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Lalla Essaydi And Mediterranea At The Hunter Museum

“Bullets Revisited #20” - by Lalla Essadyi, 2013.
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“Bullets Revisited #20” - by Lalla Essadyi, 2013.

Two exhibitions now on display at Chattanooga’s Hunter Museum of American Art offer international perspectives on art - along with a critique on how those perspectives are shaped and reshaped, perceived and misperceived, over time.

Nandini Makrandi is the Hunter’s chief curator - and Natalie Mault Mead is its associate curator.

“Grazing Sheep, Temple of Luxor, Egypt” - by William Clothier Watts, c. 1915.
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“Grazing Sheep, Temple of Luxor, Egypt” - by William Clothier Watts, c. 1915.

Both exhibitions at the Hunter run through January 9th.

Also, on Thursday, November 18th, from 6 PM to 8 PM, the Hunter Museum will host a panel led by local Muslim and Arab women who will offer their perspectives on living here in Chattanooga today.

And on Thursday, December 2nd, the Museum will host a Moroccan Cultural Celebration from 6 PM to 7 PM.

More details at huntermuseum.org.

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