Paintings by Brian Rutenberg on Display at the Morris Museum

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AUGUSTA, GA.- I Will Tell You a Place: Paintings by Brian Rutenberg, opened Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Augusta’s Morris Museum of Art. The exhibition—twenty -four brilliantly colored abstract paintings in oil inspired by the low-country of coastal South Carolina—remains on display through Sunday, May 15, 2011. Artist Brian Rutenberg will be honored as the featured artist at the Eighteenth Annual Morris Museum of Art Gala , on Friday March 4, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. “Brian Rutenberg’s paintings are so vivid, you can practically hear them,” said Kevin Grogan, director of the Morris Museum of Art. “His paintings have been shaped to an unusual degree by his youthful exploration of the great outdoors and are keenly reminiscent of a lush and challenging landscape. We are delighted to have this opportunity to introduce them to Augusta.” Brian Rutenberg, born and raised in low-country South Caro