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Ray Ciarrochi: Landscapes 1978-91, University Of Richmond Museums Jan 1991

Ray Ciarrochi: Landscapes 1978-91, University Of Richmond Museums

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Ray Ciarrochi: Landscapes 1978-91

November 15 to December 15, 1991

Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond Museums

Introduction

While apparently showing us a particular place, Ray Ciarrochi's landscapes are more about the exquisite moment of being in that place. His landscapes are at once aesthetic and metaphysical, achieving a unity of viewing nature with the transcendent power of that experience. His light, color, and paint carry us into a reflective mood where nature is calm and triumphant and we stand in harmony with our environment.

This exhibition covers the artist's involvement with the landscape over a span 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 ...


Laura Shechter: Recent Oils, Watercolors, And Drawings, University Of Richmond Museums Jan 1991

Laura Shechter: Recent Oils, Watercolors, And Drawings, University Of Richmond Museums

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Laura Shechter: Recent Oils, Watercolors, and Drawings

September 6 to October 6, 1991

Marsh Art Gallery

Introduction

For painter Laura Shechter the subject of still life is one that is charged with deep significance. Since the 1970s she has explored the manifold complexities of form and idea it necessarily involves for her with considerable success. As one of this country's leading interpreters of still life's revelatory aspects, Shechter has specialized in bringing out the subject's rich potentials for meditative and symbolic statement with a refreshing directness that is distinctively American in the emphasis on the special illuminating ...