{ April/June 2014 Issue }

A-J 2014 Web Cover

The April/June 2014 edition of On View Magazine is now available
online. Click on the cover above or HERE to view the complete issue.

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{Pg. 56} Gravity and Grace: Monumental works by El Anatsui

The celebrated work of El Anatsui strikes a rare combination of stunning beauty, fascinating communal process, and deep metaphorical and poetic meaning. Anatsui draws on artistic and aesthetic traditions from his birth country of Ghana, his home in Nsukka, Nigeria, and various Western art forms. His work is about transformation. In the first traveling solo […]

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{Pg. 68} Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey

MOCA, North Miami presents “Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey,” a major retrospective featuring Brooklyn-based artist Wangechi Mutu’s most innovative and exhilarating artworks drawn from major international collections, rarely seen early works, and new creations as well as the artist’s sketchbooks of intimate drawings revealing her creative process and inspirations. A new site-specific mixed-media mural created […]

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{Pg. 80} Intent to Deceive: Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World

A provocative new exhibit about art forgery will have its Florida debut at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota. “Intent to Deceive: Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World” spotlights some of the world’s most notorious con artists, illuminating their dubious legacies, and examining how their talents, charm, and audacity beguiled […]

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{Pg. 96} The Art of Nathan Sawaya featuring “IN PIECES”

Nathan Sawaya (aka “The Brick Artist”) has gained worldwide recognition for his highly imaginative and masterfully constructed sculptures made exclusively from LEGO® bricks. His touring exhibit, “The Art of the Brick,” has entertained and inspired millions of art lovers around the globe. It is the first exhibition to focus on LEGO bricks as an art medium. […]

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{Pg. 112} Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum presents “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” a major exhibition drawn entirely from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s pioneering collection of Latino art. In its first showing outside the Smithsonian, this exhibition presents the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since […]

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{Pg. 124} ON VIEW Interview: Rod Faulds

Rod Faulds is the director of the University Galleries at Florida Atlantic University where he also teaches Museum Studies and Gallery Practices. Since 1980, Faulds has worked as an art museum administrator, a curator and an exhibition and graphic designer. He earned an undergraduate degree in Studio Art from California State University, Humboldt, an MA […]

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