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A lesson of history

By TIMES STAFF
Published May 30, 2007


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Apo Torosyan, whose grandparents died in the Armenian genocide of the World War I era, will exhibit his work at the Florida Holocaust Museum on Saturday to Sept. 16. The Bread Series/Immigration Installation will include paintings made with bread, mounds of earth, newspaper, sound and video. Focusing on oppression and dislocation, Torosyan hopes to educate the public about the danger of ignoring history's lessons.

Fast Facts:

If you go

When: June 2-Sept. 16.

Opening reception: June 12.

Where: Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth St. S, St. Petersburg

For more information: (727) 820-0100 flholocaustmuseum.org

[Last modified May 29, 2007, 19:39:06]


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