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  1. Art Bridges Foundation in Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

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    What happens when a museum has a renovation and needs to store its treasured pieces for months or even longer? What happens when an artist of import dies and leaves a surplus of beautiful works behind? Should they continue to wait for their turn on walls and pedestals, or is there an alternate life for them in the meantime? Art Bridges, a nonprofit organization funded by Alice Walton, has the answers in its collection loan partnership, which launched its pilot phase in June 2021. It started rolling out otherwise unused artworks in late September to partners around the country, so...

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  2. Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art in The Collegian

    Archie Scott Gobber, Kneeling Flag (black), 2018, enamel and clear coat on steel, 58.25 x 48 x 36.5 in. photo by E.G. Schempf (Photo courtesy of Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art)

    If you ever need a break from your computer screen, consider stopping by the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. Stroll through the fresh new exhibitions and expect to encounter artworks not just from across Kansas, but from around the world. Aileen June Wang, curator, put together one of the museum’s newest exhibitions, called “Do You See What I See?” The exhibition features artworks from the museum’s permanent collection alongside works on loan.  “The exhibition features artworks generously loaned by the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, in Bentonville, Arkansas,” Wang said. “The loans were made possible through a partnership...

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  3. Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Around the O

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    An award-winning exhibition that challenges cultural and historical notions of the American West is now on view at the UO’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. “Many Wests: Artists Shape an American Idea,” examines the perspectives of 48 modern and contemporary artists who offer a broader and more inclusive view of the region. The show will run through Dec. 18. The exhibition is organized jointly by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and four nationally accredited art museums located in some of the fastest-growing cities and states in the western region of the United States. It is the culmination of a five-year...

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  4. Peoria Riverfront Museum on WMBD

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    In 1983, American artist Andy Warhol created the Endangered Species series, which depicts ten animals that were recognized in the Endangered Species Act of 1973. The screen prints, presented in Warhol’s signature pop style, resemble the artist’s depictions of celebrities like Dolly Parton and Muhammed Ali. The Warhol exhibit was organized by Art Bridges with works drawn from the collection of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Read the Article

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  5. Albany Museum of Art in Yahoo News

    Two Saturday-morning painting workshops at the Albany Museum of Art will give participants the opportunity to explore the shapes, colors, and symbolism employed by renowned American artist William H. Johnson, whose works are currently on view in the AMA Haley Gallery. The workshops are 10 a.m.-noon on Oct. 22 and 29 in the AMA classroom. An exhibition of Johnson’s work, “Fighters for Freedom: William H. Johnson Picturing Justice,” continues through Dec. 10, at the AMA. The exhibition is organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, with support provided by Art Bridges. Read the Article

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  6. Brooklyn Museum in The New York Times

    If you’ve paid any attention to that roiling mass of talent variously known over the past century as folk, naïve, primitive, Art Brut, self-taught or outsider, chances are you’ve come across the infectious creations of Nellie Mae Rowe (1900-1982). They rivet the eye with bright, dense colors, ingenious patterns and thickets of line and buoyant, sometimes bulbous figures and animals. It’s one thing to know a few Rowe works and another to grasp the full force of her achievement, revealed as never before in “Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe” at the Brooklyn Museum. With over 100...

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