Archive for April, 2010

Photographs by Group f/64 on View this Fall at the Portland Museum of Art

Photographs by Group f/64 on View this Fall at the Portland Museum of Art

. April 5, 2010

Portland, Maine – In the 1930s, a small group of California photographers challenged the painterly, soft-focus Pictorialist style of the day. They argued that photography could only advance as an art if its practitioners exploited characteristics inherent to the camera’s mechanical nature. This small association of innovators created Group f/64, named after the camera aperture […]

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Tula Telfair Exhibition at The Florence Griswold Museum

Tula Telfair Exhibition at The Florence Griswold Museum

. April 5, 2010

Tula Telfair: Landscapes in Counterpoint pairs nine new monumental paintings by the artist with her selection of nineteenth and early twentieth-century paintings from the museum’s collection. Telfair’s choices, which include works by Thomas Cole and Frederic E. Church, establish the visual foundation for, as well as a counterpoint to, her own large-scale landscapes—paintings that are […]

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The Museum für Gegenwartskunst Presents Kilian Rüthemann Exhibition

The Museum für Gegenwartskunst Presents Kilian Rüthemann Exhibition

. April 5, 2010

The Museum für Gegenwartskunst is pleased to present Kilian Rüthemann (born 1979 in Bütschwil, St. Gallen, lives and works in Basel) as recipient of the Manor-Kunstpreis Basel 2010 with a solo exhibition “Attacca” in the museum’s top floor, open through 24 May 2010. Rüthemann’s exhibition represents an investigation of the notion of sculpture with an […]

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American Quilts: Selections from the Winterthur Collection at the Milwaukee Art Museum

American Quilts: Selections from the Winterthur Collection at the Milwaukee Art Museum

. April 5, 2010

Milwaukee, Wis. – One of the world’s finest collections of early American quilts will be on view at the Milwaukee Art Museum May 22–September 6, 2010. Featuring rare surviving textiles of the late 1700s and early 1800s from Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, Delaware, American Quilts outlines America’s earliest cultural landscape in stunning detail. American […]

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Paintings and Works on Paper by Bendik Riis at The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design

. April 5, 2010

Bendik Riis (1911-88) is a central figure in Norwegian post-war art, and still highly relevant in relation to important trends in contemporary art. His art contains existential extremes and collective memories associated with the emergency period in the 1930s, the war and the German occupation, as well as the enhanced national feeling that characterized the […]

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