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Free: Let Them Eat Cake: A Second Helping, 10/12 - 11/17

Gordon Art Galleries
4509 Monarch Way
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 at 5:00 PM (ET)

On view October 12 - November 17

Masquerade Ball: October 24, 6 - 8 p.m. Join the artists in 18th century costumes or preview your Halloween attire while enjoying refreshments and a cash bar with curators Jennifer Detlefsen and Kimberly McKinnis!

Glass captures the magnificence of light like no other medium. Lavish craftsmanship layered with rich color is a delectable delight, aching to be savored. But can extravagance in any form ever satisfy, or will it leave us always hungry for more? Let Them Eat Cake contemplates the innate beauty of the glass medium and our insatiable appetites as humans.

Curated by Jennifer Detlefsen and Kimberly McKinnis, this exhibition creates a conversation about human desire and the delicate balance between decadence and degradation. This Second Helping features artists who use glass to explore excess, ego, voyeurism and overconsumption while pushing the limits of ornamentation.

Come indulge the artists’ innate desire to adorn, and envisage what it means to “Live and Die in Versailles.”

For more information, please visit or call the Gordon Galleries at (757) 683-6271.
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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Event Location
4509 Monarch Way Norfolk, VA 23529

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