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"From Alf to Zox"

Exhibit Of Contemporary Art From The University Of Virginia Art Museum Collection

November 27, 2001--

WHAT: "From Alf to Zox," Exhibition of contemporary works from the U.Va. Art Museum collection

WHEN: Dec. 8-23, 1 to 5 p.m. daily (except Mondays)

Dec. 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. - Opening reception

WHERE: University of Virginia Art Museum

A special exhibition of contemporary art, "From Alf to Zox," opens Saturday, Dec. 8, at the University of Virginia Art Museum and runs through Sunday, Dec. 23.

An opening reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event is open to the public and is free for all museum members. Non-members will be asked to make a $3 donation.

"From Alf to Zox" features contemporary art from the museum's collection of American art since 1945. Included in the exhibit are realist paintings from the 1970s by Alfred Leslie, Lowell Nesbitt, Jack Beal and William Beckman, as well as abstract works by Larry Poons, Ray Parker and Gene Davis. In addition to these are works by such artists as Conrad Marca-Relli, Joan Mitchell, Robert Indiana and Alex Katz and recent acquisitions by Martha Alf, Ida Kohlmeyer and John Baldessari.

In addition, two special exhibitions -- "Masquerades," featuring seldom seen works from the museum's permanent collection, and "Hero Sandwiches," a series of digitally manipulated photographs by multimedia artist Lynn Hershman -- will be on view.

The University of Virginia Art Museum is open to the public without charge Tuesday through Sunday, from 1 to 5 p.m.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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