The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Take Another Look! Exhibition on view at the Demuth Museum
Christine Welch, Marianne Ashbey, 1985, gelatin silver print, 9 x 9 in., Private Collection. Courtesy the Demuth Museum, Lancaster, PA.
LANCASTER, PA.- The Demuth Museum announced its newest exhibition, Take Another Look! celebrating the 100th anniversary of Lancaster’s landmark exhibition, Loan Exhibition of Historical and Contemporary Portraits Illustrating the Evolution of Portraiture in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, held at the Woolworth Building in 1912. That exhibition was brought together by a large committee, and the Lancaster Historical Society along with the Iris Club helped to coordinate the efforts. The Demuth Museum is pleased to partner with, in the creation of two exhibitions that will expand upon that landmark exhibition held here in Lancaster in 1912, which included over three hundred portraits of Lancastrians, many painted by the most accomplished artists of the day.

The Demuth Museum’s exhibition features a selection of portraits that were included in the original 1912 exhibition as well as expand upon the theme with contemporary portraits and an entire section devoted to photographic portraits. The contemporary section includes portraits in a variety of media created over the past century and a section of contemporary photographic portraits by current Lancaster photographers helped convey the themes, practices and evolution of portraiture in Lancaster over the last century. This insightful and expansive exhibition includes over forty works by notable artists such as Jacob Eichholtz, John Augustus Beck, Constantine Kermes, Michael Abel, Jeff Geib, Gary Boas, Christine Welch and many more.

At the site in downtown Lancaster, the theme is to look at portraits that were in the original exhibition as well as a few examples of pre-1912 portraits that escaped the curator’s eye the first time around.

The Directors of both the Demuth Museum and are pleased to work together on this project. “It was a great pleasure to work directly with Tom Ryan as we curated together. He has great insightfulness towards portraiture in the 18th and 19th centuries,” remarked Anne M. Lampe, Executive Director of the Demuth Museum.

Today's News

October 24, 2012

Louvre museum in Paris seeks $1 million to buy precious 13th-century statuettes

"Explosion! The Legacy of Jackson Pollock" opens at The Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona

Exhibition of marble and bronze sculptures by Fernando Botero opens at Marlborough Gallery in New York

The Prado Museum is presenting Portrait of a Man, recently attributed to Velázquez

Sotheby's London to sell the Ronald Horton / Derek Ancil Collection of pictures by Edward Seago

Gagosian Gallery opens new exhibition space at Le Bourget in the north of Paris with "Morgenthau Plan"

Milwaukee Art Museum acquires Lanford Wilson Collection of self-taught art

Center premieres first major Anthony Caro exhibition in US in nearly forty years

Brilliant but still misunderstood: Scottish Colourist George Leslie Hunter at the Fleming Collection

Menno Meewis, Director of the Middelheimmuseum in Antwerp, dies at age 58

Experienced consultant Noémie Bonnet appointed Executive Director of Asia Week New York

Medieval sword captured from Mamluk arsenal in Alexandria during last Crusade for sale at Bonhams

Auckland Art Gallery announces artist Kate Newby as winner of the Walters Prize 2012

The White House Years Of Robert S. McNamara brings in more than $1 million at Sotheby's

Flight suit from Cuban crisis goes to Smithsonian

Georgia Museum of Art exhibits lovers' eyes

BMW Guggenheim Lab to open in Mumbai December 9

Assaf Shaham, winner of the Constantiner Photography Award, exhibits at the Tel Aviv Museum of Ar

South African photographer Alfred Kumalo, who depicted apartheid, dies at age 82

Take Another Look! Exhibition on view at the Demuth Museum

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- First solo exhibition by the American artist Mickalene Thomas in Belgium opens at Galerie Nathalie Obadia

2.- Israel accidentally finds ancient mosaic that served as pavement for a courtyard in a villa

3.- The address of Johannes Vermeer's the Little Street discovered by Rijksmuseum curator

4.- The nine lives of Russia's Hermitage cats that root out unwanted guests: Rodents

5.- Robbers make off with masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto from museum in Verona

6.- 17th century letters at Museum of Communication reveal refugees 'sense of loss'

7.- New museum dedicated to the artist Mu Xin opens in Zhejiang Province, China

8.- Who are the most prolific art collectors in the US today?

9.- Rubens House brings newly discovered study for a portrait by Van Dyck to Antwerp

10.- "The Nude in the XX and XXI century" curated by Jane Neal opens at Sotheby's S/2 London

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
Social Network Manager and Translator: Norma Cristina Pérez Ayala Cano

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