Rachel Perry Welty’s First Museum Solo Exhibition Opens at deCordova

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LINCOLN, MA.- DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum presents the first solo exhibition of the conceptual artist Rachel Perry Welty opening January 29, 2011. This exhibition–her first large-scale museum solo show–will include Welty’s major works in drawing, sculpture, collage, installation, video, photography, and social media–some created especially for this exhibition. Welty’s precisely-crafted, colorful, and beautiful work often uses humor to address a wide variety of issues including, consumerism, suburbia, narcissism, information overload, language, the fleeting nature of experience, the passage of time, and ultimately, life and death. Welty takes daily life as her subject, incorporating the mundane and the extraordinary in equal measure. Mixing a Minimalist aesthetic with Pop humor, Welty’s artworks uncover the poetic elements in the everyday. The exhibition will present a number of works cr