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Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe exhibition at the Walters Museum Opens Soon!

8 Oct

A photo preview of this week’s grand opening of the unprecedented show “Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe” at the Walter’s Art Museum in Baltimore.

Exhibition Run Dates: Oct 14, 2012 – Jan 21, 2013

Location: The Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

About: Featuring the period from late 1400s to the early 1600s and artists from Gerard David to Peter Paul Rubens, the portraits at the core of this show provide a window on an unsuspected facet of a society deeply impacted by the expanding worldview of the Age of Exploration. This show of approximately 76 works is organized by the Walters and will travel to the Princeton University Art Museum February 16–June 9, 2013.

 

Contemporary Response: Victor Ekpuk's "Ethiop", 48"x48", acrylic on panel

Contemporary Response: Victor Ekpuk’s “Ethiop”, 48″x48″, acrylic on panel

While in Baltimore make sure to catch MORTON FINE ART & GALERIE MYRTIS’  exhibition:

Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe: The Contemporary Response

Featuring response artwork by Jules Arthur (NYC, b. USA), Maya Freelon Asante (Baltimore, b. USA),  Nathaniel Donnett (Houston, b. USA), Jamea Edwards (Detroit, b. USA), Victor Ekpuk (Washington, DC b. Nigeria), Jeffrey Kent (Baltimore, b. USA), Mario Andres Robinson (NJ, b. USA) and Amy Sherald (Baltimore, b.USA).

Opening Reception: Sunday, 14 October, 2012 from 2pm-6pm

Exhibition Run Dates:  Oct 14, 2012 – Jan 19, 2013:

Location:  Galerie Myrtis, 2224 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 *a short walk from the Walter’s exhibition

 

 

 

WORKS WITH PAPER

5 Sep

WORKS WITH PAPER

Group Exhibition of New Work by Nathaniel Donnett, Victor Ekpuk, Rosemary Feit Covey, GA Gardner, Laurel Hausler, Choichun Leung, Mario Andres Robinson and Vonn Sumner

September 14- October 9th, 2012

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OPENING RECEPTION

Friday, September 14th 6 – 8 pm

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Morton Fine Art (MFA) is pleased to present Works with Paper, a group exhibition of new work by artists Nathaniel Donnett, Victor Ekpuk, Rosemary Feit Covey, GA Gardner, Laurel Hausler, Choichun Leung, Mario Andres Robinson and Vonn Sumner. The exhibition will be on display from September 14th through October 9th, 2012. The opening reception will be held on Friday, September 14th from 6 to 8 pm.

Works with Paper explores traditional and non-traditional use of paper in fine artwork.  Traditional mediums include watercolor, pastel and acyrlic work on paper. Non-traditional mediums include paper bags, layered wood engravings, coffee stained paper with sewing, and collage with paper.  Highlights of the exhibition include new cityscapes by Vonn Sumner, first view work on paper by Choichun Leung, new works from Mario Andres Robinson’s ongoing series of his muse “Plum”, cut out collage weaves by GA Gardner, innovative exploration of surface by Laurel Hausler and Rosemary Feit Covey, and artwork by artists Nathaniel Donnett and Victor Ekpuk which will also be on display at Morton Fine Art’s Fahrenheit Booth F7 at the Houston Fine Art Fair.

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MARIO ROBINSON, KESHA BRUCE & JULES ARTHUR on display at the African American Museum in Dallas

6 Dec

A HUGE congratulations to MFA artists MARIO ANDRES ROBINSON, KESHA BRUCE AND JULES ARTHUR!  Five pieces total will be on display at The African American Museum in Dallas, TX.

The works can be viewed in conjunction with the 24th Carroll Harris Simms Competition, beginning Friday, 12/9/11.

http://www.aamdallas.org

All museum displayed paintings are available for acquisition. Please contact MFA for details.

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American Art Collector Magazine’s 4 Page Coverage of ‘Stories that Breathe’

17 May

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American Art Collector Magazine May 2011

19 Apr

Morton Fine Art is pleased to share a national ad for our current exhibition “Stories that Breathe” featuring the work of artists Jules Arthur, Mario Andres Robinson, Kesha Bruce and Maya Freelon Asante.  It can be found on page 21 of the May 2011 edition of American Art Collector Magazine.

Save the date for “Stories that Breathe”. Show opens Friday, 8 April 2011!

23 Mar
Morton Fine Art (MFA) is pleased to present its third *a pop-up project. The exhibition titled Stories that Breathe, features African American figurative narrative artworks by nationally renowned contemporary artists Jules Arthur, Kesha Bruce, Mario Andres Robinson and Maya Freelon Asante. *a pop-up project will be on display from April 8th through May 4th 2011 at Morton Fine Art’s permanent gallery space located at 1781 Florida Ave NW (at 18th & U Sts), Washington, DC 20009. The opening reception will be held on Friday, April 8th from 6 pm – 8 pm.
Images can be previewed online at www.mortonfineart.com and www.apopupproject.com.  Gallery hours are Tues-Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm.
Stories that Breathe is an artistic exploration of African American figurative narratives in a variety of mediums.  The exhibition features contemporary artwork brought alive through the sharing of intimate personal narratives and stories that reflect the greater collective African American experience.  MFA brings *a pop-up project home to the historic Striver’s Section of Adams Morgan, honoring the history of the U St corridor, long recognized as home to a host of African American creative visionaries including Duke Ellington, Madame Lillian Evanti (Lillian Evans Tibbs), Isaac Scott Hathaway and Addison Scurlock to name a few.

Save the Dates! MFA’s Spring 2011 Exhibition Schedule

12 Jan Rosemary Feit Covey's "Disconnect"

February 18 – March 9: “Death of the Fine Art Print” a solo exhibition of  artwork by Rosemary Feit Covey (Washington, DC, b. South Africa)

March 11 – March 31: “New Paintings” by Choichun Leung (NYC, b. UK)

Kesha Bruce's "Totem for Demetria"

Kesha Bruce's "Totem for Demetria"

April 8 – May 4: “Stories that Breathe: African American Figurative Narratives by 4 Contemporary Artists” featuring artwork by Jules Arthur (NYC, b. USA), Maya Freelon Asante (Baltimore, b. USA), Mario Andres Robinson (NJ, b. USA) and Kesha Bruce (France, b. USA).

May 6 – June 3: A Solo Exhibition of Mixed Media Work by Hadieh Shafie (Baltimore, b. Iran)