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July 2019

Hamilton and Burr: Who Wrote Their Stories?

July 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
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$6 - $20

July 11, 2019–January 5, 2020, Center Gallery The hit Broadway musical Hamilton sparked renewed interest in the Founding Father and his relationship with Aaron Burr, whom he infamously dueled with on July 11, 1804. Opening on the 215th anniversary of the duel, our exhibit picks up where Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical left off and examines how Alexander Hamilton’s and Burr’s legacies were shaped by other Founding Fathers, a wife, a daughter, historical documents, and yes, even an enormously successful, modern-day musical. The continuously…

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Beta Space: Pae White

July 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - January 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
San Jose Museum of Art, 110 S. Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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$5 - $10

The work of internationally renowned artist Pae White transcends nearly all traditional boundaries—between art and design, craft and fine art, architecture and installation, theory and practice. Her probing curiosity with the world manifests in her transformation of ordinary objects and phenomena—chandeliers, clocks, popcorn, tapestries, birdsongs, fog, smoke—into exhilarating experiences that defy logic yet remain oddly familiar. Always kinaesthetic—as much a bodily as visual experience that plays with the senses—her work is as alluring as it is ambiguous, suggesting that things…

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August 2019

Light & Shadow: Alyson Shotz and Kumi Yamashita

August 3, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Wichita Art Museum, 1400 West Museum Boulevard
Wichita, KS 67203 United States
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Light & Shadow: Alyson Shotz and Kumi Yamashita features the work of two sculptors who create work of ethereal beauty. Alyson Shotz strings silvered glass beads on steel thread and hangs her nets and skeins in floor-to-ceiling installations. A critic remarked that her work “approaches invisibility.” In it, the solid materials of most sculptures are replaced by air and light. Kumi Yamashita presents ordinary objects that cast extraordinary shadows. Under raking light, a wall with a seemingly random scattering of…

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Coffee and Cocktails

August 31 - December 29
Wichita Art Museum, 1400 West Museum Boulevard
Wichita, KS 67203 United States
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Coffee and Cocktails brings together vintage furniture, designer clothes, and elegant decorative arts objects to explore the fashionable worlds of teatime and cocktail hour in the 19th and 20th centuries. The first part of the exhibition centers on tea and coffee—two hot beverages that went from exotic imports to everyday necessities over the course of the 1800s, inspiring specialized tableware, furniture, and clothing. The second half of the exhibition takes the viewer from day to evening, and features the barware, furniture, and clothing…

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September 2019

William Bailey: Looking through Time

September 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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Free

September 6, 2019–January 5, 2020 This exhibition considers the career of William Bailey (B.F.A. 1955, M.F.A. 1957), the Kingman Brewster Professor Emeritus of Art at Yale, through a focused survey of the artist’s paintings, drawings, and prints. Special emphasis is given to Bailey’s still-life paintings in oil, including the Yale University Art Gallery’s Still Life—Table with Ochre Wall (1972), an outstanding example of the artist’s signature style. Known for his meditative canvases depicting objects and figures painted from memory, Bailey…

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Ceremonial Dress from Southwest China: The Ann B. Goodman Collection

September 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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Free

September 6, 2019–January 5, 2020 Drawn from a recent gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, this exhibition showcases the technical knowledge, artistic skill, and visual imagination on display in the ceremonial clothing of those living in Guizhou, Sichuan, Hunan, Yunnan, and other provinces of southwestern China. While the Han people make up more than 90 percent of the inhabitants of China, the individuals who created the textiles on display identify as some of the 55 other groups, which are distinguished…

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Open for Business: Photography, Trade, and Self-Image, 1870–1950

September 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
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$6 - $20

September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020 A 19th-century prosthetics workshop, a jazz club featured in the Green Book, and a Polish-American car dealership are vastly different businesses, but owners and workers at all three turned to photography to portray themselves and their work. Open for Business: Photography, Trade, and Self-Image, 1870–1950, a student-curated exhibit at Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library, examines how photography helped small business owners to advertise and represent their shops, goods, and workers. Visitors will encounter historic photographs and…

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Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing

September 12, 2019 - January 19, 2020
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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Free

The most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by British artist Hew Locke, the artist explores the languages of colonial and postcolonial power and the symbols through which different cultures assume and assert identity. Activating his awareness of colonial impact, Locke modifies historical source material and artifacts to focus attention on the United Kingdom, its monarchy, and his (then newly independent) childhood home of Guyana in South America.

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arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody/ Joy Episalla/ Zoe Leonard/ Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified

September 13 - December 22
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 118 South 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Free

Image: fierce pussy, AND SO ARE YOU, 2018. Image courtesy of the artist. This exhibition offers unprecedented insight into the distinct yet interconnected artistic practices of Nancy Brooks Brody, Joy Episalla, Zoe Leonard, and Carrie Yamaoka, the four artists who formed the New York-based queer art collective fierce pussy in 1991. Conceived as an opportunity to illuminate the unique approach and cultural output created by each artist, the exhibition features work culled from three decades of their distinctly solo –…

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Colored People Time: Banal Presents

September 13 - December 22
Free

Image: Sable Elyse Smith, Coloring Book 33, 2019, screen-printing ink and oil stick on paper, 60 × 50 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Banal Presents marks the compelling final chapter in the ground- breaking three-part exhibition Colored People Time, which has unfolded over the course of the past year through the presentation of two preceding chapters, Mundane Futures and Quotidian Pasts. Building on the ideas and discoveries explored in previous chapters,Banal Presents features new and recent work by Sable Elyse Smith and Cameron…

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