Traveling Exhibitions

Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century

Exhibition tour
Frist Art Museum: June 22–September 16, 2018
Chrysler Museum: November 15, 2018–April 28, 2019
Available: May 24–September 8, 2019

Exhibition contents
Chaos and Awe presents paintings that relate to a contemporary version of the sublime, capturing sensations of disturbance, curiosity, and wonder at the ineffable forces that shape and disrupt society. The exhibition will feature approximately fifty paintings by an international array of established and emerging artists.

Interpretive materials
Fully illustrated exhibition catalogue, with an introductory essay by Mark Scala and chapters by artists Simon Morley and Matthew Ritchie and art historian/critic Media Farzin. Wall texts, chat labels, and gallery guide.

Space requirements
8,000–10,000 square-foot gallery with wall height of at least 15 feet.

Organizer
Mark Scala, chief curator, Frist Art Museum
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615.744.3336

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Image: Wangechi Mutu (b. 1972, Nairobi; based in Brooklyn). Funkalicious fruit field, 2007. Ink, paint, mixed media, and plastic pearls on Mylar, 92 1/8 x 106 in. Collection of Glenn Scott Wright, London. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro, London. © Wangechi Mutu


 

Nick Cave: Feat.

Exhibition tour
Frist Art Museum: November 10, 2017–
June 24, 2018
Orlando Museum of Art: September 15–December 31, 2018
Akron Art Museum: February 16–June 2, 2019
Reserved: June 29–September 22, 2019
Reserved: October 2019
–January 2020

Exhibition contents
A selection of 10 soundsuits, projected video, graphic mural, wall-mounted sculptures, and large, multi-media installation piece

Publication
A limited-edition, alternative format artist “tapestry” with a curatorial essay and reflections from past collaborators and community members.

Interpretive materials
Wall texts, labels, and gallery guide (supplied digitally)

Space requirements
Approximately 6,000 square feet or 600 lineal feet

Participation Fee
Available upon request

Organizer
Katie Delmez, curator, Frist Art Museum
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 615.744.3245


Image: Nick Cave: Feat. installation view, photo by John Schweikert



American Ballads:
The Photographs of Marty Stuart

Exhibition tour
Frist Art Museum: May 9–November 2, 2014
Morris Museum of Art: September 8–November 27, 2016
Haggin Museum: September 21–November 19, 2017
Booth Western Art Museum: July 7–November 18, 2018
Available
Reserved: August 2019–January 2020
Available

Exhibition contents
84 black and white photographs by Marty Stuart from three bodies of work: The Masters, Blue Line Hotshots, and Badlands

Publication
Hardcover book with 80 plate illustrations co-published by Vanderbilt University Press with an introduction by Marty Stuart and a scholar essay by photography historian and Frist Art Museum executive director and CEO Dr. Susan H. Edwards

Interpretive materials
Wall text and label digital copy; gallery guide digital file

Space requirements
Approximately 2,000 square feet or 200 lineal feet

Participation Fee
Available upon request

Organizer
Katie Delmez, curator, Frist Art Museum
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 615.744.3245


Image: Marty Stuart. John R. Cash, Last Portrait, September 8, 2003, 2003. Archival pigment print. © Marty Stuart

 


Slavery, the Prison Industrial Complex:
Photographs by Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick

Exhibition tour
Frist Art Museum: February 23–May 28, 2018
Art + Practice, LA: September 22, 2018–January 5, 2019

Hilliard Art Museum at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette: February 8–May 18, 2019
HOLD: June–September 2019
Available: September 2019–January 2020
Available: January–May 2020

Exhibition contents
Approximately 25 black-and-white photographs and 2 videos documenting life in Angola, a maximum-security prison farm in Louisiana, made by New Orleans natives Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick, and 1 wooden bench carved by exonerated inmate Henry James

Publication
Hardcover book published by Lucia|Marquand with 70 plates, a foreword by Dr. Deborah Willis, chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, a career overview by photography historian Dr. Susan H. Edwards, and an essay placing the images of Slavery, the Prison Industrial Complex in the context of other prison photographs by Dr. Makeda Best, Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography, Harvard Art Museums

Interpretive materials
Wall texts, labels, and gallery guide (supplied digitally)

Space requirements
Approximately 2,000 square feet or 200 lineal feet

Participation Fee
Available upon request (includes 10 copies of the publication, additional copies available at a discount)

Organizers
Susan H. Edwards, PhD, Executive Director and CEO
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 615.744.3328
Katie Delmez, Curator
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 615.744.3245

 

Image: Keith Calhoun. TWO TO A SIX-BY-EIGHT-FOOT CELL AT ANGOLA PRISON, 1980. Archival pigment print. Courtesy of the artist. © Keith Calhoun

 

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