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Nick Miller: TREE HOUSE 360°

June 16th — August 18th 2011

Opening Reception:
Thursday June 16th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Concord Art Association
37 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742

Working from a 25' high tree house platform at the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation in Connecticut, Miller painted a 360 degree portrait of the woods over 2 months of the Fall of 2009, Made up of 27 linked panels. Inspired in part by reading Henry David Thoreau's "Walden" while working. This show at the Concord Art Association brings this and related works back to their New England roots in Thoreau's historic hometown of Concord, MA - just a mile from Walden's pond.

www.nickmiller.ie/Works/Tree_House_360/Introduction.html www.nickmiller.ie www.concordart.org

Into the Woods: Landscape, Art and Thoreau

Barbara Novak in conversation with Nick Miller chaired by Brian O’Doherty

Sunday July 10th, 5:00 pm

Concord Art Association
37 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742

As the town of Concord, MA celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering 2011. This year's theme is "Henry David Thoreau's Environmental Ethos: Then and Now" . A special event takes place at 5pm July 10th in the Concord Art Association's Member Gallery. Distinguished critical theorist of American painting, Barbara Novak- a Barnard & Columbia Professor of Art History holds a public conversation with the artist, Nick MIller. Barbara Novak's celebrated trilogy on American Art and culture, features a special chapter on Thoreau. The discussion is chaired by the renowned New York based, Irish artist, critic and author Brian O'Doherty (formerly known as Patrick Ireland). Limited seating, booking required.

Limited seating: reservations required
gallery@concordart.org T: +1 978.369.2578

Nick Miller Click to enlarge

Nick Miller, Tree House 360º, 2009
27 Panels. Installed size 91" x 202"
Casein on 300 lb Arches, mounted on Aluminum composite.

Nick Miller Click to enlarge

Tree House as temporary studio, 2009 at The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation built by artists,
Fritz Horstman & Andrés Garcés in 2005

OH Projects wishes to thank:
Nick Miller
Barbara Novak and Brian O'Doherty
The Concord Art Association
Rubicon Gallery, Dublin
Culture Ireland
Aosdána / The Arts Council, Ireland
The Thoreau Society, Concord, MA
The Joseph and Anni Albers Foundation

Logo for Imagine Ireland

Imagine Ireland is a year-long season of Irish arts in America in 2011, an initiative of Culture Ireland, with funding from the Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport. www.imagineireland.ie

Logo for Concord Art Association