Art Basel’s New Climate Awareness Themed Galleries – Maren Hassinger: Tree of Knowledge & Clifford Ross’s Waves Together

Art Basel Week will feature two very climate conscientious artists side by side – Maren Hassinger and Clifford Ross.

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Clifford Ross & Maren Hassinger, with Jody Harrison Grass (Chair of the Museum’s Board), and Irvin Lippman (Executive Director of the Boca Raton Museum of Art) at the opening reception for two new exhibitions that headline Art Basel week in South Florida (photo by Jose Lima of News Travels Fast)

Maren Hassinger has work showcased in numerous locations which include, however not confined to; California, Baltimore, Portland, Harlem, Williamstown, and numerous different places.

She has obtained many awards consisting of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the girls’ Caucus for art, Maryland Institute university of art; Joan Mitchell foundation presents to name only some.
The power of nature is unleashed with effective exhibitions featuring Maren Hassinger:  Tree of Knowledge & Clifford Ross: Waves at the Boca Raton Museum of art. The museum is combing both exhibitions side by side collectively because they are sounding a clarion call for environmental cognizance. these shows also serve as a reminder to its viewers that the splendor of nature can nonetheless be inspiring, regardless of the overly-saturated society has with handheld devices and displays.

“I want visitors to the museum to think about the endurance of the tree and the endurance of the people who live beside it,” said Maren Hassinger. “I hope they realize it’s possible to build a world in which, like this installation, people work together side by side. Both the tree and the residents have inspired me with their mutual endurance.”


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Tree of Knowledge
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Clifford Ross photographing the ocean’s surf

The Clifford Ross exhibition features a contemporary method to his monumental depictions of ocean waves that the artist captures during excessive weather. The final result is the most comprehensive survey of his technique ever shown in a museum.

Ross dramatically displays the huge amount of energy of the seas in his most modern display at a very critical moment in time for our planet. the new findings warn about warming oceans and damaged ecosystems. Sea degrees are rising quicker than previously anticipated, glaciers and ice sheets melting greater rapidly than predicted, shrinking the fisheries that feed hundreds of thousandsthe new report warns that many towns around the world will experience annual flooding activities through 2050 that formerly passed off simplest once according to century.

The world‘s oceans began to warm since 1970, and have absorbed ninety percent of the planet’s greater heat, destroying massive stretches of coral reefs. Absorbing large amounts of carbon has made the sea extra acidic and inhospitable to corals that millions of species rely upon for survival.

When I first started out photographing these storm waves 30 years in the past, maximum folks have been unaware that global warming became critically unfavorable our oceans,” stated Clifford Ross. “Now, as I look back on my paintings, it takes on a whole new meaning.”

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Together these artists are contributing and creating climate awareness through their works of art, and we hope they continue to do so because the earth cannot speak for itself, so we must do so for it.


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