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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    Ancestral Modern contains approximately 50 artworks including paintings on bark strips hollow logs and canvases in addition to a small selection of sculptures In many cases artists have translated motifs from traditional art forms such as rock and body painting to media that can be more easily shared with viewers around the world Most of the works in this exhibition represent subjects related to the Dreaming the supertemporal realm of the ancestors Knowledge of particular Dreamings may be accessible only to certain individuals kinship groups or peoples artists often adapt or encode existing symbols and motifs to arrive at representations that are appropriate for sharing with outside audiences The exhibition will be accompanied by a publication with contributions from curator Pam McClusky and from Wally Caruana independent curator and scholar of Aboriginal art along with images and descriptive entries for each of the works on view An extensive catalogue published by Yale University Press for the exhibition s original presentation at the Seattle Art Museum is available in limited quantity Exhibition itinerary Frist Center for the Visual Arts June October 2017 the Chazen Museum of Art February May 2018 Blanton Museum of Art University of Texas at Austin June September 2018 and one additional venue in 2017 18 For more information contact Assistant Curator Shira Backer at 212 988 7700 ext 216 or sbacker afaweb org Lorem Ipsum is the curator of the exhibition This exhibition is organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Seattle Art Museum roll over image to pause Emily Kam Kngwarray Anmatyerr people Utopia Central Desert Northern Territory Anooralya Wild Yam Dreaming 1995 Synthetic polymer paint on canvas 59 13 16 x 48 1 16 in Seattle Art Museum Gift of Margaret Levi and Robert Kaplan 2016 Artists Rights Society ARS New York VISCOPY

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    Antoine Louis Barye Jean Baptiste Carpeaux Jean Antoine Houdon and François Rude drawings by François Boucher Leonardo da Vinci Nicolas Poussin Titian and Jean Antoine Watteau 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 will offer unique insight into the development of an aesthetic ideology that fostered some of western art s most magnificent achievements Among the masterworks included will be Fragonard s Jeroboam Sacrificing to the Idols 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 will include a major essay by Guest Curator Emmanuel Schwartz conservateur en chef du patrimoine 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 Baker Museum Naples FL February 19 May 17 2015 Portland Art Museum OR June 18 September 13 2015 For more information contact Michelle Hargrave Curator at 212 988 7700 ext 225

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    curated by Reba White Williams examined this aspect of American culture and social history and illustrated how increased leisure time in America during the twentieth century gave rise to a variety of participatory and spectator sports and consequently representations of athletic activities in art More than fifty artists including John Baldessari George Bellows Joseph Golinkin Winslow Homer Alex Katz and Robert Rauschenberg were featured in this exhibition of sixty six etchings woodcuts engravings and lithographs Exhibition Itinerary Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center July 15 September 14 1997 Herbert F Johnson Museum of Art November 21 1997 January 18 1998 Meadows Museum of Art of Centenary College February 13 April 12 1998 Lyman Allyn Art Museum May 8 July 5 1998 MSC Forsyth Center Galleries July 31 September 27 1998 Hofstra Museum November 8 December 18 1998 Muscarelle Museum of Art January 16 March 14 1999 Mobile Museum of Art April 9 June 6 1999 Fullerton Museum Center July 3 August 15 1999 Georgia Museum of Art September 24 November 21 1999 Wichita Falls Museum Art Center December 10 1999 February 6 2000 and Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum February 26 April 16 2000 The exhibition is

    Original URL path: http://afaweb.org/exhibitions/details/AllStars.php (2016-02-12)
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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    revealed the diverse responses of the artists to everyday life in a period of dynamic social and economic change Like their French counterparts they adopted looser brushwork and a light saturated palette to depict landscapes urban scenes and domestic interiors Among the artists included were Mary Cassatt William Merritt Chase Childe Hassam and John Singer Sargent Exhibition Itinerary San Diego Museum of Art January 27 April 22 2001 Delaware Art

    Original URL path: http://afaweb.org/exhibitions/details/AmImpressionist.php (2016-02-12)
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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    when economic industrial and technological conditions changed the course of design in the United States Furniture appliances tableware textiles and graphics by approximately fifty leading designers among them Norman Bel Geddes Donald Deskey Raymond Loewy Lurelle Guild Eliel Saarinen and Frank Lloyd Wright were included Exhibition Itinerary The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 16 2000 February 4 2001 Orange County Museum of Art May 26 August 19 2001 Flint Institute

    Original URL path: http://afaweb.org/exhibitions/details/AmericanModern.php (2016-02-12)
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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    this survey of works by Dow his students and his colleagues were tiles and pottery woodblock prints photographs furniture and textiles by such artists at Pedro de Lemos Georgia O Keeffe and Max Weber Exhibition Itinerary Iris and B Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University July 13 September 19 1999 Terra Museum of American Art October 8 1999 January 2 2000 Georgia O Keeffe Museum and Museum

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    London based artists books publisher Curated by Cornelia Lauf and Clive Phillpot the exhibition also included twenty two titles from the 1960s and 70s drawn from the Museum of Modern Art Franklin Furnace Artist Book Collection that provided a historical introduction Exhibition Itinerary Weatherspoon Art Gallery February 8 April 5 1998 Emerson Gallery August 31 October 18 1998 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago October 31 1998 January 3 1999 Lowe

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    art Surprisingly until Color as Field there had not been a major exhibition or book that examined the color field artists as a group or color field painting its sources meaning and impact Color as Field encompassing approximately forty one large scale canvases presented a remarkable opportunity for viewers to fully comprehend the aims of these artists view their finest works in close relation to each other and experience the beauty and visual magnetism of their pictorial handling of space and color Guest Curator Karen Wilkin is a specialist in twentieth century modernism and has published widely on this period The exhibition catalogue published by the AFA and Yale University Press features essays by Wilkin and Carl Belz Director Emeritus of the Rose Art Museum Brandeis University on the color field artists as a group and as individual painters and on such issues as the history of color in art Exhibition itinerary Denver Art Museum November 9 2007 February 3 2008 Smithsonian American Art Museum February 29 May 26 2008 Frist Center for the Visual Arts June 20 September 21 2008 The exhibition is organized by the American Federation of Arts This exhibition is made possible in part by grants

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