The creativity of exile

     Gelatin silver print by Iranian artist    Shirlin     Neshat in her series "Rapture,'' in the show "Artists in Exile,'' at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, through Dec. 31. The gallery    says the exhibition addresses exile, featuring the work of artists who have left their home country or adopted home. It explores the physical, mental and emotional effects of exile on people and the creativity that a severance with the familiar and journey into the unknown can cause.

 

Gelatin silver print by Iranian artist Shirlin Neshat in her series "Rapture,'' in the show "Artists in Exile,'' at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, through Dec. 31. The gallery says the exhibition addresses exile, featuring the work of artists who have left their home country or adopted home. It explores the physical, mental and emotional effects of exile on people and the creativity that a severance with the familiar and journey into the unknown can cause.