The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Wednesday, June 19, 2019


Seen in Solitude: Robert Kipniss Prints
Robert Kippniss, Nocturne: Still-Life with Two Vases, 2004. James F. White Collection. Photography: Judy Cooper. © New Orleans Museum of Art.


RICHMOND, VA.- The Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, presents Seen in Solitude: Robert Kipniss Prints from the James F. White Collection, on view through September 24, 2006. Seen In Solitude: Robert Kipniss Prints from the James F. White Collection features a selection of lithographs, drypoints, and mezzotints created in the past forty years by American contemporary artist Robert Kipniss (born Brooklyn, New York, 1931). Already an accomplished painter, in 1967 Kipniss was encouraged to accept a print commission and enrolled in a six-week printmaking class at Pratt Graphics Center, New York. He quickly found an affinity with lithography and immersed himself in the medium for the next twenty-three years. In 1990, Kipniss began working with mezzotint, an intaglio technique that he describes as "drawing with light."

Kipniss' often repeated subjects -- rolling landscapes, looming trees, still lifes and interiors -- hark back to his youth in northwest Connecticut and suggest solitude, contemplation and reverie. Kipniss has stated that the "central impetus of my work is the endless range of feelings and thoughts evoked by the basic act of seeing, usually in isolation, and with a haunting intensity."

Organized by the New Orleans Museum of Art, this is the first museum retrospective dedicated solely to Robert Kipniss' graphic art. Dan Piersol, Deputy Director of Museum Programs, Mississippi Museum of Art, curated the exhibition. An illustrated exhibition catalogue with an essay by Piersol was published by the New Orleans Museum of Art and is available for purchase. At the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, this exhibition has been made possible in part with funds from the Louis S. Booth Arts Fund.

The exhibition will travel to Orlando Museum of Art, Florida; the Marian Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio; and the Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson.





Today's News

August 26, 2006

Fergus Greer Photographer in Focus at NPG in London

Klaus Pobitzer at S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art

Driven to Abstraction: Southern California

Kunsthalle Zurich presents Ulla von Brandenburg

Seen in Solitude: Robert Kipniss Prints

Eduardo Brandao and Jan Fjeld in Sao Paulo

The Painted Photograph in Ottawa

Ray Harryhausen Returns to Bradford

Man Sues Palace Museum For Not Reducing fee

Forgotten Russia - Projects and Models of Monuments

Toni Onley: Flight Paths at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Kivelanranta Housing Area International Idea Competition

Mississippi Icon to Re-Open August 29, 2006

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Art of early man found in the greatest meteor crater on earth

2.- Exhibition celebrates Helmut Newton's 50-year career through a rare and unseen collection of vintage prints

3.- World's most costly painting on Saudi prince's yacht: report

4.- Sotheby's celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with an auction

5.- Domaine de Chantilly exhibits Leonardo da Vinci's 'Nude Mona Lisa'

6.- New book offers front-row seat to greatest concert in history

7.- The New York Botanical Garden opens its largest botanical exhibition ever

8.- The most famous car in the world: RM Sotheby's presents James Bond Aston Martin DB5

9.- Mexico unearths what may be historic recording of Frida Kahlo

10.- Exhibition of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's paintings marks centenary of his death

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



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


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com 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
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