Monthly archives of “May 2016

Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms at Tate Liverpool, May 18 – September 18, 2016

“Francis Bacon (1909 – 1992), the Irish-born British figurative artist, is considered a major figure of 20th-century art. Many of his iconic works feature an architectural, ghost-like framing device around his subjects. Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms will feature approximately 30 paintings alongside a group of rarely seen drawings and documents including… Read More

Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound and Bent, Cast & Forged: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia at Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), May 3 – September 25, 2016

Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound: “In the 1960s, Bertoia began exploring the potential relationship between sculpture and sound, and eventually created a significant oeuvre that would crown his life’s work. Upon discovering the range of tones possible when pieces of wire or metal rods… Read More

Impact: Abstraction & Experiment in Hungarian Photography at Alma Gallery, May 10 – June 18, 2016

Impact: Abstraction & Experiment in Hungarian Photography highlights László Moholy-Nagy’s experimental drive and his tendency toward abstraction. It juxtaposes his photograms and photo-collages with the work of twenty other artists, past and present, who share these impulses. Moholy-Nagy’s fascination with new media is evident in his remarkable color film, “Light Machine” (1941), and it… Read More