Art Exhibition: Fernando Botero, Abu Ghraib

When
Event has passed (Mon Jan 29, 2007 - Fri Mar 23, 2007)
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Galleries, Painting & Drawing

Description

WHAT: An exhibit at the University of California, Berkeley, of 24 paintings and 23 drawings from the provocative Abu Ghraib collection by Colombian artist Fernando Botero that depict the torture of Iraqi prisoners at the infamous Iraq prison.

Botero is considered Latin America's best known living artist and is among the best known artists in the world today.

Sponsored by UC Berkeley's Center for Latin American Studies, this collection has been exhibited in major museums throughout Europe, but never in museums in the United States.

WHEN: The exhibit opens at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 29, and continues through Friday, March 23. Hours will be 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. and Sat. More details are online at clas.berkeley.edu.

WHERE: 190 Doe Library, near the library's north entrance, at UC Berkeley, California. A map is available at http://www.berkeley.edu/map/maps/BC34.html.

PRICE: Free

Schedule

190 Doe Library
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Event has passed

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Link
http://www.clas.berkeley.edu
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510.643.5651
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  1. 190 Doe Library
    UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA