gonzales, outdoor nagaTamara Gonzales, outdoor naga

Please join us for another event in the new series What Inspires Artists with a discussion between artist Tamara Gonzales and senior art librarian Arezoo Moseni. The discussion focuses on altars, personal accumulation and display which are the most significant sources of inspiration on the artist's work. Pictures of altars, churches, roadside shrines, Durga Puja, and Day-of-the-Dead imagery taken by Gonzales during her travels in Mexico, India and Myanmar are projected during the discussion.

Tamara Gonzales, TanjoreTamara Gonzales, TanjorePINKPURPLE, a site-specific installation created by Tamara Gonzales, can be seen before and after the discussion. The artist interested in how digital social media can inform art making, invites the public to browse, post, and ask her questions online at pinkpurplefeeder.tumblr.com.

From the radiating colors of a meadow to fleeting vibrations of a spindle artists are influenced by many things including architecture, art, cinema, literature, science, and other fascinating human efforts and inventions. The new series What Inspires Artists, initiated by Arezoo Moseni and held in conjunction with Art in The Corner Room exhibition series at Mid-Manhattan Library, focuses on what inspires artists.