Tue, Aug 22|
Cape Cod Museum of Art
Opening Reception & Gallery Talk - REFINED FIGURES: The Sculpture of Gwen Marcus
Tuesday, August 22th Gallery Talk 4:00pm - 5:00pm Reception 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Free and open to the public! RSVP Appreciated.
Time & Location
Aug 22, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Ln, Dennis, MA 02638, USA
Opening Reception; REFINED FIGURES: The Sculpture of Gwen Marcus
Tuesday, August 22, 4:00 om - 6:30pm
- Gallery Talk 4:00pm - 5:00pm
- Reception 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Free and open to the public.
Exhibition Dates: August 22 - November 19, 2023
Gwen Marcus is one of the foremost figurative sculptors in the United States. Her works can be seen in museums and exclusive private and public collections worldwide. Critics have praised Marcus for her remarkable sensitivity and deep understanding of the human form. Each of her sculptures embodies a powerful execution and attention to detail, showcasing her commitment to excellence and uncompromising quality.
What truly distinguishes Marcus's work is her exceptional ability to capture both the essence of movement and the depth of emotions in her subjects. Each of her sculptures tells a unique story, drawing viewers into their captivating narratives.
Throughout her long career, Marcus has received numerous honors and prestigious commissions, including the highly regarded Gold Medal of Honor from Allied Artists of America. Additionally, she has received multiple Gold Medals of Honor from the Audubon Artist (twice), The American Artist Professional League (five times), and the Hudson Valley Art Association. Marcus has been honored with the Centennial Medal of Honor, along with two Gold Medal of Honor recognitions from The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, an affiliation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Marcus's influence reaches far beyond her artwork. She has traveled the world, exhibiting her sculptures and sharing her insights through lectures. She maintains affiliations with numerous esteemed arts organizations, and holds the title of Fellow and has served on the board of directors of the National Sculpture Society. Marcus continues to contribute to the growth and development of the artistic community.
We are overjoyed to welcome Gwen Marcus to the Cape Cod community with the recent completion of her sculpture studio.