823 Congress Ave
Austin, Texas 78701

On view August 30 - November 2, 2008

A two-part exhibition organized by the Austin Museum of Art from AMOA’s permanent collection and local collections that explores how modern and contemporary artists merge art and life.

19th and 20th Century Artists at the Turn of the Century
This unprecedented exhibition of works by Émile Bernard, Pierre Bonnard, Eugène Delacroix, Paul Gauguin, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Vincent van Gogh, and Edouard Vuillard, among others, offers a unique opportunity to examine how modern art and modern lives intertwined. Curated by James Housefield, Adjunct Curator.

Where Are We Going? Contemporary Artists Address Issues of the 21st Century
Featuring painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, and video, this exhibition is an open-ended exploration that prompts viewers to consider how artists engage with the aesthetic and cultural issues of our time. Artists include Vija Celmins, Michael Ray Charles, Jenny Holzer, Chris Jordan, Barbara Kruger, Jonathan Marshall, David McGee, Julie Mehretu, Julie Speed, Carrie Mae Weems, and Kehinde Wiley, among others. Curated by Dana Friis-Hansen, Executive Director and Chief Curator.

Official Website: http://www.amoa.org/

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