'Modernist Masters' are on Display at the Rockwell Museum

The Rockwell Museum in Corning is presenting ‘Modernist Masters, Contemporary Icons’.  On loan from the Old Jail Art Center in Albany, Texas, ‘Modernist Masters’ includes works by artists including Grant Wood, Alexander Calder, Thomas Hart-Benton, Fritz Scholder, John Marin, Andy Warhol, and John Sloan. Kirsty Buchanan and Willa Vogel talk about the many treasures in the collection and some of the activities around the exhibit, which is on display through April 23.  

 

Photo credit: Andy Warhol, Sam, c. 1954. Ink on paper. Collection of the Old Jail Art Center, Albany TX.

The Roberson Museum Presents Art Made with Air

‘Blow Up’ is a traveling exhibit of contemporary inflatable art.  It is on display at the Roberson Museum and Science Center from March 1 until May 1. The exhibition explores the imaginative ways that artists use air as a tool for creating large-scale sculpture and includes imagery that is both figurative and abstract.  Roberson is offering related activities during the run of the exhibit. http://wskg.org/audio/blowupmix.mp3

 

Photo credit: Jason Fiume for the Roberson Museum and Science Center

Art Exhibit Opens Saturday in Windsor

The work of 48 artists will be on display in the Member Show at the Windsor Whip Works exhibit. An opening reception takes place on February 27 at 6 p.m. and the exhibition will be on display through April 2nd. Bill Pesce, co-founder of the arts center, spoke with Crystal Sarakas about the upcoming show.  

Poets and Artists Collaborate in Lyric Visions II

 

Tish Pearlman, former Poet Laureate of Tompkins County, talks with Crystal Sarakas about the upcoming Lyric Visions II exhibit and poetry reading. Pearlman selected 16 poets to submit their work; then artists selected a poem and created a piece of art inspired by that poem. On Sunday, February 14, several of the poets whose work has been turned into visual art, will read and talk about the creative process. The poetry reading and dialogue takes place at 2 p.m. at the State of the Art Gallery in Ithaca.  

Photo credit: “Seeking Peace” by Patty Porter; State of the Art Gallery