@NasherMuseum / no. 030 January 22, 2013
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
CELEBRATE COLLECTING MATISSE AND MODERN MASTERS
PARLEZ-VOUS FRANÇAIS? / Thursday, January 24, 6 PM / French speakers of all ages are invited to join the conversation about this exposition extraordinaire. The program will begin in the Great Hall, where no tickets are required. An exhibition ticket is only required should visitors choose to continue their conversations in the Matisse gallery.
DRAMATIC READINGS / Thursday, January 31, 7 PM / The Spirits of Fauvism: A Dramatic Reading. Directed by Duke students Mike Myers and Thomas Kavanagh. Listen to the words of Matisse, the Cone sisters and Gertrude Stein, as interpreted by student actors, among the works of art that inspired them. As this program will take place inside the Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters gallery, an exhibition ticket is required.
PUBLIC TOURS / Individuals, or groups of 10 or fewer, may purchase tickets to a guided tour of Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore. Guided tours last approximately one hour and are offered Thursdays at 6 PM and Sundays at 2 PM (no tours Jan 27 and Feb 10). Visit our tours page for pricing and additional information. Space is limited.
NEW ART DOCUMENTARY / UNC-TV, North Carolina’s public TV network, filmed Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore in spectacular HDTV at the Nasher Museum. View the broadcast schedule.
FREE FAMILY DAY / Sunday, January 27, Noon to 4 PM / Celebrate Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore and selections from the permanent collection. Hands on activities include design-your-own tote bags with Matisse-inspired fabric; French singer Michele Darrah will perform interactive children’s songs at 1 PM and 2:30 PM; Gallery hunts will inspire families to explore the permanent collection. Free and open to all. Photo by J Caldwell
FROM OUR BLOG / Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore includes several photographs that depict the Cone sisters’ lives between 1903 and the 1940s. We would like a glimpse of your family’s life during those years. Share your family photographs from between 1903 and 1949. Email photographs to email@example.com. A selection of photos will be shared online. Read more. Photo submitted by Janet Montgomery.
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Top banner image. Photo by J Caldwell
Image for CELEBRATE: Camille Pissarro, The Highway (La Côte du Valhermeil, Auvers-sur-Oise), 1880. Oil on canvas, 25 1/4 x 31 1/2 inches (64.2 x 80 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.280
Upper Image for QUIZ: Henri Matisse, Etta Cone (VI//VI),1931-34. Charcoal with stumping, 28 x 16 1/8 inches (71.1 x 41 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.12.70. © 2012 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Lower Image for QUIZ: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Washerwomen, c. 1888. Oil on canvas, 22 1/4 x 18 11/16 inches (56.5 x 47.5 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.282.
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.
Image for INSPIRE: Burk Uzzle, Martin Luther King, 1968. Carbon print, 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches (34.9 x 23.5 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University. Gift of Charles Weinraub and Emily Kass in honor of Tom Rankin, 2012.21.1. © Burk Uzzle.
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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TU (1/22) 7 PM Supporting Member Tour
TH (1/24) 6 PM Parlez-Vous Français?
FR (1/25) 7 PM 50 Years Celebration
SU (1/27) Noon Free Family Day
SU (1/31) 7 PM Dramatic Readings
Repeating: Public Tours
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Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters closes February 10.
Which artist from Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters once said, "The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?" (click to answer)
- Henri Matisse
Last week's quiz: Pierre-Auguste Renoir was so influenced by a fellow impressiont, Claude Monet, he painted the artist’s portrait in 1875.
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