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Anthony Latt Plays Velvet Underground
Saturday, July 26th from 3-4pm
Downtown Gallery (416 Market St)
Free and open to the public

Part of the Lewisburg BrewBQue. More information here 

Guitarist Anthony Latt of Runaway Stroller will be playing his own material, as well as instrumental selections of Velvet Underground songs inspired by the band’s collaboration with Andy Warhol. Part of the Samek Art Museum’s exhibition, Warhol: Again, for the First Time now through August 10. And yes, we’ll have BBQ.

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Saturday, July 26th from 8:00 – 11:00 PM
The Pajama Factory
1307 Park Ave., Williamsport, PA
Free and open to the public

Converge Gallery director Casey Gleghorn, Richard Rinehart of the Samek Art Museum, and The Lore Degenstein Gallery director Daniel Olivetti are teaming up for an extra special, one night only pop-up event at the Pajama Factory. All galleries will be bringing their best artwork to showcase for a great summer evening of artwork.

More on each contribution:

The Samek Art Museum Presents:

DJ Shakey: Julie Covello aka DJ Shakey is part of New York City’s Dj elite and has spun at virtually every metro area nightclub that contributes to the culture. Gas Zappers by Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung: In this video about global warming Hung draws on the artistic strategies of photomontage, political satire, humor, and surrealism that combines the unlikely influences of Dadaist John Heartfield, 19th-century satirist Tom Nast, contemporary video game artist Cory Arcangel, and electronic remix music artists. Falling Girl by Scott Snibbe & Annie Loui: This video, projected on the outside of the Pajama Factory, presents a dream-like story in which a young girl falls from a skyscraper. During her miraculously slow descent that takes a lifetime, the girl interacts with the people in each window, each vignette an episode of her life that ends when she lands, an aged woman.

Marketing Mamas: The Provocative Woman in French Poster Art
Presented by the Lore Degenstein Gallery at Susquehanna University

Throughout the 20th-century visual advertising has used the tantalizing image of a beautiful woman, sometimes provocative in presentation and certainly her request that the public take note of her as she makes her pitch to sell a product. That French art has innovatively employed the richly produced poster is well known to collectors and to the public that has “enjoyed” the medium since its rise to artistic status in the 1890s. It is the specificity of focus on the present exhibition, “Marketing Mamas,” that explores more the subject of the advertisers’ audience than that of the artists themselves, generating an interest in the visual methods necessary to convey their messages.

Ekaterina Panikanova
Presented by Converge Gallery

All contemporary artists skate on the surface of humanity’s impossibly deep history. Ekaterina Panikanova uses civilization’s trajectory as a medium. She incorporates direct evidence of mankind’s gradual awakening and accumulated knowledge into her own poetic vision. Here, information becomes a sort of spiritual, intellectual landscape. Panikanova’s work is informed by civilization’s constant ponderings. Nature stands indifferently in its center. Ekaterina Panikanova was born in Russia and lives and works in Rome.

“In Russia, there is a difference between an icon which has been ‘prayed to’ and one which has not; a book that has been read acquires the same energy as an icon which has been worshiped.” – Ekaterina Panikanova

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Gallery Locations

The Samek Gallery
3rd Floor, Elaine Langone Center
Bucknell University

The Downtown Gallery
416 Market Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837