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Tag Archives: artists

#5WomenArtists – Augusta Savage

Mar

18

Augusta Savage became a gifted sculptor, significant teacher, leader, and catalyst for change. Overcoming poverty, racism, and sexual discrimination, Savage became one of this country’s most influential artists of the 20th century, playing an instrumental role in the development of…

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Early bidding starts now!

Apr

02

As you have probably heard by now, the Cummer Ball, is only a few weeks away. As a fundraising effort, the Museum commissioned nine artists to reinterpret a section of Winslow Homer’s The White Rowboat, St. Johns River. This iconic piece, purchased by Ninah herself, is a very treasured work in the the Museum’s permanent collection. The artists created […]

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British Watercolors

Nov

26

Explore the rich history of British watercolors through works in the Cummer Museum’s permanent collection, recently given by Mr. and Mrs. Terrell Lee Bebout. Although this medium was viewed initially by many as a…

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collector, Jennifer Johnson Duke

Sep

02

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern Why is art so valuable? What makes collectors want to collect? What makes artists want to create? These are matters of opinion, surely, but for each collector featured in Collectors’ Choice, these answers play a significant role to their decisions. The amazement felt when viewing objects so beautifully handmade, […]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors, David and Elaine Strickland

Aug

19

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern One of the best approaches to understanding historical events and time periods is to study the art from it. Art, through time, does not only stand as an object from a different era or a depiction of what the artistic tastes were at the time, but also collects a […]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors – Mary Jane and Jack Uible

Aug

12

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern For collectors, art is a part of their everyday lives. They are surrounded by it in their homes and offices, at social events, museum fundraisers, and even in their personal lives. For many of those featured within Collectors’ Choice, their collection has become a part of their living spaces […]

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