Frist Art Museum Commemorates 20th Anniversary with New Exhibition

Frist Art Museum Commemorates 20th Anniversary with New Exhibition

The Frist Art Museum presents A Landmark Repurposed: From Post Office to Art Museum, an exhibition that celebrates the historic building that the Frist is privileged to occupy-Nashville’s former main post office. The exhibition will be on view in the always-free Conte Community Arts Gallery from January 8, 2021, through January 9, 2022.

Commemorating the Frist Art Museum’s 20th anniversary, this reimagined exhibition with updated design and expanded narrative highlights the building’s role as a civic institution, from its creation as the city’s main post office in 1934 to its reopening as an art museum on April 8, 2001. Through archival images, architectural drawings, “Then and Now” photographs, news clippings, and original planning documents, guests will learn about the building’s distinctive architectural styles, as well as how historical events affected the construction and function of the post office. The exhibition will also address how buildings can be repurposed, making connections

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The Day – From CIA to the ‘Davis Sky’: A look at the artists and works featured in the Mystic Museum of Art’s permanent collection

Some things have changed at the Mystic Museum of Art since it closed in March as part of the state’s COVID-19 shutdown. A visitors’ service window has been created, for instance, and the galleries have new air purification systems. Everyone wears a mask and social distances.

And now, after the museum reopened in late September, it is showcasing one of its great assets: its permanent collection.

The “Reintroducing the Permanent Collection” exhibition, in fact, boasts the largest number of pieces the museum has ever displayed from its collection at one time — 141 works in all.

(There are nearly 250 pieces in the collection, but there wasn’t room to include every one in the current show.)

The works run through three galleries, and the galleries are categorized by time period, showing the evolution of art styles in general — and the evolution within the careers of individual artists as well.

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Plains Art Museum show features Picasso, Chagall, Renoir and more

Still, when Andy Maus, director and CEO of the Plains Art Museum, says a new exhibit has some “rock stars,” it’s an understatement.

As the names indicate, “From Renoir to Kostabi” doesn’t just have rock stars — it has the monsters of rock. The exhibit includes the titans of the last 140 years in art, featuring Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall.

Pablo Picasso's 1959 linocut print, "Bacchanale au Taureau Noir." Photo courtesy of Park West Museum / Special to The Forum

Pablo Picasso’s 1959 linocut print, “Bacchanale au Taureau Noir.” Photo courtesy of Park West Museum / Special to The Forum

“It’s basically a journey through European and American modernism over 100 years,” Maus says. “It’s creativity through the ages.”

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The show follows the development of art styles from the late 1800s into the 2000s, from Renoir landscapes to contemporary New York artist Mark Kostabi’s sociopolitical commentary.

While the 59-year-old may not be a household name, his work is in the collections at the Metropolitan

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Preparing For A Trip To An Art Museum

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