North Carolina Museum of Art http://wunc.org en Choosing To Stay 20 Feet From Stardom http://wunc.org/post/choosing-stay-20-feet-stardom <p><a href="http://lisafischermusic.com/">Lisa Fischer</a> is one of the most in-demand vocalists in the music industry, but she rarely takes center stage.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:59:41 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 39546 at http://wunc.org Choosing To Stay 20 Feet From Stardom Estampas De La Raza: Prints For The People http://wunc.org/post/estampas-de-la-raza-prints-people <div style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><font style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Mexican-American and Latino printmaking has strong roots in political activism. In the sixties, printmaking was used primarily to make posters, graphics and cartoons that would convey political messages and assist with community organizing.&nbsp;</font></div><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:45:45 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 37558 at http://wunc.org Estampas De La Raza: Prints For The People Edvard Munch http://wunc.org/post/edvard-munch <p></p><p>Edvard Munch’s most famous painting is “The Scream.” It depicts a skeletal figure holding his hands against his face in horror. This image has been reproduced and parodied the world over. But Edvard Munch's life and other works are largely unknown to the general public.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 16:06:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 6266 at http://wunc.org Edvard Munch The Women of Film Noir http://wunc.org/post/women-film-noir <p>It's no secret that there's a lack of compelling roles for women in Hollywood. Often, they are confined to adoring secretaries or sex objects, but in the noir films of the 1940s and ‘50s, the femme fatale uses her cunning and sex appeal to get the better of men. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 14:40:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 4579 at http://wunc.org El Anatsui Exhibit at Museum of Art http://wunc.org/post/el-anatsui-exhibit-museum-art <p>A new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art offers visitors an unprecedented chance to follow the 40 year career of one of Africa’s most celebrated contemporary artists.<br> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 22:05:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 3030 at http://wunc.org El Anatsui Exhibit at Museum of Art Rembrandt at Museum of Art http://wunc.org/post/rembrandt-museum-art <p></p><p></p><p>Rembrandt. We know the name, but do we know the work? A new exhibition is at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, with a special free preview day today. <a href="http://ncartmuseum.org/exhibitions/rembrandt/">“Rembrandt in America”</a> highlights both the authentic and inauthentic Rembrandt paintings side by side. Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:10:00 +0000 Fred Wasser 7294 at http://wunc.org Rembrandt at Museum of Art 30 Americans at NCMA http://wunc.org/post/30-americans-ncma <p></p><p style="line-height: 15px; margin-bottom: 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The&nbsp;<span class="link-external" style="background-image: none; background-color: transparent; padding: 0px; background-position: 0px 1px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat;"><a href="http://www.ncartmuseum.org/" style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204); text-decoration: underline; border-bottom-width: 0px; background-color: transparent;">North Carolina Museum of Art</a></span>&nbsp;continues to celebrate an exhibit where at least three generations of African American artists boldly explore history, culture and pop culture.&nbsp; The “<span class="link-external" style="background-image: none; background-color: transparent; padding: 0px; background-position: 0px 1px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat;"><a href="http://www.ncartmuseum.org/exhibitions/30_americans/" style="color: rgb(0, 102, 204); text-decoration: underline; border-bottom-width: 0px; background-color: transparent;">30 Americans</a></span>” exhibit is said to be the largest contemporary African American art exhibit in the country.&nbsp; All of the pieces in the show come from the Rubell Family of Miami who established their collection in the mid-1960s. &nbsp; Fri, 27 May 2011 14:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 8741 at http://wunc.org 30 Americans at NCMA Norman Rockwell And Civil Rights http://wunc.org/post/norman-rockwell-and-civil-rights <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="font-style: italic;">American Chronicles – The Art of Norman Rockwell</span> is currently on display at the North Carolina Museum of Art.&nbsp; It has traveled the country since last Spring.&nbsp; The exhibit includes some 40 original oil paintings – chronicling six decades of Rockwell’s work – and a complete set of more than 300 Saturday Evening Post covers.&nbsp; Rockwell was meticulous in creating scenes of American life – whimsical and idyllic.&nbsp; During the latter part of his life – he took his work out of New England and captured what was transforming the south – the Civil Rights movement. Fri, 17 Dec 2010 13:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 11387 at http://wunc.org Norman Rockwell And Civil Rights