National Museum of Women in the Arts @ 1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005
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Learn about an artist who takes teatime to another level.
Express lunchtime talks (30 minutes or fewer) are offered most Wednesdays. Facilitated by museum staff members, these conversation-driven thematic talks highlight three to six works on view.
This week, NMWA Assistant Curator Orin Zahra discusses a sampling of works in Ambreen Butt- Mark My Words.
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:
This focus exhibition of works on paper by Pakistani-American artist Ambreen Butt explores how she combines traditional, labor-intensive Persian miniature painting with an exceptional range of mark-making techniques.
Image caption: Ambreen Butt, Pages of Deception, 2012; Diptych drawing with torn and collaged text on tea-stained paper; Courtesy of the artist; copyright Ambreen Butt; Photo by Tony Luong
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