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

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May 29, 2017, 10am

Art Lovers Book Club

Jul 5, 2017, 1pm Jul 5, 2017, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The Vanishing Velázquez by Laura Cumming    When John Snare, a 19th-century provincial bookseller, traveled to a liquidation auction, he found a vivid portrait of King Charles I that defied any explanation. The Charles of the painting was young—too young to be king—and yet also too young to be painted by the Flemish painter to whom the piece was attributed.    His research brought him to Diego Velázquez, whose long-lost portrait of Prince Charles has eluded art experts for generations. Velázquez (1599–1660) was the official painter of the Madrid court, during the time the Spanish Empire teetered on the edge of collapse. When Prince Charles of England prop... (View more)

Object of the Month: "Discussion" by Philip C. Curtis

Aug 5, 2017, 11:30am Aug 10, 2017, 11:30am 3 More Engagement(s) Available
Presented by Docent Bob Crawford Discussion by Philip C. Curtis   Join Docent Bob Crawford in a conversation about Philip C. Curtis' 1945 painting Discussion, which depicts an enigmatic encounter in a visionary landscape guaranteed to shock and inspire.   Lectures and gallery talks are free for Museum Members and included with Museum general admission unless otherwise noted. Advance tickets available at tickets.phxart.org. Voluntary donations appreciated.      Image: Philip C. Curtis, Discussion, 1945. Tempera on paper. Gift of the Philip C. Curtis Restated Trust U/A/D April 7, 1994, Phoenix Art Museum.      

INFOCUS Members Print Share

Aug 19, 2017, 10am
INFOCUS members, friends and the public are invited to view and respond to the photographs created by our members, whose work may include vacation and family photography, commercial work, photojournalism, or art photography. Members will share three matted and/or framed photographs and talk about their work in an informal and friendly setting. Lectures and gallery talks are free for Museum Members and included with Museum general admission unless otherwise noted. RSVP available soon. Voluntary donations appreciated. 

Art Lovers Book Club

Sep 6, 2017, 1pm Sep 6, 2017, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
The Improbability of Love: A Novel by Hannah Rothschild    This sweeping narrative and cast of wildly colorful characters takes you behind the scenes of a London auction house, into the secret operations of a powerful art dealer, to a flamboyant eighteenth-century-style dinner party, and into a modest living room in Berlin, among many other unexpected settings.   Annie McDee, thirty-one, is working as a chef for two rather sinister art dealers. Recovering from the end of a long-term relationship, she is searching in a neglected secondhand shop for a birthday present for her unsuitable new lover. Hidden behind a rubber plant on top of a file cabinet, a grimy painting catches her eye. After spending her meager savi... (View more)