David Nolan Gallery presents Five Artists, curated by Matthew Schum. On view from June 25 through August 1, the exhibition brings together an international group of artists – Ana Prvački, Clarissa Tossin, Vesna Pavlović, Steffani Jemison, and Pilvi Takala – whose art explores vernacular, political and art historical cultures across a variety of media. Two Los Angeles-based artists – Ana Prvački (b. 1976, Serbia) and Clarissa Tossin (b. 1973, Brazil) – retrace the legacies of key twentieth-century cultural figures. Selections from Prvacki’s series Stealing Shadows here alternate the gendered politics of appropriation art by borrowing the silhouettes of Koons, Degas, Duchamp, and Giacometti. Connected to Tossin’s Study for a Landscape (Brasilia) and the utopian plans architect Oscar Niemeyer and urban planner Lucio Costa made for

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