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  1. Peoria Riverfront Museum on WMBD

    andy warhol endangered species

    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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  2. Albany Museum of Art in Yahoo News

    William H. Johnson Three Great Abolitionists: A. Lincoln F. Douglass J. Brown

    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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  3. Brooklyn Museum in The New York Times

    Nellie Mae Rowe Real Girl

    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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  4. Syracuse University Art Museum in The Daily Orange

    The Syracuse University Art Museum’s latest exhibit, “5,500 Years of Art,” is like taking a walk through history, with pieces dating back to 206 BC and as recent as last year. Designed by Melissa Yuen, one of the museum curators, as well as museum staff and graduate assistants, the curation includes works from the museum’s permanent collection, loans and the pieces from Art Bridges Foundation. It is meant to invoke conversations among students about identity, place, gender, race, labor and lineage. The Art Bridges Foundation lent two pieces to the SU Art Museum for the exhibit — “Portrait of Qusuquzah...

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  5. Art Museum of West Virginia University in WBOY

    Blanche Lazzell Hollyhock

    Blanche Lazzell, Hollyhock, 1917, oil on canvas, 25 X 19 in., Art Museum of WVU, Gift of Nancy Watkins in memory of James F. McKinley and Nancy W. McKinley

    The Art Museum of West Virginia University (WVU) has announced that Art Bridges will help the museum develop and tour an exhibition of the work of early twentieth century artist, and West Virginia native, Blanche Lazzell. The award from Art Bridges will allow the Art Museum of West Virginia University to create an exhibition of Lazzell’s work, “Blanche Lazzell: Becoming an American Modernist,” from their extensive holdings. Read the Article

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  6. Mattatuck Museum and CLP in ArtFix Daily

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    The Mattatuck Museum announces its participation in the new Art Bridges Collection Loan Partnership, an innovative art lending model to increase access to outstanding works of American art. As part of this program, the Mattatuck Museum has received 20 artworks from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) for a year. The Art Bridges Collection Loan Partnership is a new initiative dedicated to bringing American art out of storage and on view into communities across the U.S. Read the Article

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