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The Indiana Museum of Art (IMA) presents this exhibition of the work of Tara Donovan, considered one of the most innovative artists working today. Donovan uses everyday manufactured materials such as Elmer's glue, plastic cups, pencils, and tar paper to create large sculptural installations. Donovan spends time accumulating a large body of materials before she decides what can be done with it. Some of the works featured in the exhibition are Colony, 2005, thousands of pencils of varying lengths arranged in upright positions and Strata, 2000 - 2001, overlapping puddles of solidified Elmer's glue. Due to the nature of her work, each installation of a Donovan piece varies slightly, thus the IMA commissioned a new-room size installation, Untitled (Molecule), 2010, especially for the exhibition. On the exhibition's website visitors will find a slideshow of Donovan's works, visitors should also click on "About the Exhibition", which will lead visitors to an introduction to the exhibit as well as several blog entries and a video.

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  • Arts > Visual Arts

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    Arts,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928104230490T,Arts -- Visual arts,Social Sciences,NSDL

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    English

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