The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Decades of Art by Women at the Long Beach Museum of Art
Sharon Ellis, Winter, 1994. Alkyd on canvas, 28 x 40 inches. Purchased with funds contributed by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Long Beach Museum of Art, Collectors Circle.
LONG BEACH, CA.- The Long Beach Museum of Art is presenting the grand finale of its 60th Anniversary celebration with A Light in the Shadow – Decades of Art by Women. The Celebrating Sixty exhibition series will continue this summer with a special tribute to female artists opening on the first floor of the Museum pavilion on June 25, 2010. A Light in the Shadow – Decades of Art by Women will present approximately sixty works by women from the Museum’s permanent collection.

The Long Beach Museum of Art boasts one of the largest art collections of works by women in the nation, with nearly twenty-five percent of the Museum’s permanent collection comprised of works by female artists (the national average for a museum collection is six percent). This pioneering spirit of the Long Beach Museum of Art is further substantiated by its rich exhibition history, as the Museum has often hosted both solo and group exhibitions for women artists throughout its sixty year history.

A Light in the Shadow – Decades of Art by Women will honor this legacy by showcasing a wide variety of works created by women in a number of media since 1925. Each work in the exhibition offers a compelling narrative that provides insight into the unique experiences of female artists. Although the exhibition features a number of extraordinary paintings, many works in non-traditional media will be included in the exhibition. The installation will highlight media that is less dominated by men, such as works on paper, jewelry, ceramics, and artists’ books.

A Light in the Shadow – Decades of Art by Women will be celebrated on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at a press, artist and patron reception from 5:00-6:00 p.m. followed by the popular LBMA After Dark from 6:00-10:00 p.m. This exhibition will close on January 2, 2011. The current exhibitions on the second floor of the Museum pavilion include Stories from Our Legacy, Chronicles of Collecting and Highlights from Collector’s Circle Acquisitions on display until August 29, 2010. These three installations, illustrating a special thanks to our collectors, donors, and artists, will also be celebrated on July 15. The celebration of art by women in the permanent collection will continue in July in the Lane Oceanview Gallery with ceramics and landscapes.

The Long Beach Museum of Art | Decades of Art by Women | 60th Anniversary Celebration |




Today's News

June 28, 2010

Light and Language by Brigitte Kowanz in Retrospective Opening at MUMOK in Vienna

Paths to Abstraction Opens at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Steve McCurry Launches New Exhibition at Birmingham Museum

Soviet Dictator Josef Stalin Statue Removed in Georgian Home Town

Fundación Botín Pays Homage to Russia's Valiant Efforts to Conquer Space

Definitive Collection of Collage Series by Mark Bradford Published in New Book

IVAM Celebrates Formula 1 Grand Prix with Installation by Lorenzo Quinn

Poet Laureate Curates Collection Display at Tate Liverpool

Brian Gross Fine Art Opens Ed Moses' Airborne at One Post Street

Contemporary Cuban Art Opens at the Katonah Museum of Art

Ron Mueck and Guy Ben-Ner at Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square

Rackstraw Downes Exhibits at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Wall Drawings by David Tremlett for the Gallery of Contemporary Art

Haughton Announces Dealers and Plans for the 22nd Annual International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show

Decades of Art by Women at the Long Beach Museum of Art

A Useful Dream: African Photography 1960-2010 at Centre for Fine Arts

LACMA to Screen Robert Adanto's Pearls on the Ocean Floor

The Anatomy of Movement: Harold Edgerton- An Interview with the Curators

Vogel Collection and Andy Warhol Polaroids at PAFA

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Image of a Christ without a beard, short hair and wearing a toga unearthed in Spain

2.- Giant mosaic unearthed in mysterious tomb in Amphipolis in northern Macedonia

3.- Bonhams sale of 18th century French decorative arts to benefit Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

4.- Paris flustered by erection of 'sex-toy' sculpture; Paul McCarthy slapped by a passer-by

5.- High art or vile pornography? Marquis de Sade explored in Orsay museum exhibition

6.- 'Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection' opens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

7.- Greek culture minister says Elgin Marbles return a matter of 'global heritage'

8.- Vandals deflate Paris 'sex-toy' sculpture by American artist Paul McCarthy after outrage

9.- Exhibition at National Gallery in London explores Rembrandt's final years of painting

10.- 'Hans Memling: A Flemish Renaissance' opens at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome

Related Stories



Long Beach Museum of Art Celebrates 60th Anniversary of the Museum's Impressive Permanent Collection



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 Ramírez - 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