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‘Made in U.S.A.’ exhibit at WSU Museum of Art

Made in the U.S.A. art exhibit photo galleryPULLMAN, Wash. – The ‘Made in U.S.A.: Rosenquist/Ruscha’ art exhibit featuring prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation, will open at the Washington State University Museum of Art Gallery on Friday, Sept. 20.

The exhibit, which will run through Dec. 14, is free to the public.

The Made in U.S.A.: Rosenquist/Ruscha exhibit pairs two of the most influential and complex artists in the Pop art genre, with a selection of prints that span each artist’s career.

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Master’s of fine arts candidates hold thesis exhibit

PULLMAN – The annual Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition will be April 9-May 8 at the Museum of Art/WSU, which is hosting it in collaboration with the Department of Fine Arts.

An opening reception will beat 6 p.m. Friday,, April 9 at the museum. 

This annual showcase represents the culmination of two or more years of work by the master of fine arts graduate candidates. The students will feature works with a wide range of subject matter, content and style.

This year’s group of candidates includes: Michael Baum, Holly Campbell, Karri Dieken, Colby Jennings, Amber Kovak, Louise Krampien, Scott Phillips, Benjamin Sandness and Garric Simonsen.

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Museum of Art presents “Running the Numbers”

Plastic Bottles, 2007 – depicts two million
plastic beverage bottles, the number used in the
U.S. every five minutes.

 

PULLMAN – The Museum of Art at WSU will exhibit “Running the Numbers” by Chris Jordan. The exhibition opens Wednesday, Jan. 14 and runs through Saturday, April 4.

Jordan will lecture on his work at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Compton Union Building Auditorium. A special lecture with environmentalist Paul Hawken will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Compton Union Building Auditorium.

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Dale Chihuly blankets on display at Museum of Art

PULLMAN – The Museum of Art at WSU will exhibit “Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of Native American Trade Blankets,” Oct. 3 – Dec. 19.

 

“Wrapped in Tradition” includes 80 vintage Native American trade blankets from the personal collection of the master of glass, Dale Chihuly. Also on view will be numerous pieces of original art from Chihuly’s Blanket Cylinder series, which vividly invokes the blankets’ unique texture, patterns and colors. A third component of the exhibition showcases vintage examples of Native American baskets from WSU’s Museum of Anthropology. The resulting display conveys a rich cross-cultural dialogue between an innovative contemporary artist, commercial … » More …

Summer exhibit opens June 26

The Washington State University Museum of Art’s summer exhibition, “The Changing Shape of Landscape,” opens June 26 in the museum’s exhibit area at the Fine Arts Center.This exhibit’s summer hours are noon-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and Thursday until 7 p.m.Along with works by Keith Monahan and William McDermott will be George Inness’ work, “Evening Landscape, 1862.” Evening Landscape is a seminal work in the museum’s permanent collection and will soon be included in the traveling exhibition “The Art of George Inness: A Visionary Perspective.” The retrospective is curated and created by the National Academy of Design’s Museum and School of Fine Arts in New York.”It is … » More …