John James Audubon: The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America Virtual Tour of the exhibit previously on display at the Tacoma Art Museum. Resources: Audubon Overview Audubon Checklist In the 1830s, as renowned naturalist and artist John James Audubon (1785-1851) was completing the final plates for his monumental Birds of [...]
Connections: Diane Fox and Beauvais Lyons Grisham Gallery June 27 – September 27, 2015 This new series is focused on regional contemporary artists with shared sensibilities. Featured are two critically acclaimed artists from Knoxville, Tennessee, whose lithographs and photographs use animals as the key protagonists in their works. Fox’s black and white and [...]
John James Audubon: The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. William H. Told, Jr.
John James Audubon: The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. William H. Told, Jr. March 22 – June 28, 2015 In the early 1840s, renowned naturalist and painter John James Audubon decided to paint the animals of North America. Having achieved worldwide fame with his Birds of [...]
Encounters: Dori DeCamillis February 28 – June 14, 2015 Encounters: Dori DeCamillis was part of the long-standing Encounters series showcasing outstanding regional contemporary art. Focusing on a recent series of imaginary self-portraits, Birmingham painter Dori DeCamillis depicted a character in a private mythology designed to personify an individual piece of the artist’s personality, [...]