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Paperwork

Jepson Center April 26 - September 22, 2013

Paperwork: Innovative Uses of Paper in Works from Telfair’s Collection

Inspired by Sarah Frost’s powerful installation Arsenal, Telfair is pleased to assemble this small focus exhibition consisting of works that utilize paper in unusual or unexpected ways. From Elizabeth Murray’s three-dimensional Study for Capree to Aldwyth’s painstakingly assembled collage Where Were You When the Moon Was Full?, the works in this exhibition demonstrate that paper can serve as far more than a support for other artistic media.

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Aldwyth (American, b. 1935); Where Were You When the Moon Was Full? 2001-05; Collage on Okawara paper; Museum purchase with funds provided by Jacqueline and Ken Sirlin, the Myrtle Jones endowment fund, the Lindsay endowment fund and other Telfair Museum of Art acquisitions endowment funds, 2011.11

Elizabeth Murray (American, 1940-2007); Study for Capree, 2003; Gouache, watercolor and watercolor pen on paper; Gift of the artist, 2006.18