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2014-04-07 16:23:59

Watch Me Move: The Animation Show June 6-September 1, 2014 NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer the Frist Center for the Visual Arts comes alive with the installation of Watch Me Move: The Animation Show, the most extensive exhibition ever mounted to present a wide range of animated imagery produced in the last 120 years. Organized by the Barbican Centre, London, the exhibition juxtaposes works by pioneers and independent film-makers including...

2014-01-07 12:25:50

Goya: The Disasters of War and Steve Mumford's War Journals, 2003-2013 Open February 28, 2014 NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Through the pairing of the exhibitions Goya: The Disasters of War, and Steve Mumford's War Journals, 2003-2013, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts offers two powerful artistic portrayals of conflict and life in a combat zone. In The Disasters of War, the eminent Spanish painter and printmaker Goya graphically depicts the ravages of...

2013-11-21 12:25:20

Looking East: Western Artists and the Allure of Japan Opens January 31, 2014 NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Looking East: Western Artists and the Allure of Japan, on view in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts' Ingram Gallery from January 31 through May 11, 2014, celebrates the cultural and aesthetic influences of Japanese art and culture on the Western imagination in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Premiering at the Frist Center,...

2013-09-04 16:26:04

12-year BOHAN Advertising client brings world's art to Tennessee NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, a BOHAN Advertising client since 2001, continues to get national and international attention for its diverse exhibitions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130904/CL74207 ) "CBS Sunday Morning" provided the latest example - a major feature about "Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles," an exhibition of Art Deco automobiles...

2013-08-13 16:25:16

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts will present 30 Americans, an exhibition surveying works by many of the nation's leading African American artists working since the mid-1970s. Often provocative and challenging, the exhibition explores how artists relate their own sense of self to ideas within history, popular culture and contemporary mass media central to American society. 30 Americans will be on view in the Center's...

2013-07-01 16:23:59

Upper-Level Galleries Showcase Depictions of War by Spanish Painter Francisco de Goya and Contemporary Artist Steve Mumford, Interpretations of Surrealism by Midcentury American Painters, and the First Exhibition Dedicated to Italian Renaissance Art in Nashville Since 1934 NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts has planned an expansive schedule for 2014 featuring exhibitions from around the world. The Center's Ingram Gallery...

2013-05-17 16:22:40

Jack Spencer: Beyond the Surface Opens July 12, 2013 NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The work of Nashville-based photographer Jack Spencer will be on view at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts from July 12 through Oct. 13, 2013 in the Center's Upper-Level Galleries. The first major museum exhibition of the artist's work, Jack Spencer: Beyond the Surface is composed of 70 photographs--selected by the artist and Mark Scala, chief curator at the Frist...

2013-02-08 12:20:36

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts will present Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles, an exhibition of unique and luxurious autos from the 1930s and '40s. Sensuous Steel includes 18 automobiles and three motorcycles drawn from some of the most renowned car collectors and collections in the automotive world. Organized by Guest Curator Ken Gross, former Petersen Automotive Museum director, the exhibition will be on view in...

2013-01-18 16:21:54

Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection opens March 1, 2013 NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts welcomes an impressive array of nearly 125 ancient American art objects in Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection. Opening Friday, March 1, 2013 in the Center's Upper-Level Galleries, this exhibition provides a compelling overview of the art made in Mesoamerica, Central America and...

2012-09-26 06:23:29

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Opening October 19, 2012, German Expressionism from the Detroit Institute of Arts will be on view in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts' Upper-Level Galleries through February 10, 2013. Featuring paintings, sculpture and works on paper from the Detroit Institute of Arts' distinguished collection of German Expressionist art, the exhibition explores the full breadth of this artistic movement from 1905 to 1950 and includes...