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The Stieglitz Circle, Nicole Crawford Jan 2001

The Stieglitz Circle, Nicole Crawford

Sheldon Museum of Art Catalogues and Publications

The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden is pleased to present The Stieglitz Circle, the fourteenth annual Sheldon Statewide exhibition. Sheldon Statewide is a unique collaboration between the Sheldon Gallery, the Nebraska Art Association (a nonprofit volunteer membership organization dedicated to the advancement of the visual arts in Nebraska) and the efforts and cooperation of the many Nebraska communities that serve as exhibition venues. The mission of the Sheldon Gallery is the acquisition, exhibition, and interpretation of 19th- and 20th-century American art. Each year twenty works from the collection are circulated throughout the state of Nebraska.

The 2000-2001 Sheldon ...


American Paintings From The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery An Institutional History In Pictures, Daniel A. Siedell Jan 2001

American Paintings From The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery An Institutional History In Pictures, Daniel A. Siedell

Sheldon Museum of Art Catalogues and Publications

The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is pleased to present American Paintings from the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery: An Institutional History in Pictures, an exhibition of more than forty-nine paintings that celebrates an important part of the Gallery's considerable permanent collection, which, for over one-hundred years , has come to define its identity and mission as an art museum. Boasting a permanent collection of nearly 13 ,000 objects , the Sheldon Art Gallery has sought to present the historical development and aesthetic diversity of 19th and 20th-century American art in various media.

But the ...


Making Sense Of The Senses: The Body, The Brain And Modern Art, Will South Jan 2001

Making Sense Of The Senses: The Body, The Brain And Modern Art, Will South

Sheldon Museum of Art Catalogues and Publications

I magine, as so many artists, musicians, writers, poets and dreamers have tried to do so many times in so many ways, a universal Ian - guage-one that could be understood by anyone in any place at any time. However implausible such a language may seem, however romantic, naIve, or flatly impossible, its creation in visual terms was a common pursuit of early modern painters, those working in the first decades of the 20th century. At the beginning of this new millennium, we may ask afresh if all these past imaginings and pursuits were but elegant and finely wrought pipe dreams ...


Making Sense Of The Senses: The Body The Brain And Modern Art, Will South Jan 2001

Making Sense Of The Senses: The Body The Brain And Modern Art, Will South

Sheldon Museum of Art Catalogues and Publications

Imagine, as so many artists, musicians, writers, poets and dreamers have tried to do so many times in so many ways, a universal language-one that could be understood by anyone in any place at any time. However implausible such a language may seem, however romantic, naive, or flatly impossible, its creation in visual terms was a common pursuit of early modern painters, those working in the first decades of the 20th century. At the beginning of this new millennium, we may ask afresh if all these past imaginings and pursuits were but elegant and finely wrought pipe dreams, or if ...


The Visual Culture Of: Prairie Schooner, Daniel A. Siedell Jan 2001

The Visual Culture Of: Prairie Schooner, Daniel A. Siedell

Sheldon Museum of Art Catalogues and Publications

The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden is pleased to present The Visual Culture of PRAIRIE SCHOONER, an exhibition of forty images from the pages of one of the more distinguished literary magazines in the country. Celebrating its seventy-fifth year of publication, the Prairie Schooner almost from the outset became a much sought after venue for the publication of poems, short fiction, criticism, and personal essays for many of the nation's important and soon-to-be important writers. This exhibition explores the role that visual imagery has played in this important and influential magazine. If, as Henry Rago asserts, "a ...