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2012

MARGARET COGSWELL: WYOMING RIVER FUGUES

ART MUSEUM
UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING
September 8 – December 21, 2012

SYMPOSIUM:
Never Drink Downstream: Factual Tales and
Artful Musing on Wyoming Water

November 8, 6 – 8 pm

WYOMING RIVER FUGUES is the...

2010

Hudson River Fugues
June 2009-March 2010
Site specific installation for Lives of the Hudson exhibition at the Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York

Co-curated by Ian Berry and Tom Lewis
Group exhibition with site-specific mixed-media installation by...

2008

Mississippi River Fugues
University of Memphis Art Museum
September 6th - November 1st, 2008

Mississippi River Fugues is a site-specific installation created for a solo exhibition at the Art Museum of the University of Memphis in fall 2008. Framing the main installation, the...

2008

included in:
MELTING ICE/ A HOT TOPIC: ENVISIONING CHANGE exhibition
Curated by Randy Rosenberg and exhibited at:
Ministry of Culture, Monaco, 2008
The Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois, 2008
BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium, 2007

Ministry of Culture, Monaco, 2008-...

2006

Site-Specific Installation
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
Buffalo, New York

In BUFFALO River Fugues the harnessing of the Niagara Falls and surrounding rivers’ water power for development of industry and commerce uncomfortably links a dream of immortality found in the...

2005

Site-Specific Installation for
Meteorologic Phenomena
Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill
Bronx, NY

Installed in the gallery’s windows overlooking the Hudson River, Hudson Weather Fugues again used the musical structure of a fugue to weave together video images of the Hudson...

2003

Site-Specific Installation
SPACES Gallery
Cleveland, Ohio

Lured by fire and water and the imposing presence of the volcanic steel mills at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, Cuyahoga Fugues is a site-specific mixed media response to the exploration of both during a residency in...

2001

Site-Specific Installation
Islip Art Museum
East Islip
Long Island, New York

THIRST (Elegy for Esther) is a mixed media installation which explores rituals surrounding water and the search for water to satisfy both physical and metaphysical human longings. Entering a...

1999

Site-Specific Installation
Kansas City, Missouri

Thirst is a mixed media installation addressing both physical and metaphysical longings through the use of ice, steam, heat, sound and video. Ice cast in the form of buckets melted and...