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110 pieces were selected by Howard N. Fox to be displayed as part of the forty-third North Carolina Artists Exhibition. Fox is a guest curator and his biography is included along with his process for selecting the winners. The open competition allows the community to see the diversity of contemporary art.
A selection of Jugtown pottery from the Museum’s permanent collection will be on display in the North Carolina Gallery this summer. Jugtown Pottery was established in the 1920s by Jacques and Juliana Royster Busbee in an attempt to revive the dying folk craft. Under the Busbees’ direction, potters of Moore County refined the traditional shapes and glazes of the pottery. As a result, the art form flourished and a major market was created for the pottery in New York.
Jean-Baptiste Louis Gros was one of the most talented European painters working in Mexico in the early nineteenth century while he served as a French diplomat. The Museum recently acquired Gros’ Crater of Popocatepetl given as a gift in memory of Harlan Craig Brown. The oil painting depicts the crater of the famous volcano of Popocatepetl and was painted in 1833.
Paul DiPasquale’s work will be featured in the Contemporary Gallery this spring. DiPasquale’s sculpts seven to nine foot human figures and the sculptures are typically display in public locations. DiPasquale’s figures often defy cultural norms or conceptions and contain an element of humor.