Archive for January, 2010

FIRST MUSEUM SURVEY OF INFLUENTIAL STREET ARTIST SHEPARD FAIREY COMES TO THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER

FIRST MUSEUM SURVEY OF INFLUENTIAL STREET ARTIST SHEPARD FAIREY COMES TO THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER

. January 31, 2010

Shepard Fairey: Supply and Demand, the first solo show of renowned street artist and political provocateur Shepard Fairey, opens February 20th at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) in the Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art. An extensive exploration of the artist’s 20-year career, the exhibition is mounted in two parts: the works displayed […]

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New Deal Exhibition at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art (FJJMA) Explores 1930s Art

New Deal Exhibition at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art (FJJMA) Explores 1930s Art

. January 31, 2010

NORMAN, OKLA. – In light of the current U.S. economy and its historic correlation to the 1930s, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art premieres a new exhibition of New Deal-era artwork this spring. Revisiting the New Deal: Government Patronage and the Fine Arts, 1933-1943 opens Friday, Feb. 5, with a special public opening reception […]

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The Hammer Museum Presents Rachel Whiteread Drawings in First Drawings Retrospective of the British Artist

The Hammer Museum Presents Rachel Whiteread Drawings in First Drawings Retrospective of the British Artist

. January 31, 2010

Los Angeles – This winter the Hammer Museum presents a retrospective of drawings by Rachel Whiteread, the first large-scale museum survey of work on paper by the British artist. Organized by Allegra Pesenti, curator of the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, this exhibition includes key examples of the artist’s sculpture displayed alongside her drawings. […]

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EXHIBITION DRAWN FROM ANSEL ADAMS ARCHIVE BRINGS NEW LIGHT TO OLD FAVORITES

EXHIBITION DRAWN FROM ANSEL ADAMS ARCHIVE BRINGS NEW LIGHT TO OLD FAVORITES

. January 31, 2010

Phoenix Art Museum is the Exclusive Venue for Ansel Adams: Discoveries PHOENIX – Ansel Adams: Discoveries, opening January 31, 2010, at Phoenix Art Museum, offers new insights into the photographer’s greatest works by bringing the unparalleled holdings of the Center for Creative Photography’s Ansel Adams archive to light. The exhibition, featuring 120 photographs and dozens […]

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Lincoln, Life-Size Exhibition at the Bruce Museum

Lincoln, Life-Size Exhibition at the Bruce Museum

. January 31, 2010

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, presents its newest exhibition Lincoln, Life-Size from February 13, 2010, through June 6, 2010. The exhibition features photographs of Abraham Lincoln reproduced full size, hanging alongside original 19th-century images and artifacts that tell the story of Lincoln’s tumultuous presidency. The exhibition is drawn from the Meserve-Kunhardt Collection which it […]

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Deaccessioned Items From the High Museum of Art in Atlanta Auctioned at Leslie Hindman

. January 31, 2010

A George II red lacquered secretary consigned by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta sold for an astounding $207,400 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. The secretary, decorated with a pierced carved crest and Chinoiserie figures and motifs, was donated to the High Museum in 1961. Thirteen telephone bidders vied for the lot before a British […]

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Town and Country: Urban and Rural Scenes from the Racine Art Museum Collection

Town and Country: Urban and Rural Scenes from the Racine Art Museum Collection

. January 30, 2010

Whether documenting city life or responding to the awe-inspiring qualities of nature, artists constantly revisit the subject of their surroundings. Open through April 11, 2010, “Town and Country: Urban and Rural Scenes from RAM’s Collection” features selected artworks from the Racine Art Museum’s permanent collection that provide a lively sampling of different points of view […]

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