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George Cox - The Unseen Structure

Exhibitions

George Cox - The Unseen Structure


A retrospective focusing on the works of Bahamian Civil and Structural Engineer George Cox, The Unseen Structure showcases several important sites of development across New Providence and several family islands. The Unseen Structure will be informed by collaborations with architect Teran Nicholls, former understudy to Cox and contemporary artists Duke Wells, Michael Edwards, John Cox and Holly Parotti. Artists and collaborations in the exhibition will function as a way to strip away that layer, barrier, and partition with the people who live in an environment and the apparatus of it being.

Kim Smith. Evolution. Showcasing the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas undergoing renovations. 

Kim Smith. Evolution. Showcasing the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas undergoing renovations. 

Parallel to the NAGB’s renovation that took place during 1996 through 2002, The Unseen Structure will expand and explore the dynamic range of structural and civil engineering as an art form, often invisible and undervalued in our culture. It will also touch on the unseen or unexplored stories behind many of our historic buildings: while the Villa Doyle, which houses the NAGB for example, is chiefly known through through its inhabitants, the Cox family is connected to it over three generations in roles ranging from contractor (Fred Dillet, 1924), to civil engineer (George Cox, 1996) and chief curator (John Cox, 2011-2013). We will use this showcase to think about structures and use, as it is important to think about art as not the subject but a vehicle that can carry and transform ideas.