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27
Feb

Students tour the Archibald Motley museum premiere

By Ashley Weber, Staff Writer for the Hillside Chronicle

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A few weeks ago, the marketing department at the Nasher Museum at Duke University invited Hillside students, along with a few other high school students, to the premiere of the Archibald

12
Feb

Motley: A Full-Blown Expressionist

We landed the cover of INDYweek, thanks to a thoughtful and nuanced review by Chris Vitiello.

IndyWeek Motley Cover Full

The cover image is a detail of Motley’s irresistable 1961 oil painting, “Hot Rhythm”. The play on words is fun, too; a …

11
Feb

Sweet Walls

They talked about Sweet Tarts, the childhood candy. They talked about Easter pastels.
In the end, guest curator Richard J. Powell and chief preparator Brad Johnson, in consultation with other museum staff, selected eight pastel colors for the walls …

15
Nov

LOOKING FOR ARCHIBALD MOTLEY: BRONZEVILLE, CHICAGO

CHICAGO: If you want to know more about Archibald Motley, you will want to know about Bronzeville.

Great American modernist painter Archibald Motley loved to walk the streets of Bronzeville, a once-thriving neighborhood in Chicago’s South Side. There, he would …