Fenimore

Fenimore Art Museum

Between the States: Photographs from the American Civil War 

 


James Gardner. RUINS OF NORFOLK NAVY YARD, VIRGINIA from Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War, vol. II,  1864. Collection of George Eastman House.

March 31–May 13, 2012

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03/31/2012
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05/13/2012
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Tasha Tudor: Around the Year


Tasha Tudor, Untitled, 1973. (Detail) Illustration for a Christmas card (1973) and Drawn from New England (1979) by Tasha Tudor. Watercolor on paper. Collection of Jeanette and Gerald Knazek. 8.5" x 9.25" ©1973 Tasha Tudor. All rights reserved.

October 1–December 30, 2012

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10/01/2012
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On the Home Front: New York in the Civil War


Home from the War
.  Harpers Weekly Newspaper Print.  June 13, 1863. Collection of Dr. Jay G. Williams.
 

September 8–December 30, 2012

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Fenimore presents On the Home Front: New York in the Civil War.

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09/08/2012
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12/30/2012
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Internal Landscapes: The Paintings of G.C. Myers


Just Passing Through by G. C. Myers

August 18–December 30, 2012

Internal Landscapes brings together fifteen recent works in acrylic on paper, wood and canvas by Ithaca-area artist G. C. Myers. His crisp, clean compositions, bold coloration and stylized renderings transform the natural landscape into one that resonates with human emotions and qualities.

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08/18/2012
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12/30/2012
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Spellbound: The Metropolitan Opera’s Armide


Renée Fleming, Title Role Armida. Photographer Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera, courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera Archives

March 31–August 26, 2012

Spellbound brings the flavor of the Met’s productions to the Fenimore through costumes, jewelry, watercolor drawings, video, and photographs, including the costume worn by Renee Fleming.

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03/31/2012
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08/26/2012
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Reclaiming Gettysburg: Kevin Gray’s Modern Tintypes

 


Toward Warfield Ridge, 2011.  Kevin Gray. modern tintype, 12” x 25”

March 31–August 5, 2012
 

Reclaiming Gettysburg conveys a rich sense of nostalgia for a treasured and alluring American past.  Gray’s tintype montages express his individual perspective of Gettysburg history using a modernized version of a photographic technique popularized and perfected during the Civil War.

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03/31/2012
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08/05/2012
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To Great Acclaim: Homecoming of the Thaw Collection of American Indian Art

 

March 31–December 30, 2012

Revealing the extraordinary range of art produced by Native American cultures, To Great Acclaim surveys the extraordinary achievements of North America’s first artists in more than 100 objects of transcendent beauty, including ritual objects, ceremonial clothing, pottery, and basketry.

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03/31/2012
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Heavenly Aida: Highlights from The Metropolitan Opera

 


Leontyne Price, Title Role Aida. January 3, 1985.  Leontyne Price’s farewell performance.
Photographer: James Heffernan, courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera Archives

March 31–August 26, 2012

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03/31/2012
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Artist & Visionary: William Matthew Prior Revealed


William Matthew Prior, The Artist as a Young Man: A Self Portrait, William Matthew Prior (1806-1873), 1825.  Oil on canvas, 23.5 x 19.5 in.  Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York

May 26–December 30, 2012

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05/26/2012
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