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Birmingham Museum of Art Announces Horizons Exhibition

Birmingham Museum of Art presents Horizons an exhibition on view through November 10, 2013.

Steinunn Thorarinsdottir.  Birmingham Museum of Art
Steinunn Thorarinsdottir. Birmingham Museum of Art
Horizons is an outdoor installation by Icelandic artist Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir (pronounced Stay-nun Thor-orens-daughter). The exhibition comprises 12 androgynous, life-sized iron figures, eleven standing and one seated. Each sculpture is unique, and has a polished glass band inserted in its torso. The arrangement of Horizons is not predetermined; at the BMA, the twelve figures will be interspersed between the Upper Plaza and the Sculpture Pit, requiring viewers to interact and connect with the sculptures over time and in different places.

Founded in 1951, the Birmingham Museum of Art has one of the finest collections in the Southeast supported by a strong educational program designed to make the arts come alive for children and adults throughout the region. More than 25,000 objects represent a rich panorama of cultures, including Asian, European, American, African, Pre-Columbian, and Native American.

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