Boca Raton Museum of Art

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Valerio Adami

      Valerio Adami (Italian, born in Bologna, 1935- ) is an important European artist, who first came to international prominence in the 1960s with Nouvelle Figuration, the French intellectual version of Pop art. Adami’s work is steeped in political, social and moral mythologies. This exhibition presents a retrospective of more than four decades of work with 23 important paintings from the 1960s to his most recent paintings. Adami’s images embrace themes that have preoccupied the artist... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 10/19/10

The King and I

by Nancy Jones
The King who is taking up space in the rear gallery of the Boca Raton Museum of Art needs no introduction.  The show is Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer.  It was 1956 and Elvis was traveling to and from New York at the beginning of his career.  He had just signed with a new label, RCA Victor, and 26-year old freelance photographer Alfred Wertheimer had been hired to shoot what ended up being the only candid photos of Elvis ever taken.  (His manager, The Colonel,... [more]
Posted by Nancy Jones on 5/3/10


by Nancy Jones
Mizner Park, Boca Raton’s haut Mediterranean “Lifestyle Center,” (read upscale mall) now provokes a certain sigh from a visitor. The economic downturn looks like it’s taking its toll. Vacancies. Closings. Fewer valet parkers. I’m on my way to see the Stanley Boxer retrospective at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, but I can’t find any Boxer signs and the show’s already been up for a couple of days.Instead,  there’s a giant banner –a large photo of Elvis flanked by two iconic images from art's... [more]
Posted by Nancy Jones on 5/3/10
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