Color Balance: Paintings by Felrath Hines and Alma Thomas, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC

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Felrath Hines, Kellylike, 1984 Oil on linen, 50 x 56 inches Collection of Nasher Museum of Art June 10 – September 5, 2010 “Color Balance” will contextualize a recent gift of abstract paintings by Felrath Hines (given to three area university art museums) by juxtaposing them with contemporary abstractionist, Alma Woodsey Thomas. Thomas’ large, exuberant acrylics based in nature will make a perfect contrast to Hines’ quiet oils with subtle color shifts, smooth surfaces and […]

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Conversations in Lyrical Abstraction: 1958-2009, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, DC

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Howard Mehring, Untitled (gray all-over), c. 1960-1962 Magna on canvas, 108 x 118 inches September 17 – October 31, 2009 Conner Contemporary Art presents Conversations in Lyrical Abstraction: 1958-2009, an exhibition that elicits visual conversations among work by Morris Louis, Alma Thomas, Howard Mehring Jeremy Blake, and Leo Villareal. Breathing luminous color and varying in media from stain paintings to digitally controlled light emitting diodes, this select gathering of abstract images showcases Lyrical Abstraction as […]

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