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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    the culture of Glasgow at the turn of the twentieth century where collectors of avant garde art not only provided the basis for the collection at Kelvingrove but played a vital role in the emergence of various local artistic movements such as the Glasgow Boys and the Scottish Colorists Exhibition Itinerary The Speed Art Museum November 6 2002 February 2 2003 the Frick Art Historical Center March 2 May 25

    Original URL path: http://afaweb.org/exhibitions/details/MillettoMatissePast.php (2016-02-12)
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    Hobbs featured fifty of Avery s late paintings dating from 1947 to 1963 including nudes still lifes interiors landscapes and seascapes Avery s late canvases display a dynamic tension between representation and abstraction that would influence his artist friends including Barnett Newman and Mark Rothko Exhibition Itinerary Milwaukee Art Museum November 30 2001 January 27 2002 the Norton Museum of Art February 16 April 14 2002 and UCLA Hammer Museum

    Original URL path: http://afaweb.org/exhibitions/details/Avery.php (2016-02-12)
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    America s foremost landscape painters Comprising approximately eighty works including Moran s watercolors and field sketches which he produced both for his own pleasure and in preparation for paintings prints and commissions this exhibition curated by Anne Morand and Donna Gustafson documented his wide ranging interests and provided insights into his creative process Exhibition Itinerary Frick Art Historical Center February 9 May 8 2001 and Joslyn Art Museum June 30

    Original URL path: http://afaweb.org/exhibitions/details/Moran.php (2016-02-12)
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    curated by Suzanne Boorsch and Nadine Orenstein examined developments in printmaking in Europe between 1440 and 1550 Focusing on the contributions of Albrecht Dürer 1471 1528 and Lucas van Leyden 1494 1533 acclaimed during their lifetimes for their prints the survey revealed these artists influence on subsequent generations of printmakers The approximately eighty engravings etchings and woodcuts reflected diverse subjects and technical innovations of the period Exhibition Itinerary Currier Gallery

    Original URL path: http://afaweb.org/exhibitions/details/PrintNorth.php (2016-02-12)
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    a selection of sixty five etchings and engravings that translated Bruegel s paintings into print and illustrated the rich and varied imagery of the Flemish master Organized chronologically by Guest Curator Barbara Butts the works depicted landscapes biblical stories parables and allegories Exhibition Itinerary Middlebury College Museum of Art January 8 March 7 1999 Bayly Art Museum March 26 May 23 1999 Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Art Gallery September 17 November

    Original URL path: http://afaweb.org/exhibitions/details/Bruegel.php (2016-02-12)
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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    sumptuousness and drama of the period s art Portraits by Thomas Gainsborough Rembrandt and Anthony van Dyck and landscapes by Canaletto Aelbert Cuyp and Jacob van Ruisdael were among the many highlights Exhibition Itinerary Museum of Fine Arts Houston October 24 1999 January 9 2000 and the Speed Art Museum January 25 April 9 2000 The exhibition is organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Dulwich Picture Gallery

    Original URL path: http://afaweb.org/exhibitions/details/Rembrandt.php (2016-02-12)
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    Rembrandt s sublime Portrait of the Artist ca 1665 Joshua Reynold s Lady Louisa Manners 1779 and Anthony van Dyck s Princess Henrietta of Lorraine Attended by a Page 1634 This exhibition will be the first tour of an important group of works from the Iveagh Bequest and will provide a rare opportunity to see these superb paintings outside the United Kingdom While the exhibition is on tour Kenwood will be undergoing a refurbishment which is planned to be completed in late 2013 Prior to the opening of the exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Rembrandt s Portrait of the Artist will be on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art April 3 May 20 2012 in the installation Rembrandt at Work The Great Self Portrait from Kenwood House It will hang near the museum s own Self Portrait by Rembrandt 1660 providing a rare opportunity to compare the two works which although close in date are very different in scale format and expression The guest curator is Susan Jenkins a curator at English Heritage who will be selecting the works in the exhibition in tandem with other English Heritage curators The AFA publication will include an illustrated checklist and texts by the guest curator Julius Bryant Keeper of Word and Image at the Victoria Albert Museum and formerly Chief Curator at English Heritage and Walter Liedtke Curator of European Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art The publicaiton is available for pre order here Exhibition Itinerary Museum of Fine Arts Houston June 3 September 3 2012 Milwaukee Art Museum October 12 2012 January 13 2013 Seattle Art Museum February 14 May 19 2013 Arkansas Arts Center June 7 September 8 2013 For more information contact Suzanne Ramljak AFA Curator of Exhibitions at 212 988 7700 x 244

    Original URL path: http://afaweb.org/exhibitions/treasuresofKenwood.php (2016-02-12)
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    identity politics as their subject appropriating popular imagery to subvert its often inherently derogatory message be it slavery the subjugation of indigenous Americans and so forth Bell invokes the formal aesthetics of Aboriginal desert painting with their dot matrixes and expressionist drips while usurping the mainstream Pop art styles à la Jasper Johns and Roy Lichtenstein He began his practice of pop appropriation around 2001 as is most visible in his brightly colored Lichtenstein series of which there are multiple examples in the exhibition including a Ben Day dot painting of the Sydney Opera House as well as the The Peckin Order 2007 a well known work in which a young woman cries out Thank Christ I m Not Aboriginal Bell is probably best known for his theorems a series of paintings with declarative pro Aboriginal statements Among his most famous is Aboriginal Art it s a white thing 2002 in which he accuses the contemporary art world of manipulating and exploiting indigenous art while he himself ironically utilizes in the work an earthy palette and brushstroke derived from traditional Aboriginal desert painting Another in the exhibition Wewereherefirst 2007 which features a multi colored Jasper Johns target in the center speaks to a universal indigenous voice in the struggle against the continued colonialist stronghold In his most recent theorem Pay the Rent 2009 Bell demands back rent from the colonizers as restitution for what they owe to the colonized Aborigines since the invasion in 1788 Likewise in the provocative video Scratch an Aussie 2008 Bell overturns political and social norms by charading as a black Sigmund Freud who psychoanalyzes racist white Australians The exhibition debuts Bell s new video Broken English 2009 in which the artist plays chess with indigenous politics asking white and black Australians why Aborigines appear to

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