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Endangered: From Glaciers to Reefs

An Exhibition by Diane Burko

August 15, 2018 - January 31, 2019

NAS Building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W.

Free. Photo ID required.

Artist Diane Burko is devoted to communicating issues of climate change through her practice. For the past decade, she has been documenting the dramatic disappearance of glaciers with large-scale series of paintings and photographs developed in close collaboration with glaciologists. She has recently embarked on Kai ‘Apapa: Of the Reefs, a project in collaboration with other artists and scientists to examine coral reef systems in the United States as they experience bleaching due to rising ocean temperatures. This exhibition will, for the first time, feature her new reef paintings together with her glacier paintings.

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Pictured: Antarctica Diptych, February 2013, oil on canvas, 20 x 20 inches; REEF Study, November 2017, mixed media, 10 x 10 inches.

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