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Boca Museum of Art
501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432
In Mizner Park
T: 561.392.2500 F: 561.391.6410
Email: info@bocamuseum.org

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Hours:
Tuesday - Friday 
Saturday & Sunday
Mondays & holidays


10AM - 5PM
NOON - 5PM
CLOSED

Admission:
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Children(12 & under)
Adults
Seniors(65 +)
Students(with ID)


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Upcoming Exhibitions

August 10 - October 18, 2014
63rd Annual All Florida Juried Competition and Exhibition

As the state’s oldest annual juried competition, the All Florida has introduced the work of thousands of Florida artists working in all media: emerging, mid-career, and established artists.  It reinforces the Museum’s commitment to Florida artists, provides professional exhibition opportunities for emerging artists, and reveals a provocative glimpse – through Florida artists’ eyes – of the state-of-the-art today through approximately 100 paintings, sculpture, photographs, video and installations.

THIS YEAR’S JUROR: TRONG GIA NGUYEN

Trong Gia Nguyen is an independent curator, writer, and artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Over the last fifteen years, he has curated over 25 exhibitions in the United States and abroad. His shows have been reviewed in esteemed publications such as the New York Times, TimeOut, Village Voice, The Observer, and New Yorker Magazine. Currently Trong serves in multiple capacities –including Associate Curator– with Artist Pension Trust, a global organization with the unique goal of creating financial security for artists. From 2005-07, Trong found and directed the Brooklyn gallery New General Catalog. He was also previously the Associate Director of Zabriskie Gallery from 2000-03. Trong has juried exhibitions at the Hunterdon Art Museum and other not-for-profit and commercial spaces, in addition to having participated on numerous talk, jury and portfolio review panels. Apart from curating, Trong was a senior editor at Artslant from 2009-13, where he also curated an annual exhibition. His texts and interviews have also appeared in Art:21, New York Arts Magazine, and Flavorpill. He continues to serve on the advisory boards of the Fashion in Film Festival, the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Project Space, and Florence Artist in Residency. Trong has guest-lectured at the Latvia Center for Contemporary Art, Location One, New York University, School of Visual Arts, Columbia University, Icelandic Art Academy, and Catalyst Foundation.
TRONG GIA NGUYEN

August 10 - October 18, 2014
Boca Museum Artists' Guild Biennial Exhibition
The Artists’ Guild is an exciting, active organization of artists, art lovers and supporters of the arts. Its goals are to support the mission of the Boca Museum of Art, promote membership, offer members opportunities to exhibit their work and provide constantly changing and vibrant art exhibitions for the community. In conjunction with the 63rd Annual All Florida Juried Competition and Exhibition, the Museum presents this juried biennial exhibition featuring the works of professional artist members of the Artists’ Guild. The range of artwork brought together for this exhibition showcases the depth of talent of the Guild’s members. This year’s juror will be watercolorist, Sue Archer.

November 9, 2014 - January 11, 2015
Theresa Bernstein: A Century in Art

The American artist Theresa Ferber Bernstein (1890–2002) made and exhibited her work in every decade of the twentieth century–a truly awesome feat. Working in realist and expressionist styles, she treated the major subjects of her time, including the fight for women’s suffrage, the plight of immigrants, World War I, jazz, unemployment, racial discrimination and occasionally explicitly Jewish themes such as a synagogue interior or ritual objects such as a menorah. While her portrait subjects include Albert Einstein, Martha Graham, Judy Garland, Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday, yet it is her particular sensibility and empathy with those subjects that set her apart from her contemporaries. Theresa Bernstein: A Century in Art features a plethora of paintings along with interviews and related memorabilia spanning this great artist’s long and illustrious career.

Organized by Gail Levin, Distinguished Professor Baruch College and the Graduate Center, The City University of New York

 Theresa Bernstein (American, born Philadelphia, PA, 1890-2002), Figure Skaters at the New York Hippodrome, 1918, oil on canvas, 35 x 27 in., From the collection of Martin B. and Edith A. Stein

November 9, 2014 - January 11, 2015
Photography: Selections from the Collection

Numbering more than 1500 images, the Boca Museum's photography collections represent a veritable textbook of 19th and 20th-century works spanning the entire history of the medium. From early processes to large contemporary works, the collection demonstrates the range of photographic media from documentary to conceptual. Rotating exhibitions are often presented to provide installations that introduce aspects of the history of photography, in this instance important works from early to mid-20th century.

This exhibition will encompass representative examples by significant photographers such as Alfred Stieglitz, Henry Peach-Robinson, Alvin Langdon-Coburn, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Brassai, Eugene Atget, and Edward Steichen. Andreas Feininger, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Andres Kertesz, Lewis Hine, Margaret Bourke-White, May Ray, Paul Strand, Berenice Abbott, Minor White,  Manuel Carillo, Richard Avedon, Sebastio Salgado,  Graciela Iturbide,, Robert Frank, Ralph Gibson, Garry Winnogrand, Manuel Alvarez Bravo and others.

Curated by Kathleen Goncharov, Boca Museum of Art.

Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991), Christopher Street Shop, 1935, printed 1960s, gelatin silver print, 10 ¼ x 13 ¾ in., Bequest of Isadore and Kelly Friedman, 2007.5.43

November 9, 2014 - January 11, 2015
Bryan Drury: Terrestrial Visions

Employing the same highly detailed realism found in his other works, Drury (born, 1980) exploits the oil-paint medium to meticulously render the topography and organic quality of the sitters’ flesh, contrasting their physicality with the divine nature that they embody within their respective traditions. In his paintings every wrinkle and hair follicle is exposed in the face of his sitters. The soft creases in the skin of highlight the tactility of a person’s skin, calling attention to the mortal aspect of being. In his portraits, Drury does not acquiesce to expectations of flattery, instead he exploits the power of oil paint to describe their corporeal flaws of his sitters as precisely as possible. He exposes the disconnect between the corporeality of the body and the abstraction of identity, which exists across cultures, religions and societies. Drury was born in 1980 in Salt Lake City, Utah and relocated to New York in 2001. He received an MFA Cum Laude from the New York Academy of Art in 2007 and his BFA from The Cooper Union School of Art in 2005.

Curated by Marisa J. Pascucci, Boca Museum of Art.

Bryan Drury (American, born Salt Lake City, UT, 1980), Tracey, 2012, oil on wood, 9 x 12 in., Private Collection

 

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