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FFT - The Adirondack World of Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait

Time: 
12:30 - 2:30pm
Date: 
April 9, 2014
Program Type (if applicable): 
Lectures

Food for Thought — The Adirondack World of Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • 12:30–2:30 pm

Tait’s pictures of wildlife, sportsmen, landscape, and rural community life resonated with 19th-century Americans seeking respite from the fast pace of urban living. Join guest curator Caroline M. Welsh, art historian and director emerita of the Adirondack Museum, on a tour of this exhibition, organized by the Adirondack Museum.

Lunch and lecture fee: $22 for NYSHA members, $25 non-members. Pre-registration is required; call (607) 547-1461.

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Folk Art and American Modernism

September 18–December 31, 2014

Folk Art and American Modernism peers into the world of the first collectors of American folk art during the period of Modernism and explores the connection between the collectors and the pieces they collected. See how these insightful pioneers influenced the future of American art purely by the items they gathered and revered.

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start date: 
09/18/2014
end date: 
12/31/2014
Weight of Exhibit: 
-6
Exhibition Type: 
finite
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Images
Caption 1: 
Liberty and Washington, 1800-1810. By an Unidentified Artist, oil on canvas, H: 73" x W; 43 7/8", N0525.1948. Gift of Stephen C. Clark, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York. Photograph by Richard Walker.
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Dorothea Lange’s America

September 18–December 31, 2014

Lange’s empathetic images of migrant workers, suffering families, and tortured landscapes have seared the imagery of the Depression into America’s consciousness. Her most celebrated photographs of that era—Migrant Mother, White Angel Breadline, and Migratory Cotton Picker—have become icons in American cultural history.

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start date: 
09/18/2014
end date: 
12/31/2014
Weight of Exhibit: 
-4
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finite
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Images
Caption 1: 
Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936. 23 x 18 inches, Frame size: 32x26 inches
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Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Life, from the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie

 

Winslow Homer: The Nature and Rhythm of Life,
from the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie
June 6–August 24, 2014

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start date: 
06/06/2014
end date: 
08/24/2014
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Weight of Exhibit: 
10
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Winslow Homer, Moonlight (1874), Watercolor over graphite on handmade wove paper, Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, Gift of Bartlett Arkell, 1941
Winslow Homer, On the Beach (ca. 1869), Oil on canvas, Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, Gift of Bartlett Arkell, 1932
Winslow Homer, Sailing Out of Gloucester, (ca. 1880), Watercolor over graphite on wove paper, Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, Gift of Bartlett Arkell, 1940
Winslow Homer, Watching the Breakers: A High Sea (1896), Oil on canvas,  Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, Gift of Bartlett Arkell, 1935
Winslow Homer, Woman on the Beach, Marshfield, (1874), Watercolor over graphite on wove paper, Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, Gift of Bartlett Arkell, 1941
Winslow Homer, Contraband (1875), Watercolor over graphite on wove paper, Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, Gift of Bartlett Arkell, 1937
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Madame Butterfly’s World: Woodblock Prints of a Changing Japan

June 21–September 21, 2014

Inspired by Glimmerglass Festival’s 2014 production of Madame Butterfly, this exhibition of Japanese woodblock prints highlights the changing world in which Butterfly lived.  The collection features prints that represent “traditional” Japan, as well as those showing the influence of Western culture.

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start date: 
06/21/2014
end date: 
09/21/2014
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0
Exhibition Type: 
finite
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Lake & Village: Cooperstown’s People & Places

October 4December 31, 2014

Photographs, prints, and paintings hold intriguing details of the people and places of Cooperstown. Venture into the village’s past and present with artists and photographers such as Milo Stewart, Michele Harvey, Susan Jones Kenyon, and iconic images from the extensive Smith and Telfer photographic collection.

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start date: 
10/04/2014
end date: 
12/31/2014
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1
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finite
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Madame Butterfly: Highlights from the Metropolitan Opera

April 1–December 31, 2014

One of the most frequently performed operatic works, Madama Butterfly has become a well-loved standard for the Metropolitan Opera and other companies. The costumes, sketches, and photographs on display here represent highlights from the Metropolitan Opera's many varied productions, ranging from 1907 to the present day.

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start date: 
04/01/2014
end date: 
12/31/2014
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2
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finite
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Untamed Spirits and Wild Companions: Animals in American Indian Art

April 1–December 31, 2014

Native American artists celebrate animals as powerful companions on the journey through life. Explore some of the finest examples of animal imagery depicted in North American Indian art assembled from the world-renowned Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art. The exhibition features clothing, adornments, and other objects.

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start date: 
04/01/2014
end date: 
12/31/2014
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3
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finite
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Everyday Heroes: Ralph Fasanella’s Paintings of American Life

April 1–May 26, 2014

Fasanella’s folk art paintings portray the people and places he observed while growing up in New York City. These intricate and colorful paintings from the Fenimore’s collection range from portrayals of monumental events in our country’s history to detailed observations of America’s working-class.

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start date: 
04/01/2014
end date: 
05/26/2014
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Weight of Exhibit: 
5
Exhibition Type: 
finite
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Images
Caption 1: 
Dress Shop, 1972. By Ralph Fasanella. Oil on canvas. H: 45” x W: 92”. N0003.1983. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, New York. Photograph by Richard Walker.
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A Moment Past: L.F. Tantillo Paints New York History

April 1–December 31, 2014

Len Tantillo brings the past to life through his remarkable historically accurate paintings. Much of his work celebrates maritime themes, focusing on little-known subject matter depicting the early history of New York State and the Hudson River. Taking pride in the small details, he meticulously researches his subjects to formulate what eventually comes to life on the canvas, creating an extremely realistic piece.

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start date: 
04/01/2014
end date: 
12/31/2014
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Weight of Exhibit: 
7
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finite
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Images
Caption 1: 
L. F. Tantillo, Manhattan Sunset, 2013, oil on canvas, 20 x 30, collection of Clara and Larry Sanders
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