Brian Kaplan

Not Your Vacation

Brian Kaplan

Brian Kaplan, White Village Cottages (detail). Courtesy of the Artist.

September 7–November 9, 2014

Fall Open House

Sunday, September 7
Free admission \ 12–5pm
Activities for all ages \ 2–4pm
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Members Only Reception

Saturday, September 13 \ 6–8pm

Artist Talks

Sunday, September 28 \ 3pm
Wednesday, October 8 \ 12:30pm

About the Exhibition

Brian Kaplan’s work is part of an extensive project documenting space and place on Cape Cod in the off-season. The idea of the Cape as an idyllic tourist destination is challenged by Kaplan’s stark views of shuttered motels and abandoned detritus. Piles of televisions, rows of lamps, and discarded fireworks take on a life of their own as they represent the transient nature of leisure time as well as the often invisible industry that makes such escapes possible. Works on view at Danforth Art reveal Kaplan’s unapologetic observations of what remains when the vacation ends.

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