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Christina Foard (American)

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Aerial

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Aerial

2011
oil on canvas
36 x 48 in

Purchased with funds from the Mae W. Schultz Charitable Lead Trust, AP.2011.5.1

When asked about this painting, Foard stated, “I've spent a lot of time in the Cummer Gardens. I particularly love standing in the shade of the Cummer Oak and imagining all the moments that have happened on this beautiful piece of land over the years: the Cummer family gatherings, children's camps, evening concerts, and all the tiny interpersonal private moments amongst its visitors. I chose to paint The Cummer after the Mason Gallery was built since the museum footprint changed so radically. I have such a strong affection for my time spent in and around this museum that I had to honor it as part of my own journey.” 

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American
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Christina
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Foard
Permanent Image: 
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2011
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20th and 21st Century European and American Art
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oil on canvas<br />36 x 48 in

When asked about this painting, Foard stated, “I've spent a lot of time in the Cummer Gardens. I particularly love standing in the shade of the Cummer Oak and imagining all the moments that have happened on this beautiful piece of land over the years: the Cummer family gatherings, children's camps, evening concerts, and all the tiny interpersonal private moments amongst its visitors. I chose to paint The Cummer after the Mason Gallery was built since the museum footprint changed so radically. I have such a strong affection for my time spent in and around this museum that I had to honor it as part of my own journey.” 

Permanent Gift: 
Purchased with funds from the Mae W. Schultz Charitable Lead Trust
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When asked about this painting, Foard stated, “I've spent a lot of time in the Cummer Gardens. I particularly love standing in the shade of the Cummer Oak and imagining all the moments that have happened on this beautiful piece of land over the years: the Cummer family gatherings, children's camps, evening concerts, and all the tiny interpersonal private moments amongst its visitors. I chose to paint The Cummer after the Mason Gallery was built since the museum footprint changed so radically. I have such a strong affection for my time spent in and around this museum that I had to honor it as part of my own journey.” 

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Permanent Gift: 
Purchased with funds from the Mae W. Schultz Charitable Lead Trust
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Christina
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Foard
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No
Permanent Year: 
2011
Permanent Period: 
20th and 21st Century European and American Art
Permanent Material: 
oil on canvas<br />36 x 48 in

When asked about this painting, Foard stated, “I've spent a lot of time in the Cummer Gardens. I particularly love standing in the shade of the Cummer Oak and imagining all the moments that have happened on this beautiful piece of land over the years: the Cummer family gatherings, children's camps, evening concerts, and all the tiny interpersonal private moments amongst its visitors. I chose to paint The Cummer after the Mason Gallery was built since the museum footprint changed so radically. I have such a strong affection for my time spent in and around this museum that I had to honor it as part of my own journey.” 

Permanent Gift: 
Purchased with funds from the Mae W. Schultz Charitable Lead Trust
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