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29241
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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.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1983/1984, p14-15
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1572
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The North Carolina Museum of Art's high-quality Bolognese paintings constitute the most solid and diverse collection in any United States museum.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1992, p3-8, il
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29703
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The Museum is currently displaying an egungun costume from the Yoruba people of Nigeria. The costume is used during the annual or biennial egungun ceremony and during funeral rites. The costume is believed to be inhabited by a spirit during the masquerade performance and the wearer may mediate between the world of the living and dead in judicial and tribal matters. The costume is richly decorated and its appearance displays the wealth and status of the family who commissioned the costume.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Jan/Feb 2007, p12-13
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29608
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A Discerning eye: Julian T. Baker Jr. Photography Collection The photography collection of Julian T. Baker, Jr. of Raleigh was recently acquired by the museum and will be on display through December. Baker’s collection is one of over 700 photographs spanning from 1903 to 2005 and focuses primarily on black and white images. His collection includes works from celebrated photographers such as Ansel Adams, Brett Easton, Alfred Stieglitz, and Dorothea Lange.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Fall 2012, p20-21, il
Record #:
1564
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The generosity of Samuel H. Kress facilitated the development of the North Carolina Museum of Art and other regional museums. An exhibition scheduled for February 5-April 24, 1994, contains many of the Old Master paintings given by Kress.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1993, p6-11, il, por
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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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29473
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Seven prints from Georges Rouault’s Miserere series are being exhibited in the Twentieth Century Gallery this summer. The paintings portray the sufferings and hopes of the modern man. Rouault is known for his skills as a printmaker and painter and as one of the most significant religious painters of the twentieth century. Rouault’s biography, his artistic style, and the religious symbolism in his work are detailed.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Summer 1986, p13-14
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2679
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Gordon Hanes of Winston-Salem, who generously funded the North Carolina Museum of Art's early growth and development, died August 31, 1995, at age 79. Hanes contributed over 130 art works and was a board member for eighteen years.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1995, p10-15, il, por
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29334
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A new five-week exhibition surveys recent work in the single-channel video by four artists. Videotapes by Laurie Anderson, Dara Birnbaum, Michael Smith, and Bill Viola will all be exhibited in the Contemporary Gallery this fall.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1985, p9
Record #:
29272
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The Museum will be exhibiting paintings, sculptures, and drawings from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art this fall. The forty0five works will highlight the most significant artists and trends in American during the past fourteen years. Some of the more notable artists and works are previewed.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Autumn 1984, p4-7
Record #:
29610
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The Museum will display the work of Norman Rockwell in an upcoming exhibition. 40 original paintings and 323 Saturday Evening Post covers will be on display. Rockwell was influential in shaping the nation’s self-image during the twentieth-century through his illustrations in media publications. Rockwell’s art is noted for its humor and portrayal of everyday life. Rockwell’s style and criticism of his work are discussed in this preview of the exhibition.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Fall 2010, p12-17
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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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2368
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Lawrence J. Wheeler, new director of the North Carolina Museum of Art, has many goals, such as development of the museum's landscape, programming expansion, and upgrading technology.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Winter 1995, p10-13, por
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29200
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Hungarian-born photographer Andre Kertesz’s photography will be on display in the Contemporary Gallery this summer. A biography of Kertesz is provided, along with a description of his photography and its impact.
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Preview (NoCar Oversize N 715 R2 A26), Vol. Issue , Summer 1983, p15-16