Upcoming Exhibitions

“The 613” | Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster

“The 613” – Archie Rand

Coming 2021

“The 613” explores both traditions of biblical interpretation and of artistic expression. Interrogation is a common strategy among the individual panels, as the images may underscore, contradict, and very often obscure the teachings of the referenced commandments. Quoting masterworks by artists such as Paul Cézanne and Edouard Manet and enlisting imagery from Jewish comic artists, Rand interweaves visual culture and Scripture which, ironically, has been interpreted historically to forbid the creation of idols, images, and even art more broadly.


Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster

March 6–June 19, 2022

HIV/AIDS Education Posters from the Atwater Collection at the University of Rochester

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