When a Nasher Museum exhibition leaves Durham to travel, it opens the work to be seen in a completely new context. Every curator makes different choices, and the show’s aesthetic evolves from space to space. In the case of Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist, Chicago was a fitting stop for the exhibition’s tour— the artist himself was a Chicago native, and much of his artwork was influenced by his relationship with the city.
Held in the beautiful Chicago Cultural Center, the 42 oil paintings from Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist were hung on vividly colored walls that sectioned… MORE
Stacey L. Kirby found a lot of inspiration right here in North Carolina for her 2014 work, Power o… MORE
Harrison Haynes, who lives in Chapel Hill and works in Durham, has always been compelled to make… MORE
The ship coming to shore in Stacy Lynn Waddell’s 2011 diptych, No Place Like, is definitely… MORE