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Henry Moore’s Large Spindle Piece sculpture was recently installed outside the North Carolina Museum of Art. The piece was first restored by the museum’s staff before being placed atop a grassy knoll in the center of the entrance drive as the first work visitors to the museum will see. The history of the creation of the sculpture by Moore and the process of its acquisition and donation are also detailed.
Jim Collins, William Bernstein, Kim Irwin, and Clarence Morgan were all recently awarded a fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council. Their work is also featured in a new exhibit in the North Carolina Gallery. A short biography and description of their artistic style is provided along with a description of the selection process for the applicants by the North Carolina Arts Council.
The new exhibit Howard Pyle and The Wyeths: Four Generations of American Imagination places the art of artists, Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, and Jamie Wyeth. The exhibition explores the impact Pyle had on three generations of Wyeth’s as N.C. Wyeth’s teacher. From the Brandywine School, the four artists are connected by the narrative quality of their work. A description of the four artists’ work and their impact on each other and viewers is discussed in a preview to the exhibition.