Image: Kurt Weiser, Untitled, n.d., porcelain, 19 inches high,
Featuring Hood’s bas relief and sculptural glass, which incorporate a wide variety of natural associations. Included are pieces from Hood’s Poems for the Blind and Hart series. A UM alum, Hood received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1973, working with noted ceramist Rudy Autio.
Image: Barry Hood, River Arch, 2008, cast crystal and stone, 7 x 10 x 2 inches
Organized by Scripps College, this is the first in-depth retrospective of painter, critic and professor Laurie Fendrich. Mark Stevens, Pulitzer Prize-winning co-author of De Kooning: An American Master, wrote the essay for the Laurie Fendrich exhibition catalog.
Image: Laurie Fendrich, I Met a Boy Called Frank Mills, 2009, oil on canvas, 36 x 32 inches
Image: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Mademoiselle Grimprel au ruban rouge (Hélène Grimprel), 1880, oil on canvas, 17 1/2 x 13 7/8 inches.
The Original Man: The Life and Work of Montana Architect A.J. Gibson
August 20 - October 23, 2010
This exhibition features models, blueprints and photographs of the important work of Missoula architect A.J. Gibson (1826-1927), as well as photographs of this life and family. The exhibition is organized in conjunction with several Gibson building centennials:
Jeannette Rankin Hall, UM - 2008
Daly Mansion in Hamilton, MT - 2009
Missoula County Courthouse - 2010
The exhibition is co-curated by MMAC and Dr. Rafael Chacón, UM Professor of Art History and Criticism whose book of the same title was published by MMAC and The Universtiy of Montana Press in 2008.
Image: Model of Gibson's University Hall prepared by A & E Architects
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