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ARKANSAS ART CENTER-MUSEUM OF ART

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ARKANSAS ART CENTER-MUSEUM OF ART
501 East 9th Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72202
Venue Type: Museum

Country:
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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
July 18th - October 5th 12th NATIONAL DRAWING INVITATIONAL: OUTSIDE THE LINES
 
June 27th - September 28th Wilmot
Susan Paulsen
 
June 27th - September 28th 56th Annual Delta Exhibition
David Bailin, Vera Barnett, Andrew Blanchard, Jessica Camp, Daniel Cassity, Beth Edwards, DebyLynn Fendley, Ted Grimett, Jed Jackson, Phillip Jackson, Davis Johnson, Kandy Jones, William Killebrew, Trent Lawson, Mark Lewis, Ian Park, Robert Reep, Jeff Sharp, Cathryn Slater, Charles Steiner, Robin Tucker
 
June 27th - September 28th INSPIRATION TO ILLUMINATION: RECENT WORK BY MUSEUM SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY INSTRUCTORS
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Sep, 2014 POET IN COPPER: ENGRAVINGS
Evan Lindquist
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.arkarts.com
EMAIL:  
info@arkarts.com
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sat 10-5; Sun 11-5 / Library Hours: Tue-Wed 10-3
PHONE:  
501 372 4000
FAX:  
501 375 8053
COST:  
Admission to the Arkansas Arts Center Foundation collection is free for all visitors. There may be a charge for special exhibitions.
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DESCRIPTION

For over 30 years, the Arkansas Arts Center has been steadfastly committed to building a collection of unique works on paper, primarily American and European, from the Renaissance to the present. Among the most recognizable works in the collection are sheets by Cézanne, Van Gogh, Jackson Pollock, Georgia O'Keeffe, Alison Saar, Rembrandt and Rubens. The collection also features 135 drawings and watercolors by the Post-Impressionist Paul Signac, over 100 Post-Minimalist drawings, Arthur Dove's Sketchbook "E", and nearly 80 works by Will Barnet.

Masterworks in the collection include paintings by Diego Rivera, Odilon Redon and Francesco Bassano; sculpture by Henry Moore, Louise Nevelson and Roy Lichtenstein; and prints by Rembrandt, Whistler and Dürer.

The second major area of the collection is contemporary objects in craft media, including teapots by Contemporary artists, contemporary baskets, turned wood objects, studio glass, ceramics, metalwork and toys designed by artists. Among the highlights are works by Dale Chihuly, Albert Paley, Peter Voulkos and Dorothy Gill Barnes.


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