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2014-09-03 12:27:00

Sanctity Pictured, Organized by the Frist Center, Comprises Rare Works from the Vatican and American Museums and Libraries NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy, a groundbreaking exhibition of Italian art made between 1250 and 1550. Conceived and organized by Frist Center Curator and Renaissance art historian Trinita Kennedy, it...

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...

2011-08-10 16:30:00

Frist Organizes Carrie Mae Weems Retrospective and Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery Includes Duo John Wood and Paul Harrison, Edward Burtynsky, and Brian Alfred NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2012 exhibition schedule offers a wide variety of exhibitions in the Center's Ingram Gallery. These include masterpieces of American art from the famed Phillips Collection...

2011-07-20 16:39:00

Conservation of Key Works Reveals Beautiful Colors NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A selection of magnificent Northern Renaissance paintings from an often overlooked collection will be on exhibition in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts' Upper-Level Galleries from September 9, 2011 through February 5, 2012. A Divine Light: Northern Renaissance Paintings from the Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery (M&G) in Greenville, S.C. features 28 paintings from...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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