The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Boca Raton Museum of Art Announces Upcoming Exhibitions
Gary T. Erbe, Subway Series, 2008, oil on canvas, 55 x 45 inches. Courtesy of Godel & Co. Fine Art, NYC

BOCA RATON, FL.- The Boca Raton Museum of Art has announced three new exhibitions which will be shown in the next few months.

Gary T. Erbe: Forty Year Retrospective
A showcase of more than sixty trompe l'oeil paintings drawn from private and public collections, by this self-taught artist. Gary Erbe (born in Union City, NJ 1944- ) is internationally recognized for his realistic style of painting and has exhibited throughout the United States. Trompe l’oeil (to fool the eye) is illusionist painting that goes back to ancient Rome, 17th-century Dutch painting, and 19th-century American painting. Erbe works in a painstaking technique building up layers of thin color glazes to achieve the illusion of real depth and volume in his painting. As exercises in virtuosity, many works take up to a year to complete. This forty-year retrospective presents Erbe’s best work depicting pop culture of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s including his collage paintings meticulously recorded from Erbe’s own constructed and arranged tableaux.

Gary T. Erbe: Forty Year Retrospective has been organized by the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, and travel also to The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Clyde Butcher: Wilderness Visions
Clyde Butcher’s compelling black and white photographs chronicle some of America’s most beautiful and complex ecosystems. For more than thirty years, self-taught photographer Butcher (American, born Kansas City, Missouri 1944- ) has been preserving the untouched landscape on film, and for twenty of those years he has concentrated on Florida. The exquisite beauty of his work draws the viewer into a relationship with nature. His images are captured with 8x10 inch, 11x14 inch, and 16 x 20 inch view cameras. The large format allows him to express in elaborate detail the textures that distinguish the beauty of the landscape. This exhibition presents work from the last twenty-five years ranging from the forests of the Pacific Northwest, to the rocky country of Utah and Colorado, to the woodlands of the Chesapeake region and the wetlands of Florida. This exhibition is organized by the Boca Raton Museum of Art.

Stephen Althouse: Tools and Shrouds
This exhibition debuts a series of 35 large format black and white photographs by Stephan Althouse completed over the last decade. Althouse transforms familiar objects into symbols of human experience and spiritual striving. Born in Washington DC in 1948, Althouse grew up in rural Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where he trained as a sculptor. The product of a Quaker education, Althouse received his MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, and studied sculpture at Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia. The sculptural tradition of making and manipulating subject matter is carried over in his photography, and is further explored in these enigmatic and powerful images. This exhibition is organized by the Boca Raton Museum of Art.

Boca Raton Museum of Art | Gary Erbe | Union City | trompe l'oeil | Clyde Butcher | Florida | Ohio |

Today's News

July 27, 2009

Eduardo Arroyo Exhibits Works from His Own Collection to Inaugurate New Art Space

Christo and Jean-Claude Visit Spain to Open Exhibition at Museum Wurth in La Rioja

Jessica Lange Awarded George Eastman House Honors; Museum Presents Exhibition

The Georgia Museum of Art at UGA Acquires Two Works Significant to Georgia

Musee de l'Elysee Opens Photographic Exhibition from the Scene of the Crime

National Gallery of Canada Publishes Superb Catalogue Rich in New and Historical Content

Museum of Contemporary Art to Show Liam Gillick: Three Perspectives and a Short Scenario

PHotoEspaña 2009: Interview with Italian Photographer Simona Ghizzoni

DesignPhiladelphia: Fifth Year of Unprecedented Design Celebration

Joan Miró Foundation Announces Frantisek Kupka Exhibition

M.C. Escher: From Drawing to Masterpiece to Open at the Herakleidon Museum

Boca Raton Museum of Art Announces Upcoming Exhibitions

The Art of Retail: Pavilions Birmingham to Host Unique Collaborations with City Arts Projects

Plains Art Museum Holds Reception for Outgoing Curator

"My Life With Laurence Olivier, Richard Burton, Noel Coward & Picasso"

Benjamin Beker to Show his War and Liberation Monuments and Interiors of Power Series

San Luis Potosi could be Inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage List in 2010

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- Porsche Super Speedster offered for first time in 50 years at RM Sotheby's Porsche 70th Anniversary Auction

2.- Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens opens 'Storytelling: French Art from the Horvitz Collection'

3.- Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti stars Vincent Cassel as the famed French artist

4.- Stunning colored diamonds expected to dazzle at Heritage Auctions' Summer Fine Jewelry Auction

5.- US designer Kate Spade found dead at 55

6.- Vincent Van Gogh painting sells for over 7 million euros: Artcurial auction house

7.- Sir Stanley Spencer painting discovered hidden under a bed during a drugs raid

8.- Oxford's Bodleian Libraries unveil UK's first major Tolkien exhibition in decades

9.- Major exhibition at the Guggenheim explores decades of work by Alberto Giacometti

10.- World's largest freshwater pearl goes for 320,000 euros

Related Stories

Collection of Rare and Important Works by Escher to be Shown in Florida

Boca Raton Museum Announces Re-Accreditation by AAM

Camera Work: Photography from the Permanent Collection on View at the Boca Raton Museum of Art

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, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful