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Cultural Center Exhibition: Contemporary Jamaican Artists, Jamaica

Date: 18 May 2011 to 22 Jul 2011

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Washington, DC, United States

PRESS | Information Bulletin No. 120 [click left, PDF icons for English and Spanish versions]


The Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

announces the opening of the exhibition

Contemporary Jamaican Artists
A Jamaican Presence in the

May 18 to July 22, 2011


A selection of contemporary Jamaican artists, invited by the World Bank to exhibit their work in the Caribbean segment of ABOUT CHANGE, the hemispheric survey organized by the World Bank Art Program in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank, the Organization of American States.

At the Center's art gallery at IDB headquarters in Washington, DC
Open to the public Mon-Fri, 11:00 am -6:00 pm.
IDB Cultural Center - Inter-American Development Bank
1300 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20577
Tel. 202 623 3774 | e-mail: idbcc@iadb.org
Visit the Cultural Center online www.iadb.org/cultural

Photo caption
Their Spirits Gone Before Them, 2006
by Laura Facey (b. 1954, Jamaica)
cottonwood canoe 1,357 resin figures, dried sugar cane
72 x 240 x 33 inches (182.88 x 609.6 x 83.82 cm)
Photo: Courtesy of the artist
Note:  This piece will be exhibited simultaneously at the World Bank. For more information, please contact Evangelina Elizondo, Assistant Curator, World Bank Art Program, (202) 458-8876, eelizondo@worldbank.org, www.worldbank.org/artprogram


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