One of the highlights of the summer was experiencing Cig Harvey’s spectacular exhibition, Eating Flowers: Sensations of Cig Harvey, at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art (OMAA), which runs through October 31, 2019. Cig returns to OMAA on October 13th for a second lecture at the museum. The museum itself is a relaxed cathedral for art, a long interior space with high ceilings leading to a pulpit of glass, showcasing the Maine coast in all it’s glory. For Cig’s exhibition, this light filled space is covered with a decade of looking and writing, presented as a series of visual gifts to be opened and considered. Through a stone archway, Cig has painted a smaller gallery dark blue, where the walls beautifully juxtapose a set of jewel-toned still images and videos. Simply stated, it’s breathtaking.

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