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Fashioning Kimono: Art Deco and Modernism in Japan at the Memorial Art Gallery

Fashioning Kimono: Art Deco and Modernism in Japan at the Memorial Art Gallery

. February 1, 2010

NATIONALLY TOURING SHOW EXPLORES LAST YEARS OF “LIVING” JAPANESE KIMONO – Fashioning Kimono Features Bold, Vibrant Designs from Early to Mid 20th Century Rochester, NY — Well into the last century, Japan’s traditional national dress—the kimono—was worn by men, women and children of all social classes. Deceptively simple in concept—a one-piece, front-wrap garment with a […]

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Works of Renowned D.C. Artist Tom Green at American University Museum

. February 1, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center will kick off its 2010 season on Saturday, January 23, with the first exhibition to feature nearly 40 years of work by renowned D.C. artist Tom Green. Green taught at the Corcoran College of Art and Design for about 35 years and has […]

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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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