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Tag Archives: New York

ONE FAMILY: Photographs by Vardi Kahana

Jan

14

Our spring exhibition at The Cummer, ONE FAMILY: Photographs by Vardi Kahana, opens on Saturday, January 25th. Here is a sneak peak at the exhibition and installation process.

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Modern Dialect: Spotlight on George Wesley Bellows

Dec

24

The current exhibit Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection, on display in the Mason Gallery until January 5, 2014, contains works made by various artists in the early to mid 20th century. The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ permanent collection also contains works by three of these artists: William Zorach, John Steuart Curry, and George Wesley Bellows.

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New Acquisition: Augusta Savage, Gamin

Aug

13

Gamin was created early in her career, around 1930, and won her a scholarship to study in Europe. The title Gamin refers to a French word meaning…

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In the Gallery: The Nameless River by Jasper F. Cropsey, 1846

Jul

23

Jasper F. Cropsey–born in Rossville, New York, was a 19th century American Hudson River landscape painter. He was a member of the second generation of the Hudson River School that…

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In the Gallery: Passions of Christ by Romare Bearden,1945

Jul

02

Written by Jocelyn Boigenzahn, Curatorial Intern After serving in the Army during World War II, Bearden created a series of cubist inspired watercolors and paintings and called, The Passion of Christ.  This this series was first exhibited at the Samuel Kootz Gallery in Bearden’s first New York show. Interestingly, most of the series was done in watercolor.  [...]

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Artist in the Store: Michael Viafora

May

14

Michael Viafora is an authentic automotive artist who has been drawing , painting, and designing and rebuilding automobiles since winning a Pinewood Derby design contest as a child in his native state of New York. Viafora graduated from Jacksonville University and has been an art instructor for the…

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