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An Evening with Peter Hutton - At Sea

Jan 28, 2015, 7pm
Declared the best avant-garde film of the decade, At Sea is ambitious and profound. A haunting meditation on human progress charting the life-cycle of a colossal container ship from creation through destruction, with a voyage across the Atlantic in between. The film will be screened in its true 16mm format, and will be followed by conversation and audience Q&A with the artist. This film is a part of the Film Form/Film Art series. Peter Hutton’s work is intimate and powerful. It is ethnographic and avant-garde. It speaks of monumental themes in personal terms. Having begun his artistic explorations as a painter, sculptor, and student of the Hudson River School, his work with cinematography and film arts similarly uses landscape as subject. Hutto... (View more)

The 9th Annual Papp Chinese Painting Seminar

Jan 28, 2015, 1:30pm
Singer Hall Huang Huasan, Professor of Art at Renmin University in Beijing, China will present a lecture (in Chinese with English translation) titled “The Current State of Contemporary Chinese Painting,” followed by viewing of Chinese paintings from the Papp Collection in the galleries. Cost: Free with museum admission Funded by the Marilyn A. Papp Chinese Painting Endowment Fund Image Credit Fei Danxu, Flowers (Hollyhocks), 19th century. Ink and color on paper. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Marilyn and Roy Papp.

The 9th Annual Papp Chinese Painting Seminar

Jan 29, 2015, 1:30pm
Singer Hall Dr. Gao Yi, Professor of Art at Renmin University in Beijing, China will present a live painting demonstration titled “Chinese Ink Portrait Painting from Life,” followed by in-gallery viewing of Chinese paintings from the Papp Collection. Cost: Free with museum admission Funded by the Marilyn A. Papp Chinese Painting Endowment Fund Image Credit Zhang Peidun, Landscapes, 18th - 19th century. Ink and color on paper. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Marilyn and Roy Papp.

Southern Journey: How the Kangxi Emperor Consolidated his Power and Changed the Course Chinese Art History

Feb 4, 2015, 12pm
Asian Art Gallery Claudia Brown, Ph.D., discusses a scroll from the Papp Collection that documents the emperor’s 1689 tour from the Manchu capital in Beijing to the Yangzi River valley, heartland of Chinese high culture. This and other painting commissions by the Kangxi emperor set directions for Chinese painting that continued through to the twentieth century. Cost: The lecture is included with general admission and free for Museum Members.

Object of the Month

Feb 7, 2015, 11:30am Feb 26, 2015, 11:30am
Western American Art Gallery Taos Indian Women by Joseph Henry Sharp Docent Marcia Ruddock will lead a discussion that demonstrates how the Taos Society of Artists in New Mexico brought classical European training to a distinctly American subject. Cost: The lecture is included with general admission and free for Museum Members.  Image Credit Joseph Henry Sharp, Taos Indian Women, c. 1930. Oil on canvas. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Eugene B. Adkins.

Alan Rapp’s “Ten Most Exciting Photographers From the Past Year”

Feb 11, 2015, 7pm
Whiteman Hall Alan Rapp, a well-known editor and consultant on visual book projects, will discuss the 10 photographers he has discovered during the past year whom he thinks have produced the most exciting work he has seen. He will have images of their work and discuss the reasons why they have been chosen.  In addition, raffle tickets will be sold at the door for the opportunity to win a print by Lauren Marsolier, voted by last year’s audience as their favorite photographer from the group presented by William Hunt, last year’s speaker on the same topic. At the conclusion of Mr. Rapp’s presentation, audience members will be asked to vote on their favorite artist from among his selections; INFOCUS will purchase a print by the ... (View more)

Pelicans, Posies and Pearls: Portraits from the Age of Elizabeth I

Feb 11, 2015, 11:30am
Whiteman Hall   Optional Lunch | 11:30 a.m. Lecture | 12:30 a.m. Jan Krulick-Belin, Museum and Art Consultant, and Art and Jewelry Historian, explores portraits from the Renaissance in Northern Europe and Elizabethan England, in this continuation of her lecture series in which art history meets jewelry history. Cost: Free with Museum Admission, luncheon optional. Purchase tickets for optional luncheon at arizonacostumeinstitute.com or tickets.phxart.org.  

Think Like Leonardo!

Feb 14, 2015, 12pm Feb 15, 2015, 12pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
Engage your brain like Leonardo. Talk with experts in the sciences and arts about how the Codex is relevant to them to day, participate in hands-on activities and problem-solving challenges, sharpen your observation skills through drawing exercises.  Activities Include: Ask-the-Expert presenters in the areas of physics, engineering, astronomy, manuscripts, and water management hold conversations about their favorite page in the Codex Leicester, presented in collaboration with the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. ​“Renaissance” visitors in period dress Hands-on activities, creativity challenges, water education, and storytelling in collaboration with  the University of Arizona Water In... (View more)

CF Lecture Series: The World of Warhol

Feb 18, 2015, 7pm
Whiteman Hall Thomas W. Sokolowski, former director of The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh warms up Phoenix for the arrival of Andy Warhol: Portraits. Cost: This event is on a #FreeAdmissionWednesday evening and is free and open to the public. Image Credit Andy Warhol, American, 1928-1987 (artist), Andy Warhol, American, 1928-1987 (depicted), Self-Portrait, 1986. Acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen. 108 x 108 x 1 1/2 in. (274.3 x 274.3 x 3.8 cm.) The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Founding Collection, © 2014 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Poetry Center in Phoenix: Fady Joudah

Feb 18, 2015, 7pm
Orientation Room Join us for a reading from acclaimed poet and translator Fady Joudah. Celebrated for his definitive translations from the Arabic, Joudah will also read from his most recent collections Alight and Textu. Cost: This event is on a #FreeAdmissionWednesday evening and is free and open to the public. Presented in collaboration with the University of Arizona Poetry Center and the UA College of Medicine Phoenix