Posts with tag: "Visual Art"

 

 

New Year New Plans
01/18/2016
New Year New Plans

  New Year | New PlansA few words from our Curator, Edie Carpenter, on what we are looking forward to in 2016  New Year’s greetings to all of you. GreenHill has so much going on this year, as we patch walls and move pedestals after the abundance of Winter Show I wanted to highlight the exhibitions that we are preparing and extend the invitation to you to visit the gallery, whether while listening to music at one of our First Friday musical performances (link) or during the quiet of a late winter afternoon.            Friday January 29 is a busy evening for the arts but don’t miss meeting Donald ...

Why We Host Artist Talks at Greenhill
09/11/2015
New Year New Plans

Why We Host Artist Talks at Greenhill (and a bit of a rant from a Jackson Pollock fan)by Erin Riggins, Curatorial Assistant  Often when we look at a piece of artwork, we are only getting part of the story.  For me, my experience of a piece is enhanced through knowledge - knowledge of the individual/s who made it and the circumstances in which it was created.   Take for example the classic response to non-representational art. That is, to art that is not intended to accurately depict things in the natural world. Someone looks at a Jackson Pollock and exclaims, "My kid could do that!" Jackson Pollock, Convergance, 1952, oil on canvas, 155 x 93.5 ...