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Tag Archives: World War II

Modern Dialect: Spotlight on John Steuart Curry

Dec

10

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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Art & Science: Curiosity of a Modern Time

Nov

25

…I was curious, what else was happening? Beyond and within government programs and private endeavors, what technological advances were pushing industry along, not only processes but what was new?

Scotch tape was new, originally…

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The Prints of William Walmsley

Oct

29

The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens would like to present The Prints of William Walmsley, an exhibit that will highlight the works by Walmsley in The Cummer’s permanent collection. Bill Walmsley holds the record for…

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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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Future Retro: The Great Age of the American Automobile

May

14

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens would like to present Future Retro: The Great Age of the American Automobile,an exhibition comprised of drawings from the collection of Jean S. and Frederick A. Sharf and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston that showcase the…

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Nazi Art Looting Presentation Returns

May

09

So, what do the Nazis have to do with Jacksonville, you ask? With two pieces of Nazi loot uncovered in The Cummer’s permanent collection, the answer is more than you might think. From 1933 through the end of World War II in 1945…

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