Question the Wall Itself
Question the Wall Itself examines ways that interior spaces and decor can be fundamental to the understanding of cultural identity. The multimedia exhibition showcases work by 23 international, multigenerational artists who explore the political and social dimensions of interior architecture as well as its complicated relationship to history and to their own backgrounds.
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