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Aug 23, 2017, 3pm

Object of the Month: Discussion by Philip C. Curtis

Aug 24, 2017, 11:30am Aug 31, 2017, 11:30am
  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.   Free for Museum Members Included with general admission   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.      

Object of the Month: Reach up to Heaven by Yayoi Kusama

Sep 2, 2017, 11:30am Sep 21, 2017, 11:30am 1 More Engagement(s) Available
​Yayoi Kusama is one of the most influential contemporary artists today.  Her worldwide popularity is evident in the record-breaking number of visitors she draws to her Infinity Mirror Rooms, such as You Who are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies (phxart.org/fireflies).  Explore the extraordinary vision and mind of Kusama through her signature polka-dotted pumpkin with docent Jeanne Sours.   Chase Lobby Free for Members Included with Museum Admission Image: Yayoi Kusama, Reach up to Heaven, 2012. Painted aluminum. Private Collection.  

Virtue & Valor: Sikh Art and Heritage

Sep 6, 2017, 12pm
Wednesday • September 6 12:00—12:30 P.M. Sikh Art Gallery Free for Members, included with General Admission In celebration of the newly-named Sikh Art Gallery, Dr. Janet Baker, Curator of Asian Art, will discuss selected works on view in Virtue and Valor: Sikh Art and Heritage, focusing in particular on portraits of the Sikh Gurus and images of The Golden Temple, with an insight into connections between Sikhism and Tibetan Buddhism. Please join us for an $18 cash (tax & gratuity Included) no-host lunch at Palette following the talk.   Presented by Asian Arts Council, a support group of Phoenix Art Museum. For more information, please contact info@asianartscouncil.org.   Image: Unkno... (View more)

Talk: Nine Smooth Miles to El Centro with scott b. davis

Sep 6, 2017, 7pm
7:00—8:30 P.M. Singer Hall Tickets available soon Free for members   Photographer scott b. davis will discuss the photograph Dead Man, Colorado Desert (1937) by Edward Weston. Weston made the photograph, depicting a drifter named Grover Sutton, during a Guggenheim-funded cross-country road trip with his partner, Charis Wilson. Fastened to a stake on a nearly-deserted road through the Colorado Desert, the couple found a note asking for help. They followed the note’s direction to an abandoned stagecoach station, where they found Sutton dead. He had been trying to cross the desert on foot. scott b. davis researched Weston’s photograph and found, visited, and rephotographed the site where it was made. &nb... (View more)