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'R. Luke DuBois - Now' at The Ringling

The Ringling's "Art of Our Time" is an initiative that presents the work of living artists in both performances and exhibition. Check out a video featuring the work of New York-based artist, R. Luke DuBois.

The Ringling is the State Art Museum of Florida featuring an art museum, historic mansion, historic theater, circus museum, conservation laboratory and research library situated on 66 acres of Sarasota bay.

 "Art of Our Time" at the Ringling Museum of Art is an initiative dedicated to presenting cross-disciplinary exhibitions and performances that explore the diverse ideas and forms at play in the contemporary arts today. 

Through the "Art of Our Time," the Ringling promotes a holistic understanding of contemporary artistic practices and showcases artists that transcend genres.  Building on the legacy of the Ringling's first executive director A. Everett "Chick" Austin, Jr., the "Art of Our Time" comprises an ever-evolving roster of programming that engages audiences through direct interactions with art that defies traditional categorization.

R. Luke DuBois -- Now showcases dozens of works present Dubois' multi-faceted career in context with one another. The exhibition, on display until May 4, 2014, demonstrates how DuBois operates at the intersections of the visual, performative and the time-based arts in a manner that mirrors audiences' collective 21st experience in a world of globalized information.

Watch the video below and for more information, visit