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Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection

Event Details:
October 19, 2013 - January 5, 2014
Location: The Minerva and Raymond K. Mason Gallery

 

                  

Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

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Sat, 10/19/2013 - Sun, 01/05/2014
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The Minerva and Raymond K. Mason Gallery
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<p>Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, <em>Modern Dialect </em>will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others.&nbsp;</p>

 

                  

Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

Organized and Circulated by The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

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Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

Organized and Circulated by The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

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Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. 

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<p>Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, <em>Modern Dialect </em>will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others.&nbsp;</p>
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Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

Organized and Circulated by The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

Organized and Circulated by The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

Organized and Circulated by The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

Organized and Circulated by The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

Organized and Circulated by The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

Organized and Circulated by The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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Exhibitions
Event Start Date: 
Sat, 10/19/2013 - Sun, 01/05/2014
Event Location: 
The Minerva and Raymond K. Mason Gallery
Summary: 
<p>Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, <em>Modern Dialect </em>will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others.&nbsp;</p>

 

                  

Charles Sheeler (1883 - 1965), Tree and Landscape, 1947, Tempera on paper/board, 15 5/8 x 13 1/2 inches.

 

Modern Dialect brings together 58 examples of American Scene and modernist paintings from the 1930s and 1940s, works that exposed and sometimes celebrated a changing America. Organized by the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee, Modern Dialect will highlight works by some of the most respected American artists of the early twentieth century, including Charles Burchfield, George Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Clarence Carter, as well as introduce such fascinating artists as Clyde Singer, Lois Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, and others. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue are structured thematically to reveal concerns of American painters from every region of the country.

The more than forty artists featured in Modern Dialect hail from all parts of the United States, and they painted wherever they found inspiration. These artists do not so much adhere to a single style as a common interest in portraying their realities in a decidedly modern fashion. From simplified and even fragmented rural landscapes to modern industrial cities and the people who inhabit them to purely abstracted compositions, the exhibition reveals the scope of the American modernist aesthetic and the vision and integrity each artist brought to the representation of the American experience.

Organized and Circulated by The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

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