No. 27, Karl Stanley Benjamin (United States, Illinois, Chicago, born 1925) , 1968, Oil on canvas
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Frye Art Museum: Beyond Reason: Paintings and Monoprints by Mark Spencer
Spencer’s painting skills allow him to draw from an eclectic mix of pictorial modes, including the strategies of Flemish nature morte, German Romanticism, and realism. What is common to Spencer’s art is his meticulous brushwork, carefully balanced co...
Auckland Art Gallery: Everyday Miracles: The Art of Stanley Spencer
Landscape studies and portraiture became the launching point for grand-scale biblical narratives played out in his home village of Cookham, the local residents taking the place of apostles, saints and angels.
The exhibition contains a select...
Tate Britian: Stanley Spencer
In addition there will
be two specially made films; the first presenting the murals in the Sandham Memorial
Chapel at Burghclere, the second a digital recreation of the Church-House project,
Spencer's imagined s...
Walker Art Center: Artist in Residence: Spencer Nakasako
Nakasakos residency will incorporate one of the Walkers newest initiatives: the mobile art
lab Walker on Wheels (WoW), which will be equipped with digital cameras and an editing
suite. Under the filmmakers direction and in collaboration with t...
October Gallery: THE LOST CHILD PROJECT: A multimedia installation by Jamie Vartan
The October Gallery is located at Ludonia House,
24 Old Gloucester Street in London. The space is open
Tuesday to Saturday, 12.30 - 5.30pm (Friday 12th May: 12.30 - 2.30pm). There ...
Frye Art Museum: Witness and Legacy: Contemporary Art about the Holocaust
Organized by historian Stephen Feinstein and Minnesota
Museum of American Art curator Paul Spencer, Witness
Royal College of Art: The 20th Century British Art Fair
It is the only fair to cover British art from 1900 to the present day and for five days, under one roof, art lovers can enjoy and marvel at the talent and diversity of painting, sculpture, photography and ceramics which incorporate 20th Century Briti...
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa: Striking Poses: New Zealand Portrait Photography
The invention of the snapshot around 1900 gave people the option of taking
their own portraits, but this did not replace the desire to visit the
professional. The exhibition shows that while twentieth-century styles of
portrait photography beco...
University of South Australia, Art Museum: Orbit ignition, lift off, flying ... yet a continuing relationship with a parent body.
Featured in the exhibition is the work of some exemplary School of Art educated artists and designers of our time - Kerry Argent, Annette Bezor, Aleks Danko, Mandy Martin, Leslie Matthews, Trevor Nickolls, Ken Orchard, Josephine Starrs & Leon Cmie...
Wood Street Gallery: Naked: The Naked Body in Contemporary Video, Photography, and Preformance
Naked features the work of Tina Barney, Anton Corbijn, Zhang Huan, Ma Liuming, Jaan Toomik, Spencer Tunick, Bruce Weber and Manabu Yamanaka. Wood Street Galleries will also present a lecture with Eleanor Heartney, Contributing Editor of Art, Art i...
ARTSPACE, Auckland: TIFFANY'S KYOTO
A MAJOR JIM SPEERS PROJECT
A few years back Speers explained nothing by describing his works as
neither ordinary objects passing themselves off as art, nor works of art
passing themselves off as everyday things. Since then he has cemented his
position as a key figure i...
Speed Art Museum: Flavia Da Rin: Eyes Wide Open
Exhibition support in Louisville has been provided by CBS Outdoor, SMLXL, Tyler Allen and USA Image Technologies, Inc., Zender Associates, Dr. Gregory Bays Brown, Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson, Brook and Pam Smith, Dr. S. P. Auerbach, Mr. and M...
Oakland Museum of California: Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity
More than 500 examples of this colorful textile will be on display in the exhibition Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity, from Oct. 13, 2001 through Jan. 13, 2002, at the Oakland Museum of California. The exhibition also...
Tate Gallery, Liverpool: Figurative Art at the End of the Century
Many of these works have only just been
acquired by the Tate and are on show in Liverpool for the first
time. Together, they create a powerful spectacle and raise issues
Te Papa: More of the National Art Collection Displayed at Te Papa
Past Presents showcases the range of art held in the national collection – everything from old favourites such as the well-known portrait of Mrs Humphrey Devereux by eighteenth-century American artist John Singleton Copley, through to the latest ...
City Gallery Wellington, 360-Michael Hirschfeld Gallery: Outdoor People: The Paintings and Prints of Juliet Peter
Now in her 80s, Juliet Peter has long been a fixture in the Wellington art scene. She and her artist husband Roy Cowan were central figures in the 1950s and 60s, inspiring many artists to do what was then considered nearly impossible – to make the...
Laguna Art Museum: The OsCene: Contemporary Art and Culture in Orange County
In fact, it has been over twenty years since a survey exhibition of contemporary art in Orange County has been organized by a museum (the last major effort being done by Newport Harbor Art Museum in 1979). Tremendous growth and change have occurre...
Art Institute of Chicago: Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure
The sculptures, paintings, and other works comprising the show have been drawn from private and public collections across North America, Europe, and Asia, and more than one-half of these exquisite objects have never before been publicly exhibited....
New York Public Library: Utopia: The Search for the Ideal Society in the
The BnF's version of the show was met with critical acclaim in Paris this spring.
NYPL's Utopia will run in New York from October 14 to January 27, 2001. It is
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art: The Nude in Contemporary Art
The Nude in Contemporary Art
According to Harry Philbrick, the chief curator, The exhibition gives us an opportunity to see how
artists from America, Europe, and Japan - some young, some old - confront one of the greatest
challenges in art: depicting the nude. The work in the ...
Georgia O'Keefe Museum: Views of the City: 1910–1949
Museum director George G. King said, This exhibition provides the
viewer a wonderful opportunity to learn more about Georgia OKeeffe,
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University: Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China
The exhibition includes more than 100 works by 60 young artists and focuses on artists' responses to unprecedented economic, social and cultural changes that have swept through China. The show provides insight into the forces shaping modern Chines...
Tacoma Art Museum: Frida Kahlo: Images of an Icon
Kahlo’s life story was portrayed on film by her father, her husband, her lovers, and her friends, as well as prominent photojournalists and photographers of the time. At an early age, she became aware of the beauty and magic of photography, as bot...
Ben Uri Gallery - London Jewish Museum of Art: Mark Gertler: A New Perspective
At the Slade Gertler mixed with C R W Nevinson, Paul Nash and Stanley Spencer, won many prizes, and left with a reputation as a draughtsman to equal that of Augustus John. There he also met and fell in love with fellow student Dora Carrington, who...
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama
Curated by Randy Rosenberg, formerly the curator for the art collections of The World Bank and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the roster of artists includes: Marina Abramovic, Seyed Alavi, Jane Alexander, El Anatsui, Laurie Anders...
Austin Museum of Art - Laguna Gloria: Made You Look!
Visual challenges and surprises abound in the work of the artists in this
exhibition. New York artist Spencer Finch creates pale, glimmering mosaics that
only over time reveal their photographic imag...
Phillips Collection: Surrealism and Modernism from the Collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Notably, the Atheneum was the first museum in the world to purchase a painting by Salvador Dalí (1931) and the first American museum to acquire works by surrealist Joan Miró (1934), the Paris-born painter known as Balthus (1938), and American surr...
MASS MoCA: Cai Guo-Qiang: Inopportune
The centerpiece of Inopportune, titled Inopportune: Stage 1, features a dazzling array of colored light pulsing from hundreds of long transparent rods. These rods thrust out from nine identical white cars which tumble in an arc through the gallery...
Real Art Ways: Call for Artists: Don't Trust Anyone Over Thirty
The DON'T TRUST ANYONE OVER THIRTY exhibition series seeks to develop our Visual Arts Program by using this new space and the publication of catalogues to give emerging regional artists an exhibition and publication opportunity at critical moments...
Art 33 Basel: Art 33 Basel: The Center of the International Art World
The 'Art Unlimited' hall shows special art projects and now also features a lounge uniting an art bookshop, a video library and the E-Lounge, which provides a place for artists to mingle with the public. Over 50,000 visitors (2001: 55,000 visitors...
Albright-Knox Art Gallery: Bodily Space: New Obsessions in Figurative Sculpture
Kudos to Holly E. Hughes for curating a show so startling, so slyly subversive, it worms its way into your skin before you even realize it. It’s one of the best I’ve ever seen. Here is body as locus of the commercial and the contemplative; as s...
Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain (FIAC), Paris Expo: 29th Annual Modern and Contemporary Art Fair Presents 170 Galleries from 23 Countries
This year’s fair includes a rigorous selection of international galleries, focusing on individual and thematic shows, new and previously unseen works, and site-specific installations. The fair will be divided into five sections: Solo Shows; Group ...
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