An Adventure in the Arts:
Selections from the Permanent Collection of Guild Hall
April 12–June 15, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, April 19, 5-7pm
FREE CURATOR’S TOURS
Saturday, April, April 13 & Saturday, June 9: 10:30am & 12:00pm
Curator Alyssa Fridgen will lead guided tours of the Guild Hall exhibition!
Art, Film, & Food: Learn more about the artists in the Guild Hall exhibition!
FREE for members & LSUA Students with ID; $4 for non-members; snacks will be served!
“Pollock” (2000) Film Screening: Thursday, April 25, 6:00pm
An award winning biopic, starring and directed by Ed Harris, about the life and career of Jackson Pollock, who revolutionized American painting in the 1940s with his abstract canvases, using dripped and splattered paint!
“The Shock of the New” Film Screening: Thursday, May 2, 7:00pm
Screening of two episodes from BBC documentary series by renowned art historian Robert Hughes! “View from the Edge” episode traces the evolution of Expressionism in Modern art from Van Gogh and Munch, to non-figurative paintings of Pollock and Rothko, viewed as a reaction to the realities so graphically captured by photography in World War II, and the increasing secularization of 20th century life.“Culture as Nature” episode explores artist reactions to television, advertising, photography, and film: Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, and Roy Lichtenstein talk about art that fed off culture itself.
Pop Portraits with Andy Warhol: Saturday, April 20, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Bring the kids or just your kid at heart and learn to create a pop portrait in the style of Andy Warhol. During the class, we will discuss pieces from the exhibition and make art inspired by the exhibition. For more information, contact Cindy Blair at (318) 443-3458 or firstname.lastname@example.org
COMPLETE LIST OF ARTISTS IN THE EXHIBITION
Peggy Bacon, George Bellows, Lynda Benglis, Ross Bleckner, Alexander Brook, James Brooks, Rudy Burckhardt, Howard Russell Butler, Henri Cartier-Bresson, John Chamberlain, Chuck Close, Stuart Davis, Willem de Kooning, Elaine de Kooning, Gaines Ruger Donoho, Jimmy Ernst, Max Ernst, Audrey Flack, Jane Freilicher, Arnold Genthe, April Gornik, Adolph Gottlieb, George Grosz, Beatrice Grover, Robert Gwathmey, Childe Hassam, Arthur Turnbull Hill, Jasper Johns, William King, Ibram Lassaw, Michael Lekakis, Roy Lichtenstein, Donald Lipski, Conrad Marca-Relli, Thomas Moran, Robert Motherwell, Hans Namuth, Francis Newton, Alfonso Ossorio, Henry Havelock Pierce, Jackson Pollock, Fairfield Porter, Abraham Rattner, Robert Rauschenberg, John Reed, Larry Rivers, James Rosenquist, David Salle, Miriam Schapiro, Alan Shields, Moses Soyer, Raphael Soyer, Saul Steinberg, Hedde Sterne, Strong-Cuevas, Donald Sultan, Andy Warhol, Lemuel Maynard Wiles, Jane Wilson, Robert Rahway Zakanitch, Joe Zucker.
Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 2nd St (Main St), Alexandria, LA 71301
318-443-3458 / themuseum.org / Tue–Fri 10–5, Sat 10–4