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    common themes and compositions of his time letter writing discreet encounters between men and women and family interactions among other subjects yet he is unique among his contemporaries for his psychological insight into the drama of the encounters he depicted capturing with exceptional sensitivity the inner life of his subjects This landmark exhibition included approximately fifty paintings selected by Guest Curator Arthur K Wheelock Jr Curator of Northern Baroque Paintings at the National Gallery of Art Gerard ter Borch was the first exhibition of Ter Borch s work in this country and gave a broad overview of his oeuvre It was accompanied by the first major English language publication on Ter Borch with contributions by the guest curator Alison M Kettering the William R Kenan Jr Professor of Art History at Carleton College Arie Wallert Curator of Paintings at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam and Marjorie Wieseman Curator of European Painting and Sculpture at the Cincinnati Art Museum Exhibition Itinerary The National Gallery of Art November 7 2004 January 30 2005 and the Detroit Institute of Arts February 27 May 22 2005 The exhibition was organized by the American Federation of Arts New York and the National Gallery of Art Washington This

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    the circus is a subject that for many artists has been filled with metaphoric possibility formal experimentation and exotic allure Selected by Donna Gustafson the approximately ninety works comprised paintings sculpture prints and photographs by artists whose bodies of work reflect a sustained or significant interest in the circus such as Diane Arbus George Bellows Alexander Calder Charles Demuth and Yasuo Kuniyoshi Exhibition Itinerary Wadsworth Atheneum October 19 2001 January

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    Paintings by the Impressionists Claude Monet Camille Pissarro and Pierre Auguste Renoir along with works by the intimistes Pierre Bonnard and Edouard Vuillard and sculptures by the early twentieth century masters Alberto Giacometti and Pablo Picasso among others revealed the stylistic innovations that shaped the art of that time and laid the foundation for the development of modern art An Impressionist Eye concentrated on work created during the last three decades of the nineteenth century and underscored Mrs Levin s attraction to often atypical examples of a particular artist s work From Corot and Boudin to Toulouse Lautrec and Modigliani the exhibition presented extraordinary paintings and sculptures that offer a glimpse into an exciting and influential period Published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art the catalogue titled The Janice H Levin Collection of French Art includes an essay and entries on each painting by Richard Shone author of books on Manet and the Post Impressionists Exhibition Itinerary The Birmingham Museum of Art February 1 April 11 2004 the Nevada Museum of Art April 23 July 18 2004 the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art August 8 October 24 2004 the Grand Rapids Art Museum November 5 2004 January 30 2005 the

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    to recent works that incorporate objects that refer to or bear traces of real life activity Conkelton traced the principal artistic movements of the last three decades exploring in particular the reduction and expansion of the artistic gesture in relation to the choice and manipulation of material The exhibition presented the particular strengths of the Carnegie s collection as episodes in a material history of contemporary art as opposed to the visual conceptual optical view Highlights included Carl Andre s Aluminum Lead Plain 1969 Elizabeth Murray s Don t Be Cruel 1985 86 Gerhard Richter s 612 1 Untitled 1986 Cindy Sherman s 147 1985 Gilbert George s Fallers 1984 and Rachel Whiteread s Untitled Yellow Bath 1996 Video based artworks by Nam June Paik Bill Viola and Tony Oursler were also among the selections in the presentation and reflect the Carnegie s commitment to the diverse media of modern art The fully illustrated catalogue published by the AFA features individual entries on each work as well as essays by Ms Conkelton and the museum s director Richard Armstrong Exhibition Itinerary The Oklahoma City Museum of Art May 16 August 10 2003 the Nevada Museum of Art January 18 April

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    with oblique social commentary This major survey curated by Malcolm Warner included ninety paintings watercolors and etchings organized into six thematic sections Historical Subjects Modern Life in France Modern Life in Britain Prints La Femme à Paris and Biblical Illustrations Exhibition Itinerary Yale Center for British Art September 22 November 28 1999 Musée du Quebec December 16 1999 March 12 2000 and Albright Knox Art Gallery March 24 July 2

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    More recently the artist has turned to creating moving images In film and video works such as Call Waiting she features couples engaging in intimate yet incomplete conversations that elude easy interpretation but seem to plumb the mysteries of identity and desire Selected by AFA Adjunct Curator Helaine Posner this important exhibition was the first mid career survey of Simpson s work to date and provided a comprehensive examination of her photographs and films It included approximately seventeen of her acclaimed image and text works 1985 92 seven major photographs on felt 1994 98 six film installations from 1997 to 2004 such as Call Waiting Interior Exterior Full Empty a seven part projection and related series of photographs and 31 a video calendar and a selection of recent work Published by the AFA and Harry N Abrams the exhibition catalogue features essays by Okwui Enwezor and Hilton Als as well as a conversation with Lorna Simpson Isaac Julien and Thelma Golden Exhibition Itinerary Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles April 16 July 10 2006 Miami Art Museum October 5 2006 February 4 2007 Whitney Museum of American Art March 1 May 6 2007 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts May 25 August

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    Edouard Manet s 1832 1883 production in the genre he considered the touchstone of painting Many of the paintings had not been on public view for over half a century Organized chronologically the exhibition revealed stylistic shifts from the relatively traditional works of the 1860s the experimental decade of the 1870s and the mature final period until his death Exhibition Itinerary Musée d Orsay Paris October 9 2000 January 7

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    century The exhibition considered Parrish s prolific seventy five year career and his reputation among colleagues critics and the public at large in the context of such issues as the growth of new art markets artistic hierarchies and the shaping of public taste Exhibition Itinerary Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts June 19 September 25 1999 Currier Gallery of Art November 6 1999 January 23 2000 Memorial Art Gallery February

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