Of "Lincoln Square Murals" To Conclude "Fringe Festival"
7, 2001-- WHO: Lincoln
"Lincoln Square Murals"
Nov. 14, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
The Frank Ix Building, Monticello Avenue and Second Street SE,
3 blocks south of Downtown Mall
Perry, visiting artist in the University of Virginias McIntire
Department of Art, will host a studio showcase of his recently completed
"Lincoln Square Murals" on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 4:30 to 5:30
p.m. at the Frank Ix Building in Charlottesville.
reception for the Universitys "Fringe Festival" art exhibition
will follow the event from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
was commissioned by a company to create the "Lincoln Square Murals"
for a large office building located just around the corner from
the famous Fords Theater where President Abraham Lincoln was
assassinated in Washington, D.C. The murals involve two images of
Lincoln. One panel depicts a critical scene from the rehearsal of
Shakespeares "Henry IV," which Lincoln saw performed at the
Fords Theater in 1863. Another panel shows visitors ascending
the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and includes various references
to the Civil War.
the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.
Joanna Gluckman, (434) 924-7116