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Steve Nelson, Tug: A Great Lakes Odyssey

Wednesday, October 16 at 10:00am to 5:00pm

More dates through November 8, 2019

De Pree Art Center
275 Columbia Avenue, Holland, MI 49423-3654

Steve Nelson’s photographs of a Great Lakes tug boat fleet provide an intimate view into a maritime industry that has operated on the lakes since the late nineteenth-century. Through examining myriad perspectives of  10/11, 5-6:30 PM De Pree Art Center + Gallery Steve Nelson’s photographs of a Great Lakes tug boat fleet provide an intimate view into a maritime industry that has operated on the lakes since the late nineteenth-century. Through examining myriad perspectives of the fleet’s operations, underlying themes associated with odysseys across expanses of water are explored; from departure to arrival, dormancy to action, birth to death, emergence to disappearance, industrial ambition to sentient reflection. Nelson’s interest in the “myth of reality” underlies his search for a vernacular of the subconscious, where dreams guide our awakenings.

 

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Academics, Arts and Humanities Division, Art and Art History, Public Events

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