Jazzed Up!

Art is set to music at Crystal Bridges Museum

Posted: October 6, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Crystal Bridges guests may be familiar with artist Stuart Davis’ work as five of his pieces are part of the museum’s permanent collection. Seen as an extensive collection, the exhibition highlights the jazz rhythms in Davis’ works even further with the soft sounds of jazz music played in the galleries throughout the run of the exhibition.

Crystal Bridges guests may be familiar with artist Stuart Davis’ work as five of his pieces are part of the museum’s permanent collection. Seen as an extensive collection, the exhibition highlights the jazz rhythms in Davis’ works even further with the soft sounds of jazz music played in the galleries throughout the run of the exhibition.

There’s not always a direct link between what [Stuart] Davis was painting and the world of jazz in terms of subject matter, but I think there always was a connection in the spirit of how he created.”

Davis, Stuart

FAQ

‘Stuart Davis:

In Full Swing’

WHEN — On display through Jan. 1. WHERE — Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville

COST — $8/nonmembers; free/ members and under 18

INFO — 418-5700, crystalbridges.org

BONUS — Visit the Crystal Bridges website for a full schedule of jazz programming surrounding the exhibition.

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