The Daily Eastern News

Artist talks provocative, phallic artwork

Elizabeth Wood | The Daily Eastern News
Nicolas Guagnini, a contemporary artist, writer and filmmaker, discusses the ideas that inspired his art pieces at his exhibit, “Twilight of the Idols,” at the Tarble Arts Center on Thursday night, which will be the closing exhibit from Tarble’s “Art Speaks!” series. Guagnini said his main inspiration behind his clay sculptures was to make them without the distraction of technology, and they consist of ears, noses, hands or penises.

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

The Tarble Arts Center hosted a guest artist Thursday who is known for his controversial and explicit works. Mike Schuetz, the interim director and chief curator of Tarble, said the program, called “Art Speaks!” features an artist that provides context into his or her works, which are usually on...

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