Art

Article Published by: reynoldahouse.org Thomas Cole is known primarily as the father of the Hudson River School of landscape painting. Cole enjoyed the patronage of several prominent businessmen in New York City, and they would have been particularly interested in his depictions of the seemingly limitless resources

Article Published by: reynoldahouse.org Blue Jay demonstrates John James Audubon’s mastery at creating lively compositions which he developed from both direct observation and the specimens he collected. Engraved by Robert Havell after Audubon’s original watercolor, it captures the villainous character of its subject with a restrained beauty.

Article Published by: reynoldahouse.org Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage, organized by the Detroit Institute of Arts, features more than fifty paintings and studies that Church completed during and after his 1867–1869 trip to the Near East, Rome, and Greece. Church specialized in the production of dramatic, large-scale

Article Published by: unc.edu At Carolina, the future is CURRENT. Chancellor Carol L. Folt, along with Special Assistant to the Chancellor for the Arts Emil Kang and Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership Chairman Scott Maitland, officially opened the CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio with a ribbon cutting ceremony Feb.

Article Published by: ackland.org The Ackland Art Museum has commissioned its first major site-specific, outdoor art installation in nearly 20 years: a “stickwork” by Chapel Hill-based artist Patrick Dougherty entitled Step Right Up. The large-scale piece—comprised of five individual stickwork sculptures—was constructed entirely of tree saplings

Article Published by: alumni.unc.edu PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art have received a $12 million gift that will significantly increase the University’s performing arts programming, and rename the department’s building for a longtime arts patron. The endowment is the largest single gift by a