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“Newsweek” list of 10 Most Important Artists Today

 
Newsweek list 10 Most Important Artists of Today

Newsweek list 10 Most Important Artists of Today

A Newsweek list of the “10 Most Important Artists of Today” includes Gillian Wearing…one of the artists featured in our upcoming Persona: A Body in Parts exhibition this September.

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New Summer 2011 ARTicles Newsletter

 

2011 Summer ARTicles Newsletter

2011 Summer ARTicles Newsletter

View our NEW newsletter on our news page here.

The Weatherspoon’s Summer 2011 Newsletter features the exhibitions Tom LaDuke: run generator, Allora & Calzadilla: A Man Screaming is Not a Dancing Bear, Fritz Janschka: My Choice: “Joyce, Matisse: In Two and Three Dimensions, Race and Representation: The African American Presence in American Art, a sneak peek at Persona: A Body in Parts; plus information on a Woodblock Printmaking workshop by Mona Wu, a lecture by David Phillips on Japanese Actor Prints, event photos from Spring programs, mention of an Artist Talk with Joe Bigley on his Traversing a Foreign Border Domestically project.  We also have information on two upcoming films in conjunction with the the two Lenoir Wright Collection exhibitions: Encore! Japanese Actor Prints and Persian and Indian Miniatures that are currently on display. Don’t miss mention of our search for new docents as training begins on August 29.

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Capturing Forgotten Landscapes

 
Go Triad article "Capturing Forgotten Landscapes" by Stephanie Burt

Go Triad article "Capturing Forgotten Landscapes" by Stephanie Burt

Check out the latest cover story in the News & Record’s Go Triad magazine about the upcoming Rackstraw Downes exhibition on view at the Weatherspoon on Saturday, May 28.

Visit our website for more information about this exhibition here.

Rackstraw Downes: Onsite Paintings 1972-2008 is organized by the Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York.

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Review: Judy Pfaff @ the Weatherspoon Art Museum

 

Shapeshifter: Judy Pfaff at Weatherspoon Art Museum, by Phillip Larrimore, Charlotte Viewpoint
A brief history of the transformation of space in the 20th century would nevertheless involve demographics, distances, the means of exchange of information and goods, precipitous shifts in scale at both ends of the micro- and macroscopic, et cetera. It would include how many different ways space exploded – the prismatic explosion of cubism, the splattered calligraphic explosion of abstract expressionism, the meticulously sequenced explosions which are so often a centerpiece of Japanese animated cartoons. More

Judy Pfaff, River Road (South), 2009/2011, steel, wood, fluorescent and neon lights, honeycomb cardboard, paint, expanded foam, shellac, sunflowers, tree fungus, paper lanterns and rubber tubing, dimensions variable; approx. 164 x 483 x 270 in. Courtesy of the artist.

Judy Pfaff: Falk Visiting Artist at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, January 13-April 17, 2011.

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70th Anniversary Art-Inspired Cake Decoration Winners!

 
70th Anniversary Cake Design Winners

70th Anniversary Cake Design Winners

Many, many thanks to the bakeries and chefs who participated in our first-ever, art-inspired cake design competition. Some wonderfully creative designs were constructed! Over 300 visitors attended Sunday’s opening reception for the exhibition, 70 Years of Collecting, and approximately 102 voted for their favorite cake design. It was a very close call, with A Sweet Success the chosen winner. The day was great fun, especially since guests got to sample all of the cakes!

1st place: A Sweet Success!

2nd place: Maxie B’s

3rd place: Le Cake Cafe

See coverage of the competition on Carl Wilson’s “Short Orders” blog on the News & Record website.

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