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Heartlands / Kelly Wang Through February 27
In the exhibitionBetween Heartlands,
which NBC news recently reviewed, the
artist Kelly Wang combines American and Asian traditions to create
multimedia works infused with elements of cultural identity and
personal grief. On view at Art@Bainbridge through February 27.
Hours and details here.
Don’t miss three
upcoming programs related to the exhibition:
February 24, join Wang and Samuel Shapiro, a doctoral
student in the Department of Art & Archaeology, for an artist's
demonstration and a discussion of Wang's artistic techniques,
materials, and tools. Stream it live; details and free
And on Sunday, February 27,
from 1 to 4 p.m., join us at Art@Bainbridge to meet the artist as
well as the exhibition’s curator, Cary Liu. Details here.
Art Making Drawing from
the Collections Thursdays, February 3 to 24, 8 p.m. (EST)
Art Museum is partnering with the Arts Council of Princeton to provide
free weekly online drawing classes, taught by artist-instructor
Barbara DiLorenzo over Zoom. With an emphasis on drawing with pen or
pencil on paper, each week’s lesson is inspired by a work in the
Museum’s collections. Details and free registration for each class in
the series here.
Save the Date Facilitated
Discussion: Memory Thursday, March 3, 5:30 p.m. (EST)
members of the Museum’s education department for an interactive
discussion exploring memory. By placing an artwork from the
Museum’s collections in a historical context, and by considering a
work’s technique and materials, participants will be encouraged to
relate it to different aspects of memory, including personal and collective
memory, nostalgia, and trauma. In Zoom breakout rooms, participants
are encouraged to turn on their cameras and unmute their microphones
to join the discussion. Spots are limited, and registration is
required; details and free registration here.
Art on Hulfish Native
America: In Translation On view through April 24
Curated by the
artist Wendy Red Star, the exhibition Native America: In Translation
gathers work by Indigenous artists who consider the complex histories
of colonialism, identity, and heritage. On view at Art on Hulfish through April
Join us live online
on March 17
when artist Alan Michelson, a Mohawk member of the Six Nations of the
Grand River, joins Christopher Green, visiting assistant professor of
art history at Lake Forest College, to discuss his recent work,
including photo and video installations in the exhibition. Details
and free registration here.
On View Modigliani
at the Kimbell Art Museum
works by Amedeo Modigliani, which you may recognize from past visits
to the Museum, are now on view in the Kimbell Art Museum’s
galleries as “guests of honor.” Drawn from the Henry and Rose Pearlman Foundation and on long-term loan to the Princeton University Art Museum, the
works are the limestone sculpture Head (ca. 1910–11) and two paintings—portraits of the poet, designer, and
filmmaker Jean Cocteau (1916) and the
Russian sculptor Léon Indenbaum(1916).
The works will be on display at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort
Worth, Texas, through October 30, 2022.