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Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze Opening Reception Artwork Dedication and Performance
Date Friday November 04
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
SOMArts Cultural Center
934 Brannan St
San Francisco, Ca 94103
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorJess Young
EmailJess [at]
Phone(415) 863-1414 ext. 112
Address934 Brannan St San Francisco, Ca 94103
Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze is a traveling survey of 117 artworks debuting at SOMArts which place the male form in a position of objecthood and reverse conventional hierarchies in the culture of display. The exhibition includes an extensive collection of male adoration, male impersonation and male appendages, as well as works which probe contemporary expressions of feminism.

Opening reception will include the dedication of Sylvia Sleigh’s painting “Lawrence and Susana Delgado” to Mills College. Chanel Matsunami Govreau performs “Hapa Bruthas,” an exploration of Hapa male and Asian male sexuality, brotherhood, and the effects of interracial dating in Asian American communities from a mixed-Asian woman’s perspective.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Oct 18th, 2011 12:59 PM

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