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Tag Archives: abstract

All Together: The Sculpture of Chaim Gross

Oct

29

American sculptor Chaim Gross (1904 – 91) is renowned for his figurative direct carvings in wood from the first half of the 20th century. In the mid-1950s, however, he began to make large-scale bronzes that enabled him to shift from the solid massing of his carvings to a more open, linear style. From 1957 through the 1980s, Gross created more than 300 bronze works that range in scale from miniatures to life-size portraits to large-scale public works. Today approximately 100 of these bronzes are…

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Educational Aspects of the Sculpture Garden

Sep

16

September 21st will bring the opening of The Cummer Museum’s newest exhibition space, the J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Community Sculpture Garden & Plaza, located at the northwest corner of the Museum campus. This space represents a markedly different approach to…

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VSA Projects & Impacts on Students

May

06

Each year thousands of students visit the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens during it’s week long VSA Festival. Not only do our student visitors enjoy the rare experience of being in a museum and…

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SLOW: Marking Time in Photography and Film

Feb

26

There are no ticking clocks in this exhibit. No sand running through the hour glass to mark the passage of time. In fact there is almost…

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