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  • Projections & Reflections: A Collaboration of Visual Art and Music –
    Teens Adults Teachers Community Tours YouTube Plan Your Visit Events Floor Plan Café M Museum Store Tours The Grounds Facility Use Fundraising Events Join Volunteer Give Partner mmfa one museum drive montgomery alabama 36117 ph 334 240 4333 about membership join our newsletter Exhibitions Projections Reflections A Collaboration of Visual Art and Music June 16 through July 17 2011 Projections Reflections was a multi media installation of painting sculpture prints and photographs by Sally Wood Johnson and music by Dorothy Hindman occasionally enlivened by performance of one or more people The artists collaborated loosely to create art influenced by John Cage 1912 92 an important avant garde musician whose theories of aleatory music have driven the development of art dance and drama created and perceived by chance The installation featured photographs that capture aspects of the concrete wall outside Johnson s Birmingham studio and an original composition for cello French horn timpani and guitar each played through separate speakers in the installation The musical parts and instrumental timbres interact stochastically to create an indeterminate flow affected by the random interaction of the arts and viewers Johnson says the wall is for me one huge chance operation Projections Reflections was a multi media installation of painting sculpture prints and photographs by Sally Wood Johnson and music by Dorothy Hindman occasionally enlivened by performance of one or more people The artists collaborated loosely to create art influenced by John Cage 1912 92 an important avant garde musician whose theories of aleatory music have driven the development Share More Facebook Twitter Reddit Stumble Digg Delicous Email Print events Short Course 02 16 2016 12 00 pm 1 00 pm Gifts of the Ida Belle Young Art Acquisition Fund Tuesdays January 26 February 2 9 16 and 23 at 12 Read the rest Tales

    Original URL path: http://mmfa.org/exhibitions/projections-reflections-collaboration-visual-art-music/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Paintings and Prints by John Lapsley (1915–2005) –
    Plan Your Visit Events Floor Plan Café M Museum Store Tours The Grounds Facility Use Fundraising Events Join Volunteer Give Partner mmfa one museum drive montgomery alabama 36117 ph 334 240 4333 about membership join our newsletter Exhibitions Paintings and Prints by John Lapsley 1915 2005 February 26 through May 15 2011 John W Lapsley Jr was a renowned Selma Alabama painter and printmaker best known for the work he created in the 1930s and 1940s as a member of Montgomery s New South School These paintings three of which are in the Museum s collection were excellent examples of the movement known as Social Realism Along with Charles Shannon Crawford Gillis and others he had fostered a visionary approach to visual art and culture in downtown Montgomery between 1939 and 1940 However in later life Lapsley often seemed mystified that he was remembered for those works at all he identified as characteristic the work of his later years and he reveled in its success and popularity This exhibition of 20 paintings and prints was derived from the collection of Dr Gery Anderson of Selma and it contained the works that John Lapsley and those who knew him considered his true artistic legacy John W Lapsley Jr was a renowned Selma Alabama painter and printmaker best known for the work he created in the 1930s and 1940s as a member of Montgomery s New South School These paintings three of which are in the Museum s collection were excellent examples of the movement known as Social Realism Along with Charles Share More Facebook Twitter Reddit Stumble Digg Delicous Email Print events Short Course 02 16 2016 12 00 pm 1 00 pm Gifts of the Ida Belle Young Art Acquisition Fund Tuesdays January 26 February 2 9 16 and 23

    Original URL path: http://mmfa.org/exhibitions/paintings-prints-john-lapsley-1915-2005/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Paintings by Chuck Whitehead –
    Plan Café M Museum Store Tours The Grounds Facility Use Fundraising Events Join Volunteer Give Partner mmfa one museum drive montgomery alabama 36117 ph 334 240 4333 about membership join our newsletter Exhibitions Paintings by Chuck Whitehead March 26 through May 15 2011 Chauncey Chuck B Whitehead was the Featured Artist of the 39 th MAG MMFA exhibition Whitehead was a prolific Montgomery artist author and poet He self published five books and was president of the Creative Writers of Montgomery but he was best known for his drawings paintings and sculptures Whitehead appreciated abstract art but he did not make it He painted still lifes landscapes animals nudes portraits and a distinctive genre of compositions he called subliminal painting As he said in 2001 I place embossed writing on a painting with the message invisible except when viewed in exactly the right side light It is then easily read by the conscious mind adding an additional measure of communication to the painting His earliest incorporation of texts and images date from his time in post war Japan and his latest examples were created in the months before his death at age 94 Chuck Whitehead 1915 2010 Banjo Player 1981 oil on canvas Lent by Marguerite Whitehead Edwards Chauncey Chuck B Whitehead was the Featured Artist of the 39th MAG MMFA exhibition Whitehead was a prolific Montgomery artist author and poet He self published five books and was president of the Creative Writers of Montgomery but he was best known for his drawings paintings and sculptures Whitehead appreciated abstract art but he did not make Share More Facebook Twitter Reddit Stumble Digg Delicous Email Print events Short Course 02 16 2016 12 00 pm 1 00 pm Gifts of the Ida Belle Young Art Acquisition Fund Tuesdays January 26 February

    Original URL path: http://mmfa.org/exhibitions/paintings-chuck-whitehead/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Thirty-Ninth Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition –
    Community Tours YouTube Plan Your Visit Events Floor Plan Café M Museum Store Tours The Grounds Facility Use Fundraising Events Join Volunteer Give Partner mmfa one museum drive montgomery alabama 36117 ph 334 240 4333 about membership join our newsletter Exhibitions Thirty Ninth Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition March 26 through May 15 2011 The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts was proud to sponsor this biennial series of exhibitions in cooperation with the Montgomery Art Guild in order to give the community an opportunity to survey the achievements of area artists Traditionally the Art Guild Museum exhibitions are filled with contemporary works in a variety of media demonstrating significant dedication and creativity by a myriad of artists in the Montgomery area as well as the State of Alabama Since the late 1950s the Museum has been partnering with the Montgomery Art Guild to produce exhibitions focusing on the works of artists in Central Alabama While the names have changed the intent of the show has always been to encourage the production and appreciation of art within the community Today the two organizations partner not just to produce the exhibitions but also to provide instructional and enrichment experiences for artists of all ages The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts was proud to sponsor this biennial series of exhibitions in cooperation with the Montgomery Art Guild in order to give the community an opportunity to survey the achievements of area artists Traditionally the Art Guild Museum exhibitions are filled with contemporary works in a variety of media demonstrating significant Share More Facebook Twitter Reddit Stumble Digg Delicous Email Print events Short Course 02 16 2016 12 00 pm 1 00 pm Gifts of the Ida Belle Young Art Acquisition Fund Tuesdays January 26 February 2 9 16 and 23 at 12 Read

    Original URL path: http://mmfa.org/exhibitions/thirty-ninth-montgomery-art-guild-museum-exhibition/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Sculpture by Jaehyo Lee –
    Exhibitions Sculpture by Jaehyo Lee January 08 through May 08 2011 Jaehyo Lee is a prominent contemporary Korean sculptor who has been exhibiting internationally since 1996 The artist works in natural materials and steel to build sculpture that emphasizes those materials essential natures and complex textures He frequently works in raw wood creating clean geometric forms but he also crafts works from charred wood and nails emphasizing the beauty of the burnt wood and the polished metal He graduated from Hong IK University in 1992 and was the winner of the Hankook Ilbo Young Artists Award in 1997 the Osaka Triennial Award in 1998 and many other exhibition prizes His work is included in the collections of the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Korea the Osaka Contemporary Art Center in Osaka Japan as well as other collections in the Far East Jaehyo Lee is a prominent contemporary Korean sculptor who has been exhibiting internationally since 1996 The artist works in natural materials and steel to build sculpture that emphasizes those materials essential natures and complex textures He frequently works in raw wood creating clean geometric forms but he also crafts works from charred wood and nails Share More Facebook

    Original URL path: http://mmfa.org/exhibitions/sculpture-jaehyo-lee/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Color and Light Photographs by Carl Burton –
    Tours The Grounds Facility Use Fundraising Events Join Volunteer Give Partner mmfa one museum drive montgomery alabama 36117 ph 334 240 4333 about membership join our newsletter Exhibitions Color and Light Photographs by Carl Burton January 22 through March 13 2011 During a thirty year career as a professional photographer Carl Burton documented the distinctive landscapes of Europe and the United States with particular focus on New York City His images record both splendid vistas as well as beguiling details Because he works with a panoramic camera and large horizontal prints the viewer is enveloped by the environments that Burton records The artist writes As I work I m dazzled by the beauty I see by the intensity and quality of light by color and by the world s evanescence Indeed as I look over my work I realize that I m trying to stop time and capture a small part of the world before it disappears or is completely transformed Most of the New York images for example now serve as records of places that no longer exist My images document the subtle and not so subtle ways that people make their mark on the natural world Carl Burton International Harvester Pickup Francis Utah 2007 archival inkjet print Lent by the artist During a thirty year career as a professional photographer Carl Burton documented the distinctive landscapes of Europe and the United States with particular focus on New York City His images record both splendid vistas as well as beguiling details Because he works with a panoramic camera and large horizontal prints the viewer is enveloped by the Share More Facebook Twitter Reddit Stumble Digg Delicous Email Print events Short Course 02 16 2016 12 00 pm 1 00 pm Gifts of the Ida Belle Young Art Acquisition Fund

    Original URL path: http://mmfa.org/exhibitions/color-light-photographs-carl-burton/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Winning IDEAs: Selected Product Designs 2008 –
    Fundraising Events Join Volunteer Give Partner mmfa one museum drive montgomery alabama 36117 ph 334 240 4333 about membership join our newsletter Exhibitions Winning IDEAs Selected Product Designs 2008 January 22 through February 13 2011 Winning IDEAs featured the winners of the International Design Excellence Awards IDEA for 2008 The Industrial Designers Society of America IDSA presents these awards annually with an international jury of professional designers and academics selecting the winners Each day we live and work with products whose functionality beauty and availability are taken for granted Few of us realize that these products are conceived designed and put into production by industrial designers This exhibition of contemporary consumer products illuminates the design features that distinguish these items from similar but less effective designs In 2008 jurors noted a growing sense of social responsibility the influence of globalization and a respect for minimalism and elegance especially in the communications and computer designs such as Apple s IPhone and MacBook Air laptop The exhibition features a selection of gold silver and bronze award winning designs from the 2008 competition s 17 categories Commercial and Industrial Products Communications Tools Computer Equipment Design Strategy Ecodesign Entertainment Environments Home Living Interactive Product Experiences Leisure Recreation Medical and Scientific Products Office and Productivity Packaging and Graphics Personal Accessories Research Student Designs and Transportation Winning IDEAs featured the winners of the International Design Excellence Awards IDEA for 2008 The Industrial Designers Society of America IDSA presents these awards annually with an international jury of professional designers and academics selecting the winners Each day we live and work with products whose functionality beauty and availability are taken for granted Few Share More Facebook Twitter Reddit Stumble Digg Delicous Email Print events Short Course 02 16 2016 12 00 pm 1 00 pm Gifts of the

    Original URL path: http://mmfa.org/exhibitions/winning-ideas-selected-product-designs-2008/ (2016-02-14)
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  • Fantasies & Fairy Tales: Maxfield Parrish and the Art of the Print –
    Events Floor Plan Café M Museum Store Tours The Grounds Facility Use Fundraising Events Join Volunteer Give Partner mmfa one museum drive montgomery alabama 36117 ph 334 240 4333 about membership join our newsletter Exhibitions Fantasies Fairy Tales Maxfield Parrish and the Art of the Print October 30 through January 09 2011 Maxfield Parrish was one of the early 20th century s most popular and well known artists who undertook hundreds of commissions for book illustrations magazine covers advertisements and lithographs that reveal both his sense of humor and his unparallelled eye for graphic design Though modern scholarship pays increasing attention to Maxfield Parrish s career as a fine artist the immense popularity of his work during the early 20th century rested upon his commercial design work In many cases Parrish s original paintings were a direct result of these commercial enterprises Before abandoning figurative work in the 1950s Parrish undertook hundreds of these commissions This exhibition presents a comprehensive sampling of Parrishs printed works offering insight into the multifaceted relationship between the worlds of commercial and fine art Organized by the Trust for Museum Exhibitions Washington DC and International Arts Memphis Tennessee Maxfield Parrish Daybreak 1922 lithograph Lent by Heritage Auctions Maxfield Parrish was one of the early 20th century s most popular and well known artists who undertook hundreds of commissions for book illustrations magazine covers advertisements and lithographs that reveal both his sense of humor and his unparallelled eye for graphic design Though modern scholarship pays increasing attention to Maxfield Parrish s career as a fine artist the immense Share More Facebook Twitter Reddit Stumble Digg Delicous Email Print events Short Course 02 16 2016 12 00 pm 1 00 pm Gifts of the Ida Belle Young Art Acquisition Fund Tuesdays January 26 February 2 9 16

    Original URL path: http://mmfa.org/exhibitions/fantasies-fairy-tales-maxfield-parrish-art-print/ (2016-02-14)
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