Circles Exclusive Exhibition Preview: Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now

Mar 22, 2018, 5:30pm
5:30pm-7:30pm 5:45pm: Remarks Phoenix Art Museum invites Circles of Support members to join Amada Cruz, The Sybil Harrington Director and CEO, for a preview of Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and live entertainment along with special remarks from featured artist Valeska Soares. Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now is a mid-career survey exhibition of Soares' (b.1957) work, the first at a U.S. museum since 2003. The exhibition features approximately 45 multi-media works, sculptures, videos, and installations created by the Brazilian artist during the past two decades. Soares creates polished, minimalistic artworks that encourage visitor participation. Through installation and assemblage, she engages with i... (View more)

Circles Presents: American Artist Mary Lucier

Apr 5, 2018, 6pm
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Reception | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Lecture The Silverleaf Club 18701 N Silverleaf Drive Scottsdale, Arizona Valet parking Circles of Support Members are invited to a reception and presentation by American artist Mary Lucier. She will discuss The Plains of Sweet Regret and the changing face of the northern plains. Mary Lucier is celebrated for her multi-monitor, multi-channel video installations. Since 1971, she has explored the theme of landscape as a potent metaphor for loss and regeneration. Her work has been shown in major museums around the world and is represented in numerous important collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Reina Sofia, the Stedeljik Museum, and SFMOMA. The Plai... (View more)

Circles Presents: Ulrich Boser

Apr 19, 2018, 5:30pm
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Lecture 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Book Signing Circles of Support members are invited to an evening with Author Ulrich Boser. Ulrich Boser is the author of The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World’s Largest Unsolved Art Theft, which became a national best-seller and has been optioned for film. USA Today called The Gardner Heist “a public service,” and The Wall Street Journal described the book as “captivating.” Boser's writings have appeared in a variety of publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. His work has also been featured on CNN, National Public Radio, and NBC’s Nightly News. The art ... (View more)

Circles Curator Tour: Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest

Apr 26, 2018, 4pm
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Circles of Support members are invited to join Vanessa Davidson, the Shawn and Joe Lampe Curator of Latin American Art, and Betsy Fahlman, adjunct curator of American art, for an exclusive Circles curator-led tour of Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest. Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest represents a cultural conversation between Mexico and the United States. Paul Pletka’s triptych introduces this installation, a monumental work inspired by Mexico’s Spanish Colonial and Pre-Columbian heritage as well as contemporary Mexican-American culture. Once part of colonial Spain and then Mexico, the American Southwest in part shares this legacy.  3:45 p.m.     &nbs... (View more)

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