John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist Exhibition at the Norton Museum of Art

The first exhibition of Storrs’s work in over 20 years, Machine-Age Modernist will consist of approximately 40 sculptures, drawings, and paintings drawn from various national collections, including those of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Corcoran Museum of Art, among other leading institutions and private lenders. Open October 2, 2010 – January 2, 2011

One of America’s foremost modernists, John Storrs (1885–1956) produced a remarkable body of sculpture and was at the forefront of both European and American avant-garde movements. Storrs became part of a vibrant, early 20th-century culture enthralled with invention and stretching the visual parameters of art.

above left: John Storrs (1885-1956), The Abbott, 1920. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966. Photograph by Ricardo Blanc
above center: John Storrs (1885-1956), Forms in Space, Number 1, 1927. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, Image copyright © The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Art Resource, NY
above right: John Storrs (1885-1956), Ceres, 1930. Museum Purchase, Friends of the Wichita Museum, Inc., Volunteers of the Sales/Rental Gallery, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas

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  1. Andrew says:

    G’day, I love the statue of Ceres and are looking to purchase a replica small statuette. They used to be on sale at the CBOT (CME) shop, but no longer. If anyone knows where I can locate one, please advise. Best regards, Andrew (Singapore)

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