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Artist Tom Rose explores architectural underpinnings

Artist Tom Rose, a professor in the Department of Art at the University of Minnesota, has created a small but exquisite exhibition of his work with architectural underpinnings. It is currently on view in the ALA Library at Rapson Hall, University of Minnesota. 

Titled “Time Frames and Other Stories,” the show, on view until Oct. 16, investigates Rose’s interest in the geometry of architectural plans, and how their lines, shapes, forms and even — at times — color create a narrative for space in the present for a structure to be built in the future.

The large-format images he’s created are almost surrealistic representations of structure, memory and image. Some include photographed bits of buildings reduced to their architectural bones, created possibilities for narratives infused with mystery and longing.

“Time Frames and Other Stories,” 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, Rapson Hall, University of Minnesota. Free.

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