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Ackland Art Museum

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June 2018

The Outwin: American Portraiture Today – Ongoing Exhibit at the Ackland Art Museum – June 1st-Aug 26th

June 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until August 26, 2018

One event on August 25, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on August 26, 2018 at 12:00am

Ackland Art Museum, 101 S Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, 27514
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We live in a culture that is shaped by social media. We play with identity through technology, which both connects us and isolates us. It is no wonder the genre of portraiture is experiencing renewed significance and thriving in the contemporary art world. As a genre, portraiture is akin to the raw, direct nature of a journal entry, often revealing aspects of the sitter’s identity that are messy or complicated or even artfully concealing the truth. It is the most…

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