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April Object of the Month

Apr 25, 2019, 11:30am
Free for Members Included with General Admission   Join us for a gallery talk led by a Museum Docent and learn more about an object from the collection or on view in a special exhibition.   Title: Knotted Prayer Rug with Mihrab, Hanging Oil Lamp, Floral and Geometric Motifs Artist: Unknown Country: Egypt (Ottoman Period; 1299-1922) Date: 1600-1625  Material: Wool, silk Object Number: On loan from Newark Museum, collection number; 49.538   Presented by: Docent Jeanne Sours   For questions, contact education@phxart.org  

Annual Papp Chinese Painting Seminar

Apr 24, 2019, 1:30pm Apr 25, 2019, 1:30pm
ANNUAL PAPP CHINESE PAINTING SEMINAR   Speaker: Elizabeth Kindall, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Art History University of St. Thomas, MN   April 24, 2019, Singer Hall, 1:30 -4:00 pm: “More than Just a Pretty View: How 17th Century Paintings of Suzhou Worked.” April 25, 2019, Singer Hall, 1:30 –4:00 pm: “A Tale of Two Officials: Painting Persona in Ming China.” Free with Museum Admission Limited to 60 people each day RSVP to Janet Baker, PhD, curator of Asian art, at janet.baker@phxart.org.   Phoenix Art Museum has for many years offered this unique opportunity to hear lively scholarly interpretations of Chinese paintings followed by a viewing and di... (View more)

Channeled Visions: Women, Esotericism and Modern Art

Apr 27, 2019, 1pm
Free for Members For non-Members, ticket reflects the price of General Admission   Popular esoteric movements of the 19th and early 20th centuries, such as Spiritualism and Theosophy, provided a number of women artists with new avenues of creative expression. This lecture will focus on their attempts to chart new spiritual territories utilizing innovative visual strategies. Some of the artists to be examined are the British medium Georgiana Houghton, Swiss healer Emma Kunz, Swedish Theosophist Hilma af Klint, and the American visionary Agnes Pelton.     About the Speaker Susan Aberth (B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University; Ph.D., The Graduate C... (View more)

Lenhardt Lecture: Daniel Joseph Martinez

May 2, 2019, 7pm
Free for Circles and FOCA Members $5 for Members $10 for non-Members/the general public The annual Lenhardt Lecture presents a contemporary artist to Phoenix audiences generously sponsored by Dawn and David Lenhardt. a new power is rising the post human will inherit the earth Daniel Joseph Martinez  b. 1957    About the Artist Daniel Joseph Martinez was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 1979.  He was a student of Michael Asher and did post graduate studies with Klaus Rinke 1980-81. Throughout his career spanning to four decades, Martinez has engaged in an interrogation of social, political, and cultural mores through artworks th... (View more)