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  1. Gallery at UTA in The Shorthorn

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    “Life and Death: Luis Jiménez” features 35 pieces from the late Chicano artist. Containing sculptures, sketches, studies, drawings and prints, the exhibit is running until April 1. It is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and noon to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. “I love [the exhibit], especially culturally, like being able to see into someone else’s culture,” said theater senior Vanessa Hancock. “I think it’s beautiful, and just like the different mediums, it’s really nice to see.” “Life and Death” shares the gallery with “Bridges III,” which is the third installation of a collaboration with the Art...

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  2. Westmoreland Museum of American Art and Henry Koerner in Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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    Many muses inspired the artwork of Henry Koerner, especially the gilded Baroque architecture of his native Vienna, Austria.  Koerner’s portraits of famous people, commissioned by Time magazine, burnished his reputation. He refused to work from photographs and insisted his subjects sit while he sketched. This meant that he met everyone from Barbra Streisand to Nelson Rockefeller and Maria Callas to then-U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy. According to Jeremiah William McCarthy, Chief Curator at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, “In recent years, major museums have started to collect him again,” adding that the Arkansas-based Art Bridges Foundation, established by Walmart...

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  3. Peoria Riverfront Museum in The Community World

    Luis Alfonso Jiménez: Vaquero (1981, lithograph, ink on paper, museum purchase) and Howl ( 1986, Bronze, courtesy of Art Bridges Foundation)

    The Midwest has a reputation for being resourceful in conducting a unique voice and placement within the art world. Without being pressured to follow a particular art movement, Midwestern artists have the freedom to experiment and question the walls that house the artwork. Walking through the current exhibitions at the Peoria Riverfront Museum, you may question how a museum located in central Illinois amassed such an extraordinary collection of artworks. Renowned artists such as Judy Chicago, Alfred Conteh, Philip Guston, Alex Katz, Jack Whitten, and many more are part of the exhibition “American Revolutionaries: Art and Disruption,” which is on...

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  4. Academy Art Museum in The Washington Post

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    Established in 1958 by six locals, Academy Art Museum (AAM) has a permanent collection that holds works from such figures as Francisco Goya, Mary Cassatt, Ansel Adams and Pablo Picasso, along with contemporary artists like Zanele Muholi, Graciela Iturbide and James Turrell. And it stages regular exhibitions of artists who are closer to home. What’s not in its permanent collection comes from major loans. “Fickle Mirror” included an early work by Amy Sherald. Also featured in the show was a soaring painting by Nigerian-born artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby titled “I Refuse to Be Invisible.” The work — one of the largest...

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  5. City Art Space in RIT

    A still from Ana Mendieta’s “Butterfly,” Super-8mm film transferred to high definition digital media. Credit: The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie LeLong & Co. Licensed by Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York.

    RIT’s City Art Space is celebrating the opening of a new exhibition, “Elemental,” by hosting two events on Wednesday, Nov. 2, and Thursday, Nov. 3. The exhibition is a rare showing of films by the late pioneering artist Ana Mendieta (1948-1985), whose work spanned photography, film, video, sculpture, performative action, earth-body works, and more. This exhibition and its programming is made possible by the generous support of Art Bridges. Read the Article

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  6. Detroit Institute of Arts in Next Avenue

    Farah Al Qasimi, Sally at the Ford Estate, 2019, pigment print. | Credit: Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Albert and Peggy DeSalle Charitable Trust and Asian Art Deaccession Fund, 2021.295

    Founded in 1885, the DIA’s collection boasts more than 65,000 works housed in a 658,000-square-foot Beaux-Arts building.  Not all the museum’s art stays in the building. Currently, some works are part of “Rethinking Monuments: American Sculptures in Its Time,” an exhibit touring Michigan through the Art Bridges Initiative. Developed by the DIA, the Krasl Art Center in St. Joseph, the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum in Saginaw and the Grand Rapids Art Museum, the exhibit showcases 19 sculptures made by American artists between 1850 and 2000. “Rethinking Monuments” is DIA’s second touring exhibit through Art Bridges, which is based in Bentonville...

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