The Death of A Beekeeper Exhibit

Curatorial Statement:
In the winter or 2013, some friends came together to read a book and make art. The book they chose was Lars Gustafsson’s 1978 novel, The Death of a Beekeeper.  The Result is a show curated with thought provoking artworks that seek to dialogue with Gustafsson’s writing.  Through a variety of mediums, such as collage, painting, drawing, sewing and installation, six artists explore and wrestle with themes of self-realization, loss and doubt.
 
“When the letter from the district hospital in Vasteras finally came, I didn’t want to open it, so I laid it aside…” (The Yellow Book 1:8)
 
 
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