@NasherMuseum / no. 080 / January 14, 2014  --  (Archive)
Holding and Breaking
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Three Unidentified Men
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Sketching in the Galleries
OPENING EVENT AND GALLERY TALK / Thursday, January 16, 5 PM / Join us for the opening of Rivalrous Masculinities: Mainstream to Margins  exploring many of the ways masculinity is, and has been, performed and defined. Gallery talk by Duke student-curators from the 2013 course Rivalrous Masculinities, taught by professor Ann Marie Rasmussen. More.
Three Unidentified Men
SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES / Saturday, January 18, 10 AM / Following a brief drawing warm-up activity, visitors can practice sketching artwork around the museum. Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied. Pens and wet media are not permitted in the Nasher Museum galleries.
A man is
A MAN IS... / Visitors are sharing their personal definitions of “a man,” to accompany our student-curated exhibition Rivalrous Masculinities: Mainstream to Margins. We’ll share visitor responses in the gallery and on Facebook during the run of the exhibition. More definitions.
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Banner: Lorna Simpson, Holding and Breaking (detail), 1992. Polaroid prints, 73 x 20 1/2 inches (185.4 x 52.1 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Museum purchase, 1993.3.1. © Lorna Simpson. Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
VIEW: Andy Warhol, Three Unidentified Men, January 1985. Polacolor ER print, 3 5/16 x 4 3/16 inches (8.4 x 10.6 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC. Gift of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, 2008.9.90. ©The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
ANTICIPATE: Archibald J. Motley Jr., The Octoroon Girl (detail), 1925. Oil on canvas, 38 x 30.25 inches (96.5 x 76.8 cm). Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New York, New York. © Valerie Gerrard Browne.
SKETCH and SHOP photos 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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Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist
We invite you to explore our new website for the upcoming Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist.
Curated by Duke’s own Richard J. Powell, the exhibition opens January 30 at the Nasher Museum before embarking on a national tour.
The Jazz Fiction Anthology
Take part in two discussions of The Jazz Fiction Anthology (editors Sascha Feinstein and David Rife), to complement the upcoming exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist. on Sunday, March 9, 2 PM, and Wednesday, March 12, 11 AM, at the Nasher Museum.

Reading the book is not required to enjoy the discussions.

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