Terra Museum of American Art

Chicago, IL

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Figures and Forms: Selections from the Terra Foundatian for the Arts

More than 75 works of art contrasting the human body, architectural structures, and still life forms will be featured in an exhibition, "Figures and Forms: Selections from the Terra Foundatian for the Arts," scheduled to open at Terra Museum of American Art, 664 N. Michigan Avenue in Chicago, on Thursday, May 11, 2000 and continuing through Sunday, July 9, 2000. (right: Arnold Rönnebeck, Brooklyn Bridge, c.1925, lithograph, 12 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches, Terra Foundation for the Arts, Daniel J. Terra Collection)

The exhibition consists of works focused on the concept of "form" through the eyes of 19th and 20th-century American artists such as James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Robert Henri and Charles Sheeler, among others.

Making its Terra Museum debut in this exhibition is George Bellows' monumental Nude Girl, Miss Leslie Hall (1909). (left: George Bellows, Nude Girl, Miss Leslie Hall, 1909, oil on canvas, 60 x 42 inches, Terra Foundation for the Arts, Daniel J. Terra Art Acquisition Endowment Fund)

 

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For further biographical information on selected artists cited above please see America's Distinguished Artists, a national registry of historic artists.


This page was originally published in Resource Library Magazine. Please see Resource Library's Overview section for more information. rev. 2/28/11

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