The Art Gallery January and February Calendar of Events
January 23, 2008
Exhibitions: Jan.24 – April 9 (closed March 14-23)
Preview reception: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 5 – 7:00 p.m.
“On Gilded Pond: The Life and Times of the Dublin Art Colony” explores
the art historical significance of New Hampshire’s Dublin Art Colony
and the Gilded Age that made it possible. Included in the exhibition are
works by over twenty artists, including George de Forest Brush, Barry Faulkner,
Alexander R. James, Rockwell Kent, Richard S. Meryman, Joseph Lindon Smith,
Annetta J. St. Gaudens, Edmund Charles Tarbell, and Abbott H. Thayer.
“What's New? Recent Additions to the Collection” presents recent
additions to The Art Gallery's permanent art collection including works by
James Aponovich, David Aronson, Samuel Bak, Arthur Danto, Philip Evergood,
Alberto Giacometti, John Hatch, Rembrandt van Rijn, Winifred Clark Shaw,
May Stevens, and Sumner Winebaum.
Jan. 24- Evening for Educators: This gallery talk and discussion of the
exhibitions “On Gilded Pond: The Life and Times of the Dublin Art Colony” and “What's
New? Recent Additions to the Collection” will be led by Catherine A.
Mazur, education and publicity coordinator. Pre-registration requested at
2-3713 or http://www.unh.edu/art-gallery/events.html. 4-6 p.m. Free. The
Art Gallery, Paul Creative Arts Center.
Jan. 28 - Focus on Artists Film Series: Claes Oldenburg. This weekly series
of films focusing on the lives and work of individual artists begins with
Claes Oldenburg, whose over-scaled sculptures based on food and other domestic
items brought him to prominence in the 1960s as one of the foremost exponents
of the Pop Art movement. (Home Vision Arts, 1996, 54 min.) Noon, free, Room
A219, Paul Creative Arts Center.
Jan. 30 – ArtBreak: Film “The Dublin Art Colony Collection at
the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery,” presented in conjunction with the
current exhibition “On Gilded Pond: The Life and Times of the Dublin
Art Colony,” is introduced by John Harris, archivist, Dublin Historical
Society. (Barn Door Video Productions, 2002) Noon, free, Room A219, Paul
Creative Arts Center.
Feb. 4 - Focus on Artists Film Series: A Life in the Day of Man Ray. A 1961
interview with Man Ray, in which he speaks of and with his fellow artists
of the Dada and Surrealist movements in Paris and the United States, is included
in this film. (Home Vision Arts, 1991, 55 min.) Noon, free, Room A219, Paul
Creative Arts Center.
Feb. 6 – ArtBreak: Gallery Talk: Building The Art Gallery’s
Collection. Mara Witzling, professor, department of art and art history and
member of The Art Gallery’s Collections Committee, discusses recent
acquisitions on view in the current exhibition “What's New? Recent
Additions to the Collection.” Noon, free, The Art Gallery, Paul Creative
Feb.11 - Focus on Artists Film Series: Pierre Bonnard: In Search of Pure
Colour. Works by the French painter and printmaker Pierre Bonnard, gathered
for a major retrospective at the Paris Centre Pompidou, are examined. (RM
Arts, 1984, 55 min.) Noon, free, Room A219, Paul Creative Arts Center.
Feb. 13 – ArtBreak: Reading/Panel Discussion: ART AND DEMOCRACY. A
reading of “Kill the Messenger,” written by David Kaye, associate
professor, Dept. of Theatre & Dance, UNH, is followed by a panel discussion
with faculty members from the departments of visual and performing arts.
Noon, free, The Art Gallery, Paul Creative Arts Center.
Feb.18- Focus on Artists Film Series: David Hockney. Artist David Hockney’s
first experiment in making “fine art” out of cinematography is
presented. (Home Vision, 1983, 55 min.) Noon, free, Room A219, Paul Creative
Feb.20 – ArtBreak: Slide Lecture: Beggars and Rembrandt's Art. David
Smith, professor, department of art and art history, discusses works by the
Dutch painter and etcher Rembrandt van Rinj. Noon, free, Room A219, Paul
Creative Arts Center.
Feb. 25- Focus on Artists Film Series: Tintoretto. Works by the Italian
Renaissance painter Tintoretto are highlighted. (Antenne 2, 1984, 65 min.)
Noon, free, Room A219, Paul Creative Arts Center.
Feb.27 – ArtBreak: Concert. Guitarist David Newsam, instructor, department
of music, UNH, performs. Noon, free, The Art Gallery, Paul Creative Arts
Hours: Mon.-Wed. 10-4; Thurs. 10-8; and Sat. and Sun. 1-5; closed March
14-23 and Fridays. Admission is free. Visitor parking is available in C Lot
(across from the Mill Road Shopping Center) at $1.00 per hour. http://www.unh.edu/art-gallery