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Leaded: The Materiality And Metamorphosis Of Graphite, University Of Richmond Museums Jan 2007

Leaded: The Materiality And Metamorphosis Of Graphite, University Of Richmond Museums

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Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite

August 23 to September 30, 2007

Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art

Introduction

In a sense it is highly appropriate that a university museum organize an exhibition about graphite. After all, the pencil is one of the essential tools in foundation drawing classes. In fact the pencil is perhaps the most familiar of all tools to students taking their first steps at making art, as opposed to charcoal or chalk, or the brush loaded with oil or watercolor. To others, the pencil and the graphite it holds symbolize the essence of ...


Voyaging: William Bennett And Elizabeth Schoyer, University Of Richmond Museums Jan 1991

Voyaging: William Bennett And Elizabeth Schoyer, University Of Richmond Museums

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Voyaging: William Bennett and Elizabeth Schoyer

February 14 to March 07, 1991

Marsh Art Gallery

Introduction

For both William Bennett, sculptor, and Elizabeth Schoyer, painter, art is a voyaging: invoking, acknowledging, celebrating the forces and mysteries of life's passages.

Bennett builds up, with stone, glass, copper, lights, and wood, exquisitely crafted monumental forms: The Voyage, The Boat over Ocean over Ocean, Stigmata, Bed of Dreams, Belly Scepter among them. The titles signal the theme of quest, while axial forms draw the viewing into ritual alignment. One come to Bed of Dreams as an altar; Stigmata, part anchor and part ...


Mark Rhodes/Ephraim Rubenstein: Sculpture, Painting, And Drawing, University Of Richmond Museums Jan 1988

Mark Rhodes/Ephraim Rubenstein: Sculpture, Painting, And Drawing, University Of Richmond Museums

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Mark Rhodes/Ephraim Rubenstein: Sculpture, Painting, and Drawing

November 29 to December 18, 1988

Marsh Art Gallery

Introduction

The art of Ephraim Rubenstein and Mark Rhodes is art about the human figure, born out of personal experience and nourished by the great tradition of the figure in western culture. Indeed, the persistence of the human form in art from prehistoric times into the 20th Century, demonstrates not only the infinite variety of interpretations and expressions possible through the body, but our consistent need for self-realization and re-creation through the figure. The particular pieces in this show convey a remarkable cumulative ...