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    of works was conceived by Kelly and this is among the last exhibitions on which he worked before his death December 27 2015 In his tribute to Kelly Jerry Saltz described him as the artist I now think of as the American Matisse The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue that features a new interview with Ellsworth Kelly Kelly s original installation plan and a special plates section reproducing all of the works in the exhibition Matisse Drawings Curated by Ellsworth Kelly from the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation Collection was presented by the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum from August through December 2014 and will travel to the Weatherspoon Art Museum June September 2016 the Katonah Museum of Art October 2016 January 2017 and one additional venue in 2017 For more information contact Curator Margery King at 212 988 7700 ext 246 or mking afaweb org The exhibition is organized by the American Federation of Arts the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum and the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation The exhibition is organized by the American Federation of Arts the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum and the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation roll over image to pause

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    showcase the remarkable artistic production of women during this period of great cultural change revealing the breadth and strength of their creative achievements Guest Curator Laurence Madeline Chief Curator at Musées d art et d histoire Geneva has selected some seventy compelling paintings by women of varied nationalities ranging from well known artists such as Berthe Morisot Mary Cassatt and Rosa Bonheur to lesser known figures such as Kitty Kielland Louise Breslau and Anna Ancher Drawn from prominent collections in Europe and the United States this rich and beautiful survey will be organized in loose thematic groupings to highlight common subjects to which women artists were drawn or which they embraced due to the gender based constraints they encountered The accompanying catalogue surveys the activities and contributions of women painters who worked in Paris in the late nineteenth century and provides an examination of the sociopolitical conditions that shaped the culture of the period In addition to an art historical overview by Laurence Madeline the catalogue will include essays by Bridget Alsdorf Assistant Professor History of Art Princeton University Jane R Becker Collections Management Assistant Metropolitan Museum of Art Joëlle Bolloch former Head of Research Musée d Orsay Vibeke Hansen

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    the work of living artists in order to support the artists themselves and formed relationships with influential artists dealers and critics By 1950 the center of the avant garde art world had shifted from Paris to New York and Neuberger s was the most important collection of modern art in the country When Modern Was Contemporary Selections from the Roy R Neuberger Collection is the first traveling exhibition in more than forty years to focus on this exceptional group of works With some fifty paintings and sculptures the exhibition illuminates the artistic transformations that took place in the U S during the first half of the twentieth century while also exploring Neuberger s significant role as a collector of and advocate for the contemporary art of his time providing unique insight into one of the most fertile periods in American art The guest curator for the exhibition is Tracy Fitzpatrick chief curator of the Neuberger Museum of Art of Purchase College State University of New York The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated publication the first comprehensive catalogue of the Roy R Neuberger collection Exhibition Itinerary Mississippi Museum of Art April 9 October 30 2016 Society of the Four Arts December 2 2016 January 29 2017 Westmoreland Museum of American Art February 26 May 21 2017 Albuquerque Museum of Art and History September 30 December 31 2017 For more information contact Curator of Exhibitions Margery King at 212 988 7700 ext 246 or mking afaweb org Lorem Ipsum is the curator of the exhibition The exhibition is organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Neuberger Museum of Art of Purchase College SUNY Neuberger Berman is the national tour sponsor of When Modern Was Contemporary Additional support is provided by the JFM Foundation and Mrs Donald M Cox

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    hop group Run D M C Organized into five sections Out of the Box includes iconic sneakers ranging from an 1860 spiked running shoe the replica track shoes worn by Olympian Jesse Owens in 1936 the Air Jordan series and the original Air Force 1 and early Adidas Superstars to contemporary examples designed by such prominent figures as Damien Hirst Christian Louboutin Kanye West and Nike sneaker design legend Tinker Hatfield From its historical origins in the recreational pastimes of the elite and the increasing importance of physical fitness to its role today at the vanguard of athletic performance and urban style the sneaker has been a pivotal component of dress for more than 150 years Out of the Box examines how the sneaker s ever evolving cultural significance offers insights into the world in which we live work and play Exhibition itinerary Brooklyn Museum July 10 October 4 2015 Toledo Museum of Art December 3 2015 February 28 2016 High Museum of Art June 11 August 14 2016 Speed Art Museum September 10 November 27 2016 Fifth Venue December 22 2016 March 19 2017 or January 8 April 2 2017 For more information contact Curator Michelle Hargrave at 212

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts - Of Heaven and Earth
    of artists such as Giovanni Bellini Sandro Botticelli Domenichino Francesco Guardi Salvator Rosa and Titian alongside those of lesser known masters Many of these works are being conserved specifically in anticipation of this tour The exhibition will highlight significant new research and discoveries relating to attribution dates provenance infrared analysis and the reconstruction of fragmented altarpieces The accompanying catalogue will feature essays on Glasgow s collections and the museum s Italian paintings by Guest Curator Peter Humfrey an internationally renowned specialist in Italian art history who teaches at the University of St Andrews Exhibition itinerary Oklahoma City Museum of Art August 24 November 17 2013 Art Gallery of Alberta Edmonton Canada December 14 2013 March 9 2014 Allentown Art Museum June 6 September 8 2014 Milwaukee Art Museum October 1 2014 January 4 2015 Santa Barbara Museum of Art February 6 2015 May 3 2015 Vancouver Art Gallery June 13 2015 October 4 2015 For more information contact Michelle Hargrave AFA Curator of Exhibitions at 212 988 7700 x225 or mhargrave afaweb org Of Heaven and Earth 500 Years of Italian painting from Glasgow Museums is organized by the American Federation of Arts and Glasgow Museums This exhibition is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities the JFM Foundation and Mrs Donald M Cox Additional funding for the extension of the exhibition tour to the Vancouver Art Gallery is provided by d Amico Società di Navigazione with the assistance of the Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver In kind support is provided by Barbara and Richard S Lane and Christie s roll over image to pause Giovanni Bellini Virgin and Child ca 1480 85 Oil and tempera on panel 37 15 16 x 31 13 16 in Glasgow Museums Bequeathed by Mrs John

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    and prints by Albrecht Dürer and Rembrandt van Rijn The epic deeds of gods and heroes enshrined in the Bible and the works of Homer were the primary narratives from which both aspiring and established academicians drew their inspiration Their ideology was rooted in the study of the idealized human form as envisioned in classical art At the École learning how to construct persuasive and powerful paintings from carefully delineated anatomy expressive faces and convincing architectural and landscape settings was understood by aspiring artists to be the route to success and recognition Gods and Heroes offers unique insight into the development of an aesthetic ideology that fostered some of western art s most magnificent achievements Among the masterworks included are Fragonard s Jeroboam Sacrificing to the Idols 1752 Joseph Marie Vien s David Resigns Himself to the Will of the Lord Who Struck His Kingdom of the Plague 1743 Jacques Louis David s Erasistratus Discovers the Cause of Antiochus s Disease 1774 and Jean Auguste Dominque Ingres s Achilles Receiving the Ambassadors of Agamemnon 1801 Published by the AFA in association with D Giles Limited the fully illustrated exhibition catalogue includes a major essay by Guest Curator Emmanuel Schwartz Conservateur du patrimoine Research Curator at the École des Beaux Arts as well as several other major contributions Exhibition itinerary Oklahoma City Museum of Art June 19 September 14 2014 Albuquerque Museum of Art and History October 12 2014 January 4 2015 Artis Naples The Baker Museum February 19 May 17 2015 Portland Art Museum June 13 September 13 2015 For more information contact Michelle Hargrave Curator at 212 988 7700 ext 225 or mhargrave afaweb org Gods and Heroes Masterpieces from the École des Beaux Arts Paris is organized by the American Federation of Arts and the École des Beaux

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    exhibition is divided into six thematic sections allowing for surprising and thought provoking juxtapositions Major oil paintings are seen alongside works on paper drawn from the museum s exceptional holdings of drawings photographs and watercolors Pastures Green Dark Satanic Mills includes a diverse selection of works by artists who found inspiration in the British landscape including John Constable Thomas Gainsborough Oskar Kokoschka Claude Monet Alfred Sisley J M W Turner and Joseph Wright of Derby The exhibition will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue with essays by Barringer and Fairclough addressing such subjects as the Picturesque and the Sublime eco criticism cultural geography collectors and changing tastes and the relationship between art and industry In addition the catalogue will include entries on each of the works in the exhibition by the curatorial staff of National Museum Wales Exhibition itinerary Norton Museum of Art December 23 2014 April 5 2015 Frick Art and Historical Center May 7 August 2 2015 Utah Museum of Fine Arts August 27 December 13 2015 Princeton University Art Museum January 23 April 24 2016 For more information contact Curator of Exhibitions Suzanne Ramljak at 212 988 7700 ext 244 or sramljak afaweb org Lorem Ipsum

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