State of the Art with Chad Alligood

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Posted by Chantal Drake at Monday, February 13, 2017 | 0 comments
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I met Geneviève Noufflard in Paris during the fall of 2008. She probably was approaching ninety by then, but she navigated the large apartment on the rue de Varenne, where she had lived all her life, with surprising confidence and grace. She had invited Erin and me to see the home and studio where her parents, Berthe and André Noufflard, had painted interiors, still lifes, portraits and landscapes. Every turn of a corner brought you face to face with a painting of some meaningful... Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Friday, January 6, 2017 | 0 comments
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‘Tis Open Season at the Dixon

Each year, in the week after Thanksgiving, the Dixon becomes a bit more magical thanks to the Memphis Garden Club.  The MGC has been donating their time and their talents to the Dixon for decades, creating  festive holiday decorations that have run the gamut from “A Candyland Christmas” to “The Nutcracker Suite.”  This year was certainly one of their best.  Led by Chair Lou Slater, the members of the Memphis Garden Club drew their inspiration from our... Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | 0 comments
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Giving Tuesday

After Thanksgiving and the two biggest shopping days of the year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there is a way to give back -- #GivingTuesday on November 29, 2016.   #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.   You can be a part of #GivingTuesday by supporting the Dixon Gallery and Gardens. Your gift, of any size, sustains... Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Thursday, November 10, 2016 | 0 comments
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Intern Antonio Moreno on Mary Jo Karimnia

Antonio Moreno 2016-2017 Intern from Memphis Catholic High School-Work Study Program Wednesday 31, August                 This Wednesday I went to Munch and Learn and I learned about the artist who did the work in The Mallory Wurtzburger Galleries. The speaker’s name is Mary Jo Karimnia. She uses beads and glues them on to her paintings. She also purposely omits the faces of figures in her work. Mary gets... Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Friday, September 2, 2016 | 0 comments
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The Martha R. Robinson Curator

In the fall of 2016, the Dixon Gallery and Gardens will honor the late Martha R. Robinson, one of its most impressive donors. Throughout her life and beyond, Mrs. Robinson was at supporter of the museum's fine art acquisitions and curatorial projects. Beginning in September, the curator position at the Dixon, currently held by Julie N. Pierotti, will be known in perpetuity as the Martha R. Robinson Curator. Martha Robinson was an exceptionally generous and enthusiastic... Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Thursday, August 18, 2016 | 0 comments
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