University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC, Offers Exhibit of Exploring the Anatomical Body Through Apr. 1, 2016

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The University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC, is presenting “Arte Corporis: Exploring the Anatomical Body,” featuring a group exhibition including works by Melissa Gwyn, Dawn Hunter, Lisa Temple-Cox, and Mallory Wetherell, on view in the McMaster Gallery, through Apr. 1, 2016.

Please join us for the Closing Exhibition Reception Thursday, Mar. 31, 2016, from 5:30-7:30pm.

The “Arte Corporis: Exploring the Anatomical Body” exhibition showcases anatomically and medically inspired contemporary art including drawing, painting, and ceramics. The artists in the exhibition employ their own connection to the study of medicine and/or anatomy through a wide range of applications and approaches.

This visual art exhibition will coincide with the two-day symposium “Art, Anatomy, and Medicine since 1700”. The symposium is sponsored by the University of South Carolina’s Provost’s Office and the School of Visual Art and Design, in partnership with the Columbia Museum of Art. The related symposium will showcase scholarly papers that address visual, theoretical, cultural, historical and/or contemporary connections, relationships, conflicts and/or collaborations among the visual arts, anatomy/dissection, and medicine from the eighteenth century to the present.

The symposium will be held at the Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC, Mar. 31 – Apr., 1, 2016.

McMaster Gallery is located in the University of South Carolina’s School of Visual Art and Design at 1615 Senate Street, Columbia, SC with accessible street parking on Pickens, Senate, and Henderson. The gallery is free and open to the public and the hours are Monday – Friday 9am – 4:30pm (closed weekends and all university holidays).

For more information contact: Shannon Rae Lindsey, Gallery Director by e-mail at (slindsey@email.sc.edu) or call 803/777-5752

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