UVA Art Museum: "Excavating New Ground: American Art in the 1970s"
The University of Virginia Art Museum presents "Excavating New Ground: American Art in the 1970s," featuring 14 seminal works from the Museum's permanent collection. Produced by artists who resided primarily on the East Coast, the pieces exemplify the diversity of art practice during the decade. They embrace both figurative and abstract tendencies during the decade. Curated by the always interesting Andrea Douglas, the exhibit also includes video clips from the controversial television sitcom, All in the Family, which aired 1971 through 1978, as reflections of the socio-political environment. 155 Rugby Road. 924-3592.Read more on: art