{ April/June 2015 Issue }

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The April/June 2015 edition of On View Magazine is now available
online. Click on the cover above or HERE to view the issue.

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{Pg. 8} Life’s a Beach: Photographs by Martin Parr

In “Life’s a Beach,” one of Britain’s most beloved photographers takes us on a color-saturated journey through the seaside, highlighting its general absurdities and local quirks. Martin Parr has been photographing this subject for many decades, documenting all aspects of the tradition, including close-ups of sunbathers, rambunctious swimmers caught mid-plunge, and the eternal sandy picnic […]

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{Pg. 36} Jose Alvarez: As Far As the I Can See

In a stunning new exhibition, internationally renowned artist, Jose Alvarez (D.O.P.A.), has transformed four first-floor galleries of the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood into a site-specific, multi-sensory environment comprised of a rich potpourri of large-scale paintings, animations, wall murals, works on paper, photographs, sculpture, and archival TV performances. The Venezuelan-born, Broward-based artist draws his […]

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{Pg. 46} Trenton Doyle Hancock—EMIT: What the Bringback Brought

Over the past decade, Trenton Doyle Hancock has become known as one of the most inventive artists at work in America today. Storytelling is a central part of Hancock’s artistic practice. His intricate candy-colored prints, drawings, collaged felt paintings and site-specific installations work together to tell the story of the Mounds—a group of bizarre mythical […]

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{Pg. 58} The Triumph of Love: Beth Rudin DeWoody Collects

Over the past forty years, renowned philanthropist and art collector, Beth Rudin DeWoody, has amassed a collection of more than 10,000 contemporary artworks. The Norton Museum of Art was given the rare opportunity to select works from this distinguished collection for the exhibition, “The Triumph of Love: Beth Rudin DeWoody Collects,” currently on view at […]

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{Pg. 68} Mac Stone—Everglades: America’s Wetland

From Lake Okeechobee to Florida Bay, from inside the bone-crushing jaws of an alligator to the storms that race across the blackwater backcountry, award-winning conservation photographer, Mac Stone, takes us on a visual journey through the Everglades. “Everglades: America’s Wetland,” a new exhibition at the Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida in Ocala, […]

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{Pg. 78} REAL LIVES: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington

Orlando’s Mennello Museum of American Art has opened its yearlong “Storytellers of the South: Voices of Women” series with a captivating display of realist paintings by Dale Kennington, one of the South’s most prominent female artists. An original exhibition curated by Dr. Lee A. Gray, “Real Lives: Observations and Reflections by Dale Kennington,” on view […]

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{Pg. 92} The Art of Pop & Comics

Enter the world of Comic and Pop Art as seen through the eyes of five distinguished artists, each with their own distinctive style. Guest curator, Lenore Stern-Morris, has brought these artists together in a dynamic group show hosted by the Coral Springs Museum of Art. Featuring Jose Delbo, Charles Fazzino, Marvin Gralnick, Nelson De La […]

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{Pg. 108} Illumination: The Art Cloth Network

Contemporary fiber artists delight our senses with lush, tactile creations in a variety of media. One of three new fiber-centric shows opening at Dunedin Fine Art Center (DFAC), “Illumination” includes works by members of the Art Cloth Network, a diverse group of professional artists who share a common goal—to promote the medium of cloth as […]

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{Pg. 118} Xu Bing: Writing Between Heaven and Earth

Celebrated worldwide for propelling contemporary Chinese art onto the global stage with his epic installations, Xu Bing’s new exhibition encompasses 5,000 square feet and features the artist’s iconic installations in addition to newer artworks. “The Frost Art Museum is thrilled to present ‘Xu Bing: Writing Between Heaven and Earth,’” said the Museum’s director, Dr. Jordana […]

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{Pg. 120} Reflections: Artful Perspectives on the St. Johns River

In collaboration with the Cultural Fusion “Year of the River,” the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens invited Jacksonville’s top contemporary visual and performing artists to reinterpret river-themed works in the Museum’s permanent collection. The “Year of the River” is an initiative bringing together more than 50 institutions to raise awareness of the St. Johns […]

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{Pg. 122} Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power

By the time of her death, Helena Rubinstein had risen from humble origins in small-town Jewish Poland to become a global icon of female entrepreneurship and a leader in art, fashion, design, and philanthropy. Rubinstein was ahead of her time in her embrace of cultural and artistic diversity. She was not only an early patron […]

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{Pg. 124} Jim Reynolds: CityScapes

“CityScapes” is the first solo exhibition of work by photographer, Jim Reynolds. The images from his series, “A New York Point of View,” capture the energy and excitement of New York City’s architecture and its everyday life. The photographs use light and its reflections to explore place, scale, and perspective in street scenes whose features […]

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