|Area Arts Events: 01-16-14|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 16 January 2014 10:31|
Travel art on exhibit
PERRYSBURG -Dr. Timothy Hacker is displaying a collection of his art. "Beauty Has No Boundaries," at The Way Public Library Gallery through March 4.
The exhibit includes more than 75 works of photography, acrylic paintings and prints of acrylic paintings created during and inspired by his travels.
Hacker is a semi-retired physician who has been showing his photographs at various art shows and local businesses for years. He has had photos on sale in a number of galleries including at the Collectors Corner at The Toledo Art Museum, Angelwood Gallery in Grand Rapids and The Silver Lining Gallery in Waterville.
The show is sponsored by PRIZM.
Orchestra set to waltz
TOLEDO - The Toledo Symphony Orchestra with guest violinist Jennifer Frautschi "Waltzing Through Vienna" Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle.
The concert, conducted by Stefan Sanderling, will feature music by Jacques Offenbach, Johann Strauss, Camille Saint-Saens, Franz Lehar and others.
Seductive art reunited
TOLEDO - The Toledo Museum of Art opens special focus exhibition "Love and Play: A Pair of Paintings by Fragonard" Jan. 24 in Gallery 28.
The exhibit brings together Jean-Honore Fragonard's companion paintings "Blind Man's Buff" and "The See-Saw" painted in the 1750s and are considered symbolic depictions of seduction.
"They're risqu√©, they're provocative-and the artist intended these canvases to be seen together," said Lawrence W. Nichols, a senior curator.
They have not been shown together in 25 years. "Blind Man's Buff," part of the Museum's collection, and "The See-Saw," on loan from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, will be displayed alongside two engraved copies of the paintings, a terracotta sculpture by Clodion and a small selection of French decorative arts of the period.
The exhibit continues through May 4.
Museum offers art scholarship
TOLEDO - The Toledo Museum of Art is accepting applications from area art students for its Palmer Scholarship.
The $8,000 award helps cover the cost of travel to enhance their studies.
The application deadline for the annual art travel award is Feb. 25. The award can be used towards airfare, hotel and food expenses either domestically or abroad.
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