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Jettison art show continues at APSU

 

Austin Peay State University LogoAbstract. The word itself is, well, somewhat abstract. It signifies something that is often difficult to comprehend. As an art form, it has confounded viewers and some critics for decades. But, like all viable movements, this hasn’t prevented it from growing and encompassing new ideas.

A new art exhibit which opened at the Austin Peay State University Trahern Gallery this month will showcase the art form’s entry into the 21st century. “Jettison – New Ideas in Abstraction” began on Sept. 8th and will continue through Sept. 25th features works from 17 artists, including some of the top names in the country working in this genre, such as Thomas Nozkowski, Jonathan Lasker and Josh Smith.

Tiffany Calvert’s 2009 acrylic and oil on canvas piece, “untitled (Gunspots).” 48 X 60 inches.

Tiffany Calvert’s 2009 acrylic and oil on canvas piece, “untitled (Gunspots).” 48 X 60 inches.

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