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Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter

Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter

UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter, the first retrospective of the artist’s career in over thirty years. Drawn from his archive at UMBC, the 55 works in this exhibition created between 1962 and 2006 highlight Fichter’s exploration of the human condition across photography, printmaking, and painting. Fichter employs shifting moods and mediums as well as wit, humor, and satire to deliver trenchant critiques of war, nuclear proliferation, and environmental disaster. Firmly rooting his expressive compositions in a strong sense of place — the surreal landscapes of his native Florida — Fichter presents a singular vision of humanity on the brink.

Public Program
The Art of Robert W. Fichter: Talks by Eileen Cowin, Adam Straus, and Tom Beck
Tuesday, September 24, 5 p.m.
Reception to follow presentations

Admission to the exhibition and related programming is free and open to the public.

Gallery hours:
Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday until 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 12 – 5 p.m.

UMBC is located approximately 10 minutes south of the Inner Harbor along I-95. Visit here for directions and parking information for the Library Gallery.

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Event Details

Monday, November 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Repeats weekly Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday and Friday -- until Wednesday December 18, 2019.
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Repeats weekly Thursday -- until Wednesday December 18, 2019 -- except Thursday November 28, 2019.
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Repeats weekly Sunday and Saturday -- until Wednesday December 18, 2019 -- except Friday November 29, 2019.
Free Admission

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