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ACI 2nd Wednesday Luncheon with author Rebecca C Tuite

Mar 11, 2020, 11:30am
Join ACI for an afternoon at Phoenix Art Museum with lunch followed by a lecture with guest speaker author Rebecca C. Tuite on her book 1950s In Vogue: The Jessica Daves Years, 1952-1962.   Tuite’s book, 1950s In Vogue, is a gorgeously illustrated celebration of American Vogue at the mid-century, under the editorship of the oft-overlooked editor-in-chief, Jessica Daves.   When Jessica Daves became editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine in 1952, she began a decade-long effort to elevate the world’s most influential fashion magazine to new standards. With a firm belief that “taste is something that can be taught and learned” and an even firmer conviction in the magazine’s “high regard for the best,&rdquo... (View more)

Letting Go of Anxiety: A Public Talk and Meditation with International Teacher, Gen-Ia Kelsang Jampa

Mar 11, 2020, 7pm
Letting Go of Anxiety: A Public Talk and Meditation with International Teacher, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa   March 11, 2020 7pm Whiteman Hall  $5 for Museum members, $10 general admission    Many people suffer from feelings of fear and constant anxiety or are simply overwhelmed by the stress and demands of everyday life. In this public talk and guided meditation, international meditation teacher and Buddhist monk, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, will explore practical meditations and special ways of thinking that will help us to reduce and eventually let go of stress and anxiety.   Gen-la Kelsang Jampa is and internationally renowned ordained Buddhist teacher and the Deputy Spiritual Director of the New Ka... (View more)

Lenhardt Lecture: Teresita Fernández

Mar 21, 2020, 1pm
Artist Talk: Teresita Fernández March 21, 2020 1pm Whiteman Hall Free for Members. RSVP required.   Artist Teresita Fernández will discuss her mid-career retrospective, Elemental.   Based in New York, Fernández, who was born in 1968 in Miami to Cuban parents, is renowned for her prominent public installations and experiential sculptures. Through her practice, she explores perception and the psychology of looking, regularly manipulating light and space to create immersive, intimate, and evocative experiences. Using a range of materials, including silk, graphite, onyx, mirrors, glass, and charcoal, her minimalist yet substantive installations and sculptures evoke landscapes, the elements, and vario... (View more)

Making a Photographer: The Early Work of Ansel Adams Book Talk and Signing with Dr. Rebecca A. Senf

Mar 28, 2020, 1pm
One of the most influential photographers of his generation, Ansel Adams (1902–1984) is famous for his dramatic photographs of the American West. While many of Adams’s images are now iconic, his early work has remained largely unknown. In this first monograph dedicated to the beginnings of Adams’s career, Rebecca A. Senf argues that these early photographs are both crucial to understanding Adams’s artistic development and offer new insights into many aspects of the artist’s mature oeuvre.   Drawing on copious archival research, Senf traces the first three decades of Adams’s photographic practice—beginning with an amateur album made during his childhood and culminating with his Guggenheim-supported Nation... (View more)