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29392
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This exhibition will feature forty-five works by major figures in the German avant-garde during the early 20th century. Artists represented include Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Paul Klee, Franz Marc, Lyonel Feininger, Emil Nolde, and most importantly, Max Beckmann. Half of the exhibition is devoted to Beckmann who has been described as the greatest German painter of the 20th century. The exhibition is previewed with particular attention given to Beckmann, his biography, his paintings, and his style.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Spring 1986, p6-8
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29403
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The wooden sculptures of Victor Faccinto will be exhibited this summer in the North Carolina Gallery. Faccinto’s sculptures are also painted by the artist. The sculptures often take the form of snakes or forks and the tiny images scattered over them depict love duels or battles between good and evil. Faccinto is the Director of Fine Arts Gallery at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Spring 1986, p9-11
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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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29405
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A selection of 9 prints by 5 German artists will be exhibited in the Twentieth Century Gallery conjunction with the Modern German Masterpieces from the Saint Louis Art Museum exhibition. Max Beckmann, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Otto Mueller, Kathe Kollwitz, and Georg Schrimpf will have their prints displayed. The graphic arts were of major importance to the Germans and helped to develop their individual styles of their paintings. The prints are known for their high emotional content and are among the group’s greatest accomplishments.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Spring 1986, p13-14
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29410
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Some of the country’s finest selections of French painting will be on display this summer in the Main Exhibition Gallery. The paintings are on loan from the Chrsyler Museum in Norfolk, Virginia. The works range from the seventieth through the twentieth century. Artists included are Chardin, Boucher, Gros, Delacroix, Rousseau, Daubigny, Manet, Renoir, Cezanne, Degas, Gauguin, and Matisse among other.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Spring 1986, p14-15
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29411
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The Museum recently acquired a Greek bronze furniture attachment in the form of a roundel with a bust of Silenus from the late Hellenistic period. The Greek character Silenus was the tutor of the god of wine Dionysus. The attachment would have been found on a couch used by diners and partygoers as a symbol of wine and good times.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Spring 1986, p16
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29415
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The Museum Board of Trustees recently approved a resolution that the museum should remain a public institution and sent their decision to Governor James G. Martin. The Museum was recently recommended by the Governor’s Efficiency Study to become a privately endowed and operated facility. Details of the decision and the political process are described.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Spring 1986, p19
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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