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Object of the Month: The Fall by Philip C. Curtis

Jun 4, 2016, 11:30am Jun 16, 2016, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
See Jerome, Arizona, through the eyes of Phoenix Art Museum’s founder Philip C. Curtis. Curtis' compelling works and his uncanny images entice the viewer to wonder, long after leaving the Museum. Join Master Docent Elinor Rames in an engaging discussion of Curtis’ ambiguous depiction of the mining town that made Arizona famous as “The Copper State.” Image credit: Philip C. Curtis, American, 1907-2000, The Fall, 1959. Oil on panel. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, gift of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation.

Defining Moments: 50 Years of Fashion at Phoenix Art Museum Gallery Talk

Jun 8, 2016, 7pm
Join us for a Gallery talk in the Ellman Fashion Design Gallery to explore Defining Moments: 50 Years of Fashion at Phoenix Art Museum. Featuring more than 50 works drawn from across the history of fashion, this exhibition highlights masterworks and milestones of the permanent collection. Providing insight into how the treasures of the collection were acquired and formed an internationally respected fashion archive, this exhibition will feature a roster of world-class designers including Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga and Chanel alongside stunning historical works.    This gallery talk is free and open to the public.  On #freeadmissionwednesdays, Phoenix Art Museum offers free General Admission* from 3 pm - 9 pm... (View more)

Object of the Month: Royal Tide V by Louise Nevelson

Jul 2, 2016, 11:30am Jul 21, 2016, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
Object of the Month: Royal Tide V by Louise Nevelson As the Arizona sun intensifies mid-summer, come explore this golden larger-than-life sculpture and its revolutionary artist, the first woman to represent the United States at the Venice Biennale. Join Phoenix Art Museum Docent Pamela Stewart for an in-depth exploration of this rare work. Image credit: Louise Nevelson, American, 1900 - 1988, Royal Tide V, 1960. Painted wood construction. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Museum Purchase with funds provided by Contemporary Forum. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York    

Art Lover Book Club: 33 Artists in 3 Acts

Jul 6, 2016, 11am Jul 6, 2016, 5:30pm 1 More Engagement(s) Available
33 Artists in 3 Acts by Sarah Thornton 33 Artists in 3 Acts offers unprecedented access to a dazzling range of artists, from international superstars to unheralded art teachers. Sarah Thornton's beautifully paced, fly-on-the-wall narratives include visits with Ai Weiwei before and after his imprisonment and Jeff Koons as he woos new customers in London, Frankfurt, and Abu Dhabi. She meets Yayoi Kusama in her studio around the corner from the Tokyo asylum that she calls home. She snoops in Cindy Sherman's closet, hears about Andrea Fraser's psychotherapist, and spends quality time with Laurie Simmons, Carroll Dunham, and their daughters Lena and Grace. Through these intimate scenes, 33 Artists in 3 Acts explores what it means to be a real a... (View more)