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Smith College Museum of Art, Exhibits

July 9 - July 28

Plastic Entanglements: Through July 28, 2019. The exhibition Plastic Entanglements brings together sixty works by thirty contemporary artists to explore the environmental, aesthetic, and technological entanglements of our ongoing love affair with this paradoxical, infinitely malleable substance.

This is a major loan exhibition. The story of plastic is as complex as the polymer chains that make up its unique material properties. The exhibition Plastic Entanglements brings together sixty works by thirty contemporary artists to explore the environmental, aesthetic, and technological entanglements of our ongoing love affair with this paradoxical, infinitely malleable substance.

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Both miraculous and malignant, ephemeral yet relentlessly present, plastic infiltrates our global networks, our planet, and even our bodies.

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Image: Aurora Robson, Ona, 2014, Plastic debris (PET + HDPE), aluminum rivets, tinted polycrylic and mica powder. Courtesy of the artist.

Details

Start:
July 9
End:
July 28

Venue

Smith College Museum of Art
20 Elm Street at Bedford Terrace
Northampton, MA 01063
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Phone:
(413) 584-2760
Website:
www.smith.edu/artmuseum