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Alison Pack: Metal Delicious

  • Recurring daily
  • Dates: December 3, 2016 to June 4, 2017
  • Times: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Admission: Free
  • The Taubman Museum of Art
    Location: Taubman Museum of Art
    110 Salem Avenue SE
    Roanoke, VA 24011
  • Phone: (540) 342-5760
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The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to present Alison Pack: Metal Delicious, featuring work by Radford, Virginia-based artist Alison Pack that tells stories through imagery that present stereotypes, misconceptions and clichés of womanhood. Her intimately scaled copper and sterling silver sculptures are created by the traditional metal working processes of shell forming, raising, fabrication and casting to create humorous fantasies referencing femininity and food. As a traditional southern girl, Pack was told that tools were considered inappropriate for a female. Ironically, the development of her hand-skills through sawing, filing and forming proved to be powerful expressions of her femininity and sexuality as well as commemorative pieces enabling her to remember some of her life experiences. Combining sly humor and playful sensuality, Pack suffuses her metal sculptures with bright color using Prismacolor pencils and acrylic paints that allude to luscious surfaces such as fabric and cake icing.

Alison Pack: Metal Delicious
  • 110 Salem Avenue SE
  • Roanoke, VA 24011
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  • Taubman Museum of Art
  • Free
  • Recurring daily