ARTisSpectrum Vol. 31, May 2014 - page 130

ARTisSpectrum | Volume 31 |
Made possible through
the generous support of:
Additional support has been provided by
Ellyn and Saul Dennison
Party Time:
Re-imagine America
A Centennial Commission by Yinka Shonibare MBE
on view through
In the opulent interior setting of the
Victorian Ballantine House, Yinka Shonibare
has staged an imagined scene of a dinner
party. Originally created in 2009 in honor
of the Newark Museum’s centennial, the
animated body language of the guests
suggests a moment in which proper
Victorian etiquette has been cast away.
This indulgent celebration of prosperity tips
toward misbehavior and even debauchery.
Enjoy this magnificently conceived art
installation on view for a limited time.
always exciting.
49 washington street, newark, nj
973.596.6550 711
On-site parking available
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