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Our State August 2011 issue about WAM

Our State August 2011 issue about WAM

New article in the August 2011 issue of Our State magazine by Lorraine Ahearn.

“In 70 years of collecting modern art, the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro has become nationally known for selecting works of enduring value….”

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Madmonk + WAM web design wins Excellence Award!

 
17th Annual Communicator Award

Madmonk Interactive and the Weatherspoon win a 17th Annual Communicator Award

MadMonk Interactive the Greensboro-based web design team who created the Weatherspoon Art Museum’s new interactive website recently received an Award for Excellence in the art website category during the 17th Annual Communicator Awards.

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for Communications Professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards receives over 9,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. The Award of Excellence, their highest honor, is given to those entries whose ability to communicate puts them among the best in the field.

Who is Behind the Communicator Awards?
The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, communications, advertising, creative and marketing firms. IAVA members include executives from organizations such as Alloy, Brandweek, Coach, Disney, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Estee Lauder, Fry Hammond Barr, HBO, Monster.com, MTV, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Victoria’s Secret, Wired, and Yahoo!

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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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Ekphrastic Writing…part II

 

Two Women

  • De Kooning’s woman flails
  • on the canvas, curses, raves,

blood on her arm.

  • Across from her, Catlett’s sharecropper,
  • face like carved mahogany,

history in its planes, stares

  • sideways out of the frame.
  • A safety pin clinches

her jacket.  Her straw hat gives

  • no shelter from the sun.
  • Her strength is etched

in silence.

  • Submitted by Judith Behar.

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