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1993

Sheldon Museum of Art Catalogues and Publications

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Two Guys From Lincoln: Cameron Shaw And Craig Roper, Daphne A. Deeds Jan 1993

Two Guys From Lincoln: Cameron Shaw And Craig Roper, Daphne A. Deeds

Sheldon Museum of Art Catalogues and Publications

Two Guys from Lincoln: Cameron Shaw and Craig Roper offers the work of two contemporary artists who are inheritors of the anti-art tradition that continued in the wake of Duchamp with Warhol's use of popular imagery and, more recently, Koons' controversial kitsch sculpture. Though distinct in their visions of art and the world, Shaw and Roper share more than their home town. As social and aesthetic contemporaries these two artists arrive at conclusions that suggest a generational commonality. Both artists use assemblage to address issues such as the disillusionment of youth, emblems of male dominance, the ambiguity of history ...


Earth And Fire: Ceramics From The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Daphne A. Deeds Jan 1993

Earth And Fire: Ceramics From The Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Daphne A. Deeds

Sheldon Museum of Art Catalogues and Publications

EARTH AND FIRE: CERAMICS FROM THE SHELDON MEMORIAL ART GALLERY, the sixth annual Sheldon Statewide exhibition is a diverse selection of ceramics made in America during the past 100 years. From delicate Victorian vases to commercial ware of the early twentieth century and contemporary sculptural works, this comprehensive assembly truly offers something for everyone.

Though EARTH AND FIRE addresses the American connibution to the ceramics tradition, clay vessels and figures have been formed by nearly every culture since the beginning of civilization. These objects, made of the very earth itself, were not only utilitarian, but also often ritualistic or created ...