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Art on Screen Returns to the Bickford Theatre with Botticelli, Cezanne, Edward Hopper, and More!
Art on Screen: Botticelli, Florence, and the Medici
September 21, 2022 | 2 PM & 7:30 PM
Art on Screen returns for another season of
captivating film screenings featuring some of the most revered
artists of all time. With two screenings on Wednesdays including a
new matinee time at 2 PM, we kick off the series with Botticelli,
Florence, and the Medici. This season showcases Botticelli,
Edward Hopper, Cézzane, and
more. To see the schedule, click here.
During a time
of political power struggles and brutal violence, the Renaissance
Florence of Lorenzo de’ Medici was a tumultuous period that also had
a burst of creative genius. One artist, more than any other, was able
to capture this zeitgeist in his works, the lights and shadows of an
era destined never to be forgotten: Sandro Botticelli
(1445-1510). From the outset of his career under the wing of the
Medici family, Botticelli asserted himself as the inventor of an
ideal Beauty, which found its maximum expression in works such
as The Allegory of Spring and the Birth of
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Bickford Theatre Events
Kaki King: Modern Yesterdays
30, at 8 PM
of the most unique and influential guitarists of our time, Kaki King
continues to deconstruct and redefine the role of solo instrumental
artist though virtuoso technique, insatiable imagination, and
boundless humanity. Her now-signature multi-media performance, both
provocative and moving, uses projection mapping to present the guitar
as a tool that can shape both music and video content.
compelling American group to come on the scene”—The New
“power players” by The Los Angeles Times, the
Horszowski Trio has performed to sold-out houses and critical acclaim
across the United States and around the world. For their Morris
Museum debut, they will play a program that probes the depths of our
humanity through three pieces including the U.S. premiere of Louis
Karchin’s “Trio for violin, cello, and piano”.
i am the utterance of my name: Divining Mary Magdalene
Performances:Nov. 4, 5,
creators of The Other Mozart comes a new
music-theater piece about the web of clashing myths, beliefs,
symbols, and decrees surrounding the life of Mary Magdalene.
Playwright/performer Sylvia Milo and composer and percussionist
Nathan Davis will give the World Premiere of their latest
collaboration, I am the utterance of my name: Divining Mary
Magdalene, which was created partially while in residence at Live
Arts at the Morris Museum.
work is the most recognizable art in America – popular, praised, and
mysterious. Countless painters, photographers, filmmakers and
musicians have been influenced by his art – but who was he, and how
did a struggling illustrator create such a bounty of notable work?
film takes a deep look into Hopper’s art, his life, and his