@NasherMuseum / no. 022 November 27, 2012
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Art with the Experts
ART WITH THE EXPERTS / Wednesday, November 28, 6:30 PM / Juline Chevalier, Curator of Education, and Marianne Wardle, Andrew W. Mellon Coordinator of Academic Programs will give an hourlong talk entitled Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore at Cameron Village Library in Raleigh, NC.
Thursday December 3, 7 PM / Sarah Schroth, Interim Director and Nancy Hanks Senior Curator, and Juline Chevalier will present a discussion and slide lecture on Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore at the Durham County Library, 300 N. Roxboro St., Durham. Photo by J Caldwell
FRENCH WINE TASTING / Thursday, November 29, 6-8PM / Great wine goes well with great art. Meet Noel Sherr, owner of Cave Taureau (The Bull’s Cellar) which opened last month in downtown Durham. Drawing on his extensive network of winemakers and importers and his personal passion for French wines, Sherr has selected six French wines for this tasting. Free for same-day Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters ticket holders over the age of 21. Photo by J Caldwell
CELEBRATE MATISSE / Thursday, December 6 starting at 5:30 PM / First Thursday brings a fabric design activity at 6 PM co-sponsored by Spoonflower and inspired by Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore (cash bar at 5:30 PM). Art for All starts at 8 PM with a holiday-themed program hosted by the Nasher Student Advisory Board for the Duke and Durham communities. For all our upcoming Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters programs visit our events page. Photo by J Caldwell
COLLECTING MATISSE AND MODERN MASTERS / UNC-TV, North Carolina's public television network, filmed this documentary in HDTV at the Nasher Museum, telling the story of the Cone sisters and their special connection to North Carolina. Executive Producer Scott Davis treats us to a sensitive, up-close view of masterpiece paintings, plus Picasso's drawings and the Cone sisters' amazing collection of lace, textiles, jewelry and more. The full broadcast schedule is available online.
LIVE FROM THE GALLERIES / Watch a trio of recent live broadcasts from the galleries with NBC17 Meteorologist Wes Hohenstein on the Nasher Museum's YouTube channel. He talks with art historian Nancy Ramage and Nasher Museum Interim Director Sarah Schroth about Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters.
BENDING STICKS / Sunday, December 2, 4 PM / Coming soon: the World Premiere of a Penelope Maunsell and Kenny Dalsheimer film Bending Sticks: The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty at the historic Carolina Theatre in Downtown Durham, NC (view trailer). Nasher Museum visitors may remember Dougherty’s work at the museum entrance in 2005. Tickets are available exclusively by visiting or calling the Carolina Theatre Box Office. (919) 560-3030. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children under 12.
FROM OUR BLOG / A recent study by the Anderson Economic Group in anticipation of the new Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum opening at Michigan State University cites the Nasher Museum as one of many comparable institutions with “similar markets or targeting similar audiences.” Photo by J Caldwell Read more
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Top banner image: Vincent van Gogh, Landscape with Figures (detail), 1889. Oil on canvas, 19 15/16 x 26 inches (50.6 x 66 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.303.
Image for OFFER: Henri Matisse, Striped Robe, Fruit, and Anemones, 1940. Oil on canvas, 21 5/8 x 25 5/8 inches (54.9 x 65.1 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.263. © 2012 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Upper Image for QUIZ: Pablo Picasso, Self-Portrait (Bonjour Mlle Cone), 1907. Pen and brown ink, 8 5/16 x 5 1/2 inches (21.1 x 14 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.12.481. © 2012 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Lower Image for QUIZ: Henri Matisse, Ballet Dancer Seated on a Stool, 1927. Oil on canvas, 32 1/8 x 23 7/8 inches (81.6 x 60.7 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.254. © 2012 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Image for LOOK: Patrick Dougherty, Just Around the Corner, 2003. New Harmony Gallery, New Harmony, IN., Photo: Doyle Dean
Image for BLOG: Mark Bradford, Spinning Man, 2007 (detail). Mixed media collage on canvas, 72 x 84 inches (182.9 x 213.4 cm). Collection of Blake Byrne, T’57. © Mark Bradford. Photo by J Caldwell
Nasher Museum exhibitions and programs are generously supported by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the late Mary D.B.T. Semans and James H. Semans, the late Frank E. Hanscom III, The Duke Endowment, the Nancy Hanks Endowment, the Courtney Shives Art Museum Fund, the James Hustead Semans Memorial Fund, the Janine and J. Tomilson Hill Family Fund, the Trent A. Carmichael Fund for Community Education, the Neely Family Fund, the E. T. Rollins, Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Fund for the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the Marilyn M. Arthur Fund, the Sarah Schroth Fund, the George W. and Viola Mitchell Fearnside Endowment Fund, the Gibby and Michael B. Waitzkin Fund, the K. Brantley and Maxine E. Watson Endowment Fund, the Victor and Lenore Behar Endowment Fund, the Margaret Elizabeth Collett Fund, the Nasher Museum of Art General Endowment, the Friends of the Nasher Museum of Art, and the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost, Duke University.
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ENJOY THE HOLIDAY SEASON AT THE NASHER MUSEUM
Christmas Day (Closed), Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012
New Year's Day (Closed), Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013
Don't forget to cast your vote in our Spoonflower fabric competition.
Who is credited as Pablo Picasso's (pictured above) partner in the naissance of Cubism? (click to answer)
Last week's quiz: We asked which material Matisse used to create his Gouaches Découpées. Just about everyone correctly answered paper cut-outs. Nicely done!
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