The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Saturday, July 26, 2014


The Transcendent Landscapes of Northwest Artist Victoria Adams at the Tacoma Art Museum
Victoria Adams, Morning Shimmer.
TACOMA, WA.- Somewhere between the soothing and the sublime, the work of landscape artist Victoria Adams offers a respite from our busy lives. Tacoma Art Museum is proud to present Where Sky Meets Earth: The Luminous Landscapes of Victoria Adams. A local artist living on Vashon Island, Adams paints rich, panoramic views of sky and land, untouched and untrammeled by man.

The exhibition features a compelling survey of Adams’ paintings, with works ranging from 1992 to present. The artist created several new works specifically for this exhibition, which is the museum’s 2010 Northwest Perspective Series, the annual scholarly examination of a regional artist.

“Adams’ art provokes an interrelated set of responses to the landscape that are deeply conditioned by art historical traditions, cultural myths, and historical experience,” notes curator Rock Hushka. “She paints the symbols of a beautiful and beneficent natural world, creating a place where the mind is free to wander without fear or intrusion.”

Victoria Adams’ work follows the long tradition of landscape artists, from the European masters, to American Luminist and Hudson River artists. She draws inspiration from fragments of actual photographed scenes to memories and daydreams, all filtered through the influence of the historical landscape tradition. Her work reaffirms the remaining aspects of pristine nature while it also mourns the countryside that we have lost. Adams notes that “with the destruction of the natural landscape, landscape painting can provide a venue for exercising our innate need to connect with nature.”

“Her work speaks directly to the museum’s mission of emphasizing the art and artists of the Northwest,” notes Stephanie A. Stebich, Director of Tacoma Art Museum. “Victoria Adams touches on several Northwest ideals: a sense of freedom, desire for solitude, and respect for nature.”

Victoria Adams will visit Tacoma Art Museum throughout the summer with lectures, workshops, book signings and more.

Tacoma Art Museum | "Where Sky Meets Earth" | Victoria Adams |


Today's News

July 15, 2010

Restored Leonardo Masterpiece Goes Back on Display at the National Gallery in London

Grass Grows by Itself: A Group Exhibition Opens at Marlborough in Chelsea

Paintings Taken by Serviceman in WWII Return to Germany

Sotheby's to Hold Auction of Property from England's Most Magnificent Stately Home

History of Graffiti in NYC Reviewed in Exhibition at Benrimon Contemporary

National Museum of American History Collects 75 Years of Auto Safety

Rare Cabinet by Emile Bernard Acquired by the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Iraq's Artists Reflect Pain, Trauma of the War and Uncertainty

Mickey Mouse Art Poster with Nazi Symbol Ignites Polish Anger

Photographer of Modern Life Gets Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery

Group Exhibition Phantasmorganica at Allegra LaViola Gallery

Studio Museum in Harlem Summer Exhibition Features Zwelethu Mthethwa

Robert Walden's Ontological Road Maps at RHV Fine Art

The Transcendent Landscapes of Northwest Artist Victoria Adams at the Tacoma Art Museum

Culhuacan, the other Crib of Zapatism Houses Exhibition

Irvine Contemporary Presents New Gallery Artist Alexa Meade

Tours of the Romantic Abbey Ruins Launched this Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Sunday Funnies Characters Set to Brighten Letters

17th Century Automata Lion Clock Roars in £117,600 at Bonhams

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Joins with Nike and Make Something!!

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Archaeologists discover Roman 'free choice' cemetery in the 2,700-year-old ancient port of Rome

2.- Romanians must pay 18 million euros over Kunsthal Museum Rotterdam art heist

3.- Hello Kitty designer Yuko Yamaguchi defends cute character as cat turns 40 years old

4.- eBay and Sotheby's partner to bring world class art and collectibles to a global community

5.- Exhibition on Screen returns with new series of films bringing great art to big screens across the globe

6.- Marina Abramović reaches half way point of her '512 Hours' performance at the Serpentine Gallery

7.- The Phillips Collection in Washington introduces a uCurate app for curating on-the-go

8.- United States comic icon Archie Andrews dies saving openly gay character

9.- New feathered predatory fossil, unearthed in China, sheds light on dinosaur flight

10.- Exhibition at Thyssen Bornemisza Museum presents an analysis of the concept of the 'unfinished'

Related Stories



Japanese Woodblock Prints to Fill the Galleries...Twice at Tacoma Art Museum

Exhibition at Tacoma Art Museum Merges Modern-day Patterns with Tradition

Impressionist Treasures from Tacoma Art Museum's Permanent Collection to be Shown for First Time in Years

Exhibition to Merge Modern-day Patterns with Tradition

Tacoma Art Museum to Examine Regional Art History and Trends with A Concise History of Northwest Art

Metal-Urge Free Community Festival with Iron Artist Competition at Tacoma Art Museum

Tacoma Art Museum Announces Shortlist of Selected Design Firms



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Rmz. - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site