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Caspian: The Elements

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
11 Divinity Ave.
Cambridge
Tue., May 21, 2019, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Caspian: The Elements

“Caspian: The Elements” is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores the deep links between the peoples of the Caspian and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. The exhibition will remain on view through Feb. 17, 2020.

See exhibition-related lecture by Chloe Dewe Mathews on April 25, 2019: www.peabody.harvard.edu…

Gazette Classification: Art/Design, Exhibitions
Organization/Sponsor: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Cost: Standard Museum Admission
Contact Info: 617-496-1027
More infowww.peabody.harvard.edu…

Date: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 09:00