Catherine Opie: Empty and Full Opens at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

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BOSTON, MA.- This spring, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston opened Catherine Opie: Empty and Full, an exhibition of new and recent work by photographer Catherine Opie. One of the defining artists of her generation, Opie is known for her portraits and landscapes. In this exhibition, Opie has taken photographs of recent political demonstrations and gatherings—ranging from the inauguration of President Obama to Tea Party rallies. Her work explores the intimate relations between community and politics, citizens and the landscape, offering a dynamic portrait of the United States at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Organized by ICA Chief Curator Helen Molesworth, Catherine Opie: Empty and Full is on view at the ICA from April 15 through Sept. 5, 2011. “Catherine Opie: Empty and Full is a timely exhibition by an important artist, whose work continues