'Paula Kovarik' in the Mallory/Wurtzburger Galleries

On view January 14 - April 1, 2018  The works on view in the exhibition  Paula Kovarik  from opening day on January 14, 2018 through April 1, 2018 comprise the artist’s first major museum show as well as the Dixon’s first Mallory/Wurtzburger Galleries exhibition dedicated solely to fiber art. Memphis artist Paula Kovarik’s unique approach to quilted art is the result of dedicated studio practice and a desire to have an outlet to help her process the... Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | 0 comments
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'Dixon Dialect: The Susan and John Horseman Gift' Opens January 2018

Dixon Dialect: The  Susan and John Horseman Gift    |    On view through April 1, 2018 In the fall of 2017, Susan and John Horseman generously donated twenty-eight works of art by twenty-five American and European artists to the Dixon Gallery and Gardens permanent collection. Dixon Board Chair C. Penn Owen III notes, “The Horseman Gift stands among the most important and impressive acts of collection building in our history.” On January... Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 0 comments
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Paper Tablescapes by Katherine Godoy, Nancy Klepper, and Mary Heim

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Posted by Chantal Drake at Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 0 comments
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The Real Beauty: The Artistic World of Eugenia Errázuriz

On view at   The Dixon Gallery and Gardens from January 28, 2018 through April 8, 2018. The Real Beauty: The Artistic World of Eugenia Errázuriz , organized by The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, is the first American museum exhibition centered on the life of this remarkable figure in the history of modern art and design. Addressing the larger subject of the role of South Americans in turn-of-the-century Europe, the exhibition will feature works of art... Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Friday, December 8, 2017 | 0 comments
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Modernism and les Ballets Russes by Lindsay Schmeling

  Cover image credit: Image credit: Isabelle de Borchgrave, b. 1946, Belgium. Detail of  Le Noir du Roi (The Black King) , 2009. Costume designed by Léon Bakst for La Belle au Bois Dormant ( The Sleeping Beauty ) in 1921. Collection of the artist. Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 0 comments
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Subversive Fashion in the French Court and Conspicuous Consumption by Kathleen Kovarik

To view Part Two of this presentation, please click here .  Cover image credit: François Boucher, Portrait of Madame de Pompadour , 1756. Oil on canvas. The Wallace Collection, London. Read More
Posted by Chantal Drake at Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | 0 comments
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