The Westport Arts Center will be closed November 19 – November 30 for installation.
Please join us for the opening reception of Ward Shelley’s What Keeps Mankind Alive on Friday, December 1 from 6 – 8pm. The exhibition will be on view from December 1, 2017 – March 2, 2018.
What Keeps Mankind Alive features a selected group of diagrammatic paintings that tease out narratives from history and culture. The paintings will be presented within the context of The Last Library, an ongoing collaboration between Shelley and artist Douglas Paulson. The Last Library features a room-sized installation of bookcases and 3,000 books that according to Shelley, “should have been written, but haven’t.” Learn More.
The works are presented courtesy of the artists and Pierogi Gallery.
Image above: Ward Shelley and Douglas Paulson, The Last Library (Installation view), 2016, Paper, ink, wood, 72 x 26 x 2 inches (each). Courtesy the Artists and Pierogi Gallery.