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Film & Performance
July 18, 7pm
CF's Summer Film Series: Exit Through The Gift Shop

PhotoBid Talk

Nov 1, 2017, 6:30pm
Join INFOCUS, the photography support group of Phoenix Art Museum, for a discussion by one of the participating photographers in this year’s PhotoBid event regarding their body of work and the photo up for auction. Tickets coming soon to Free for INFOCUS and Museum Members, $5 for non-Members.  

Gallery Talk: Infinite Light

Nov 1, 2017, 12pm
Asian Gallery Free for Museum Members Included with general admission Asian Arts Council 1st Wednesday talk by Ann Wall, Master Docent, Photographer and InFocus Member How does an artist convey a sense of place?  Through her series of photographs, Marissa Roth transports us to Tibet with subtle, often abstract, images of light, shadow, color, texture, people and objects. Each picture flows to the next to create a “visual sentence," evoking spirituality and mystery; leaving us wanting to know more. The discussion looks at the creation of this group of connected pictures, and how the medium of photography was most appropriate for this project.     Image: After morning prayers, a lone monk stands in ... (View more)

Art Lovers Book Club: The Art of Rivalry by Sebastian Smee

Nov 1, 2017, 1pm Nov 1, 2017, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The Art of Rivalry by Sebastian Smee A famous portrait of Francis Bacon brazenly stolen off a museum wall. Manet stabbing through an image of his wife painted for him by Degas. Lucian Freud declining a wedding invitation because he found himself “in the unusual position of having been involved sexually not only with the bride but also the groom and the groom’s mother.” Juicy details like these dot a new book by the Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Sebastian Smee. But Mr. Smee is ultimately after something more subtle — though no less gripping — in “The Art of Rivalry,” a study of the creative tensions embedded in four separate friendships between artists — Manet and Degas, Matisse and Picasso, de Ko... (View more)

Poetry Reading: Layli Long Soldier & Timothy Yu

Nov 3, 2017, 7pm
Layli Long Soldier is a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. She has served as a contributing editor of Drunken Boat. Her poems have appeared in The American Poet, The American Reader and The Kenyon Review Online. She is the recipient of the 2015 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation National Artist Fellowship, a 2015 Lannan Literary Fellowship and a 2016 Whiting Award. Her newest collection of poems “WHEREAS” will be published by Graywolf Press this spring. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Timothy Yu’s debut poetry collection, 100 Chinese Silences (2016), was the Editor’s Selection in the NOS Book Contest from Les Figues Press.  He is the author of three chapbooks: 15 Chinese Silences (Tinfish); Journey to the... (View more)