NY: Rochester

Louis Lozowick, Aeroplane, Image Thrown on a Screen (ca. 1926-27). Graphite, black ink, white paint.

WHERE: The Lockhart Gallery in the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester.

WHEN: February 3-May 6, 2012

TITLE: Modern Icon: The Machine as Subject in American Art

BRIEF ABOUT: Works by such 20th-century masters as Charles Sheeler, Louis Lozowick, Charles Burchfield and John Marin, the American lifestyle and landscape are continuously altered by innovations in technology, and artists have responded with both awe and ambiguity to the machines in our midst.

 

WHERE: The Grand Gallery in the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester.

WHEN: February 26-May 20, 2012 (exhibition opening party February 25)

TITLE: Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design

Evert Sodergren, Sculptured Chair (1953). Walnut and leather.

BRIEF ABOUT: A dramatic increase of American craft art soared after WWII, using such traditional media as ceramics, fiber, glass, metal and wood. This exhibition of the studio craft movement includes works by such masters as Harry Bertoia, Anni Albers, Isamu Noguchi, Wendell Castle, Albert Paley, Peter Voulkos, Harvey Littleton and Maria Martinez.

MORE DETAILS: Call 585.276.8900 or http://mag.rochester.edu.

 

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