Exhibit examines horse role in America

     (AAPNW) – On view at the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky through November 21, “Hoofbeats and Heartbeats: The Horse in American Art” has been noted as the first major exhibition that explores the role of the horse in American art, history, and culture.

     The show coincides with the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games and is curated by professor of art history Ingrid Cartwright from the Western Kentucky University. Over 50 paintings and sculptures from museums across the country, including works by famous artists such as Edward Hicks, Frederic Remington, Edward Troye and Grant Wood are some of the highlights. In addition, lectures, workshops, readings, and music inspired by the horse’s role in America are part of the agenda with dates and times can be found at: www.uky.edu/ArtMuseum/events.html. Also showing is work of a Polish-born, Lexington artist in “The Bluegrass Palette of Andre Pater” who is internationally known for his sporting art.

      For more information, contact the museum at 859.257.5716.

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