Translation: New Works by Cara Ober
The Rice Gallery
October 22, 2013 - November 15, 2013
In Translation, Cara Ober exhibits black and metallic paintings from her 2012 Patination Series and a new series of Ink drawings, the Tchotchke Series. The drawings feature a range of collectible items, from African masks to Aztec pottery to souvenir Coke cans and Jesus statuettes paired with quotes from a variety of sources. In both series, Ober uses a monochromatic palette to translate sentimental and decorative images from their original context.