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The late artist Aminah Robinson dedicated her life to recovering America’s lost history. At last, she’s finding a bigger audience. A sprawling show of her work is on view at the Columbus Museum of Art, an institution that was close to her heart. – Sarah Cascone, writing about Raggin’ On: The Art of Aminah Robinson’s House and Journals.
“And so we’re going to have to change that image of quilting we have in our heads, the one where matronly figures with prim buns bend over fabric scraps. The medium has been revolutionized. Or rather, in fact, it was always revolutionary.” – Karen Chernick, writing about TMA’s Radical Tradition: American Quilts and Social Change.
NPR’s Susan Stamberg invites us to take a little trip, virtually or otherwise, to The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Medical school professors put together “Confronting Epidemics: Perspectives from History, Ethics, and the Arts” in a matter of days after the school’s sudden closure in mid-March. In developing the course, the instructors worked with M. Jordan Love, a curator at the Fralin who consulted on imagery to help students understand how societies have understood prior pandemics.
Art Bridges, Alice Walton’s foundation dedicated to expanding access to American art, has announced a $5 million commitment in support of museums impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
DesignGroup led the renovation of the fourth floor of Norton Children’s Hospital into the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), a specialized unit for pediatric heart patients requiring intensive care.
In 2018, the Chazen added a new work, Reconnaissance Attack by Latvian artist Arkadaii Soloviev, to the Davies Collection. The first addition to the Davies Collection since the collection’s establishment, the painting depicts Soviet troops with guns drawn moving through a snow-covered landscape. Reconnaissance Attack was given to Davies by Joseph Stalin’s Foreign Minister, Vyacheslav Molotov, in 1943.
Lance Eslund reviews Midnight in Paris: Surrealism at the Crossroads: 1929, which opened at The Dalí Museum in February 2020. An exhibition that is “More than melting watches,” Midnight in Paris “reveals the breadth of the movement before it exploded onto the global scene.”
A few years into her tenure as director of the Chazen Museum of Art, Dr. Amy Gilman has witnessed the power of listening, research and experimentation, and partnerships. She shares her thoughts in this post: “What it means to be a university museum in the 21st century.”
Our founder and president Lynnette Werning recently completed an 18-month Strategic Planning Professional certification.
The Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, examines the surrealist movement and its protagonists in the exhibition Midnight in Paris: Surrealism at the Crossroads, 1929, through April 9.