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Fullerton Public Library Proud to Present Inaugural Art Exhibit, “Brian Dettmer: Elemental Selections”

Photo of Brian Dettmer's work: Tower 1 (Britannica), DETAIL, 2012, Hardover books acrylic varnish, 89.5"x15"x15"

Photo of Brian Dettmer’s work: Tower 1 (Britannica), DETAIL, 2012, Hardover books acrylic varnish, 89.5″x15″x15″

Fullerton, CA (January 24, 2013) – The Fullerton Public Library is proud to announce that contemporary art exhibition, “Brian Dettmer: Elemental Selections” is set to be featured in their new Community Wing from February 1 – April 28, 2013.

The Fullerton Public Library’s presentation of “Brian Dettmer: Elemental Selections” will feature eight sculpted books and a full exhibition catalog. The exhibit will be featured at the library from Friday, April 1 until Sunday, April 28, 2013, after which it will travel to the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. The public is invited to attend the opening reception on Friday, February 1st, 2013 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Opening Reception
Friday, February 1, 2013 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Exhibit Dates
Friday, February 1 – Sunday, April 28

Library Hours
Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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For Exhibit Photos and More Information
Visit www.fullertonlibrary.com

“Brian Dettmer: Elemental Selections” is presented by Cream Gallery, an art and artifact collections management firm with an emphasis on the highest quality care, preservation, and acquisition of art assets.

More About Brian Dettmer
Brian Dettmer is known for his detailed and innovative sculptures with books and other forms of threatened media. Dettmer’s work gained international acclaim through Internet bloggers and traditional media.

He has exhibited throughout North America and Europe at galleries and museums including the Museum of Arts and Design (NY), Museum of Contemporary Art (GA), the International Museum of Surgical Science (IL), The Chicago Cultural Center (IL), and Museum Rijswijk (Netherlands) among many others.

His work has been featured by the CBS Evening News, The New York Times (US), The Los Angeles Times (US), The Guardian (UK), The Telegraph (UK) Chicago Tribune (US), The Age (AU), Art News, Modern Painters, Wired, The Village Voice, Harper’s, Esquire and National Public Radio among others. Early last year Dettmer had a solo show at the University of Maribor in Maribor, Slovenia as part of its celebration as the European Capital of Culture for 2012.