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Tag Archives: avant-garde

Garden Concert – HEAR in NOW

Mar

07

In partnership with Avant Arts, join us for a concert with HEAR in NOW is a world-class collective is a string trio that composes and improvises fluidly among free jazz and contemporary classical, folk music, and avant-garde. Be prepared to be engaged by…

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Inspired Palates: A Dinner Party Series

Nov

05

Clutch your pearls and fill your glasses! The Cummer Museum is throwing a dinner party! This avant-garde series of dinners will inspire your palate and spark your creative energies, all to support bringing an exciting and diverse calendar of exhibitions and related programming to the Jacksonville community. The Cummers were known to…

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Fabio Costa Distinguished Lecture on Design and Innovation

Oct

31

WRITTEN BY HEATHER STEWART, MARKETING INTERN Fabio Costa is one of the up-and-coming designers featured in Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art. Some may recognize his name from season 10 of Project Runway. Known for his work with fabric and draping, Costa has developed a reputation as a “conceptual designer.” Originally from Belo Horizonte, Brazil […]

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Modern Dialect: Spotlight on William Zorach

Dec

17

The current exhibit Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection, on display in the Mason Gallery until January 5, 2014, contains works made by various artists in the early to mid 20th century. The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ permanent collection also contains works by three of these artists: William Zorach, John Steuart Curry, and George Wesley Bellows.

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Decoding the Prints of William Walmsley

Nov

12

To get you to see his message and his commitment to the idea of freedom of expression, he exhibits an deep sense of irreverence, seeming to shout that nothing is sacred, not even art.

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Miradas: Ancient Roots in Modern and Contemporary Mexican Art – Works from the Bank of America Collection

Jun

08

Miradas is a fitting title for a show about artists looking at themselves and their heritage and reflecting on where they have been and where they are headed.

From June 5 through September 16, visitors to the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens will…

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