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2014-07-23 16:24:28

Kandinsky: A Retrospective September 26, 2014-January 4, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Kandinsky: A Retrospective, an exhibition celebrating a lifetime of work by Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) in the Center's Ingram Gallery from September 26, 2014-January 4, 2015. Chronicling four decades of artistic evolution--from early figurative works to exuberant experiments in abstraction and color--this exhibition...

2014-07-10 12:26:06

Upper-Level Galleries Feature 19th-Century Paintings and Sculptures from the New-York Historical Society; Wiener Werkstatte (Vienna Workshop) Postcards and Decorative Arts; and Phantom Bodies: The Human Aura in Art NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2015 lineup of exhibitions will bring treasures from around the world spanning the eighth century to the present to Nashville. The Ingram Gallery will undergo multiple...

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...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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