ART21: Art in the Twenty-First Century
Four Films on Contemporary Artists
October 24, November 7, November 21, December 5
Free and Open to the Public
Providing unique access to some of the most compelling artists of our time, ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 7 features a dozen artists from the United States, Europe, and Latin America, and transports viewers to artistic projects across the country and around the world. In locations as diverse as a Bronx public housing project, a military testing facility in the Nevada desert, a jazz festival in Sweden, and an activist neighborhood in Mexico, the artists reveal intimate and personal insights into their lives and creative processes. Each one-hour episode in Season 7 is organized around a theme that connects the artists: Investigation, Secrets, Legacy, and Fiction.
October 24, 7:30 pm: "Investigation"
How do artists push beyond what they already know and see? Can acts of engagement and exploration be works of art in themselves? In this episode, artists use their practices as tools for personal and intellectual discovery, simultaneously documenting and producing new realities in the process.
How do artists push beyond what they already know and see? Can acts of engagement and exploration be works of art themselves? In this episode, artists use their practices as tools for personal and intellectual discovery, simultaneously documenting and producing new realities in the process. Never content with wotrk that comes easily, Leonardo Drew reaches daily beyond his comfort zone, charting a course of experimentation with his materials and processes and letting the work find its way. While enlisting the participation of a local community to develop a sprawling installation out of everyday materials, Thomas Hirschhorn poses political and philosophical questions, and searches for alternative models of thinking and being. The process leads to the creation of a new kind of monument that, while physically ephemeral, lives on in the collective memory. For Grace Iturbide, the camera is a pretext for understanding her world. Her princilpal concern has been the photographic investigation of Mexico - her own cultural enviroment - through balck and white imahes of the landscapes and teir inhabitants, abstract compositions, and self-portraits. Her interest, she saysm lies in what her heart feels and what her eyes see.
Panelists for this film will be Dr. Edith A. Tonelli, Director of CCMoA; Carl Lopes, artist and art educator, Marstons Mills; and Alan Trugman, photographer and graphic designer, Yarmouth Port.
Trip to Museum of Fine Arts Boston
November 20, 9:30 am - 5 pm
Members: $65 Non-members: $75
The Cape Cod Museum of Art is offering a trip to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston on November 20, 2014. Leaving CCMoA at 9:30 a.m. and returning by 5:00 p.m., we will be traveling by a comfortable motor coach.
The featured retrospective exhibition of Jamie Wyeth, the first in more than 30 years, presents a full range of Jamie Wyeth's work from his earliest paintings to his works of over of six decades, and examines his imaginative approach to painting. Remember to stop by the Museum to see our wonderful Jamie Wyeth - reinstalled - before you go!
Michael A. Giaquinto, Exhibitions Curator at CCMoA, will accompany us to the museum to enlighten us on the Jamie Wyeth exhibition.
Already seen Wyeth? Other special exhibitions on view include:
Goya: Order and Disorder
Shinique Smith: Bright Matter
Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen
Playing with Paper: Japanese Toy Prints
Karsh Goes Hollywood: a galaxy of portraits of legendary stars by photographer Yousef Karsh
And their collections in the new Art of the Americas wing, plus their numerous permanent exhibitions throughout the museum!
Your trip includes transportation, admission to the MFA and a light snack on the return trip. We hope that you can join us on this exciting trip to the MFA! Seats are limited, so register soon!
Click on price above to register online, or call 508-385-4477 ext. 20.
Image: "Portrait of John F. Kennedy" by Jamie Wyeth
Art & Alzheimer's Programs Programs will resume in October
Art & Conversation
The Artist Within
The Sidwell Family Charitable Fund has contributed additional funding for the Art & Alzheimer’s programs.