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Monday, April 8, 2019

WASH DC |Exhibition Tour: "Siri Berg: "Statements" at the House of Sweden

Start Date: 4/8/2019 9:30 AM EDT
End Date: 4/8/2019 10:30 AM EDT

Venue Name: House of Sweden

Location:
2900 K St NW
Washington, DC  United States  20007

Organization Name: ArtTable DC

Contact:
ArtTable DC Programs
Email: dc@arttable.org
Phone: 212 342 1735 Ext. 13



Free for Members & Guests
 


Join ArtTable DC for a special tour at the House of Sweden, featuring Siri Berg's ""Statements,"" a new retrospective showcasing six decades of the acclaimed artist's work.

This show, the third in a series of retrospectives devoted to Siri Berg’s oeuvre—beginning with ""In Color (2016-2017)"" at The Shirley Fiterman Art Center, New York, followed by ""A Life In Color (2018)"" at Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm—will be staged in two distinct gallery spaces, light and dark, with each offering a different investigative look at the varied interests and aesthetic experimentations of Berg’s career as a painter, collagist, sculptor, colorist, and abstractionist. 

After the tour, join us for coffee and conversation a coffee shop nearby.

About the Artist:
Siri Berg was born in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1921. Before emigrating to the U.S. in 1940, at the age of 19, she earned her bachelor’s degree in art and architecture from the University of Brussels. Her work has been exhibited internationally for more than 35 years in such countries as Australia, China, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and throughout the U.S. Further, Berg’s work is included in the permanent collections of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Southwest Minnesota State University’s William Whipple Gallery, Marshall, MN; and Cornell University’s Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Ithaca, NY, among a number of public, private and corporate collections. She is a long-time member of the American Abstract Artists and previously taught Color Theory at Parsons, The New School for Design for over 30 years. She resides in New York
City.

House of Sweden in Washington, D.C., houses the Embassies of Sweden and Iceland. Exhibitions in House of Sweden are hosted by The Embassy of Sweden.

There is only street and garage parking. Located 6 blocks from the Foggy Bottom Metro, and 2 blocks from a Circulator Bus stop. Uber or Lyft recommended.


https://www.houseofsweden.com/en/contact/getting-here/ 

If this event is at capacity, please contact dc@arttable.org to be added to the waitlist. 

Thank you to Hionas Gallery for organizing this program.

 
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ArtTable is a 501.c.3 organization. All programs are non-refundable.

 

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