ART21 Screening: 'Identity'

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September 08, 2013


Rowayton Arts Center


Teen, Adult


Event description: How does contemporary art address the idea of identity? How do artists working today reveal and question commonly held assumptions about stereotypes, self-awareness, portraiture, and what it means to be an artist? "Identity," an episode from the award-winning series "Art in the 21st Century," explores these questions through the work Louise Bourgeois, Maya Lin, Kerry James Marshall and Bruce Nauman with an introduction by William Wegman. The documentary includes profiles of the artists at work and speaking in their own words.

Address: 145 Rowayton Ave.
Rowayton, CT 06853
Phone: 203-866-2744

About Rowayton Arts Center

The Rowayton Arts Center strives to create an environment where local and regional artists of all ages and levels of expertise can gather for the purpose of education, exhibition and inspiration. Through its classes, gallery, outreach programs and events, the Arts Center endeavors to promote creativity in the arts and to expand its involvement within the community.

For more than 50 years, the Rowayton Arts Center (RAC) has been a community cultural hub providing an accessible environment for the exchange of arts-related ideas. RAC’s open and airy building on the scenic banks of the Five Mile River is the setting for monthly exhibits and receptions, classes and workshops for artists at all levels, lectures, musical events and other activities.