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1567
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The 1993 North Carolina Artists Exhibition, open to any artist resident in the state working in any media, is open for viewing October 2-December 5, 1993.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1993, p2-5, il
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29514
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A new exhibit in the North Carolina Gallery titled "Line, Touch, and Trace" presents hand-drawn works by 13 North Carolina artists. All of these works explore drawing in its relationship to thought processes. The curator of the exhibition Edie Carpenter is interviewed about the exhibition. Carpenter explains why the exhibition was created, how the artists were selected, how the artists’ materials help them achieve their goals, and what drawing offers the viewer that painting or sculpture does not.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Fall 2014, p18-21, il
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29274
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The photographs of John Menapace of Durham will be exhibited this fall in the Museum’s North Carolina Gallery. The series of black and white photographs show public places in urban areas which are in a state of decay or disrepair. Despite the situations and the lack of humans, the photographs seem to capture the beauty and elegance and show the passage of time. Menapace has been the design and production manager for Duke University Press in Durham for nearly 30 years.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1984, p9-10
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29288
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North Carolina artist Thomas Sayre will perform a one-man show in the North Carolina Gallery this winter at the Museum. Sayre’s one-man show will have him construct a piece titled Aviary on-site at the Museum. Sayre will also contribute a concrete outdoor sculpture titled Arcanum.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1984/1985, p8-9
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29304
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An exhibition of works on paper by North Carolina artists will be exhibited this spring in the North Carolina Gallery. Photographs by John Menapace of Durham and Elizabeth Matheson of Chapel Hill will be displayed. Jim Starrett of North Carolina State University, Dennis Zaborowski of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Richard C. of the Southeastern Center of Contemporary Art, and Richard Stenhouse of Charlotte will also have works on display.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Spring 1985, p9-10
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29305
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The installation of the Thomas Sayre exhibition required the collaboration of many people, services, and skills. Sayre’s work titled Arcanum is made of concrete and required a crew of 25 people, a 35-ton crane, and 3 days to get the outdoor sculpture set. Sayre’s work titled Aviary is a steel bar structure and was constructed on-site by the artist, a small crew, and volunteers in the North Carolina Gallery. Sayre enjoys completing a project, but also collaboration process which is a creative, technical, and social event.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Spring 1985, p11-12
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29311
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The art of designer Milo Baughman, of craftsman Marvin Jensen, and of sculptor Winston Tite will all be on display in the North Carolina Gallery this summer and fall. The exhibition offers a chance to explore the interrelationship found in craft, sculpture, and design. The pieces of the three North Carolina-based artists are detailed and the exhibition is previewed.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Summer 1985, p9-11
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29313
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The work of the Bertie County, North Carolina native Francis Speight will be on display in the Twentieth Century Gallery this summer. Speight’s landscapes of the industrial suburban hillsides of Philadelphia and rural, northeastern North Carolina will be the focus of the exhibition. A brief biography of Speight and a description of his style preview the exhibition.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Summer 1985, p12-13
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29337
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The work of North Carolina artist Vernon Pratt will be exhibited in the North Carolina Gallery through this winter. Pratt is known for his work as an abstract painter and the building up of shapes and surfaces. Pratt’s style of his canvas works are described as elegant and calm while his work with building structures is described logical, having raw energy, and full of mystery that draws the viewer in.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1985, p10-11
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29362
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The art of Long Creek, Pender County, North Carolina native Minnie Evans will be displayed through this spring in the North Carolina Gallery. Evans work is often inspired by a religious vision she had in the 1930s and from her time as a gatekeeper at the Airlie Gardens at Wrightsville Beach. Evans work often incorporates nature and is described as being closer to Near Eastern art than Western prototypes. The approximately 30 works include paintings, drawings, and collages.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1985-1986, p7-8
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29364
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Selections from the Sara Roby Foundation Collection will be exhibited in the Contemporary Gallery this spring. The foundation was created to teach the public about art and the paintings to be shown have collected since 1950 produced by American artists. The works are linked by their realistic style and often have an element of humor, mystery, or surrealism in them. A biography of Roby is included along with a preview of the exhibition and some of the artists to be displayed including Edward Hopper, George Tooker, Philip Evergood, and others.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1985-1986, p9-10
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29359
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This winter, the Museum will present selections from one of the finest college collections of American painting loaned by The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, VA. Of the 38 works to be exhibited, more than a quarter have received conservation treatment in the North Carolina Museum of Art’s conservation laboratory. The exhibit will feature works from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and its group of American impressionist works is the collection’s strength.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1985-1986, p3-4
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29404
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The work of American artist Philip Guston will be exhibited in the Contemporary Gallery this summer. Guston is considered one of the most important painters from the 1970s. 16 paintings from that period will be on display. Guston’s work helped to reinvigorate the tradition of oil painting and the use of symbolism to comment on mankind’s philosophical concerns.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Spring 1986, p11-12
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29421
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North Carolina artists Ron Rozzelle and Richard Stenhouse will have their drawings exhibited in the North Carolina Gallery this summer and fall. Both artists draw in a very technical, realistic style and incorporate hallucinatory images in their work. Both artists push the boundary of perception and consciousness to portray different versions of reality. The style, technique, tone, and biographies of each Charlotte native are explored.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Summer 1986, p9-10, il
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29414
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Ad Reinhardt’s (1913-1967) Abstract Painting is on loan to the Museum from Edgar Thorne of Warrenton. The painting from 1949 is an example of abstract expressionism. A brief biography of Reinhardt, his impact on the world of art, and the story behind the acquisition of the painting by Thorne are detailed.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Spring 1986, p17