On January 26, 2012, the “Spotlighting Consumerism: UAMA features the work of Matt Eskuche and Matthias Düwel” exhibit opened at the U of A Museum of Art. This exhibit contains glass art by Matt Eskuche and paintings by Matthais Duwel. Both artists artwork are related to American consumerism. This exhibit is expected to remain on display through April 22, 2012.
Matt Eskuche recreates mass-produced items such as soda bottles, packaging, and trash using flameworked glass. His piece on display is Agristocracy.
Matthias Duwel paints scenes that reflect on suburban sprawl, over abundance, and capitalistic greed. He will give a talk on his art at the U of A Museum of Art at 2pm on April 21, 2012.
About the University of Arizona Museum of Art: The museum is located on the U of A campus near Park Ave and Speedway Blvd. The museum is open 9am to 5pm Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is $5 for adults. Children, active military, museum members, American Association of Museums members, and U of A students, faculty, and staff get in free with proper ID. Learn more about the museum and its exhibit on their website here.
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