Modern love: Exhibit at Pulaski Tech underscores growing interest in the style of art

Posted: August 12, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Oliver Chaffee, who was influenced by the Fauvist painters of Paris, is one of the modernists featured in an exhibition opening Monday in the Windgate Gallery at the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College. This oil on canvas, circa 1925, is titled Rue de Paradis.

When "American Perspectives on Modernism" opens Monday, the Windgate Gallery at the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock will become the latest Arkansas arts facility to showcase an exhibition of works by American modernist painters.

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“American Perspectives on Modernism”

Monday–Oct. 19, Windgate Gallery, University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, 3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock

Hours: 10 am.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Reception: 6-8 p.m. Friday; 6:30 gallery talk by Jen Padgett, assistant curator, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Admission: Free

Information: (501) 812-2715

Organized by the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

Exhibition schedule

The exhibition schedule at the Windgate Gallery, University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College:

"American Perspectives on Modernism," Monday-Oct. 19

"Juvenile-In-Justice," Oct. 26 -Dec. 14

"Women of a New Tribe," Jan. 14-Feb. 23

"The Creative Mind," Jan. 14 -April 1 (in the lobby)

"Arkansas Arts Council/Small Works on Paper," March 1-April 13

"UA-PTC Art Department Student Competitive," April 19-May 11

"Anne Frank -- A Private Photo Album," May 24-July 6

"Wandering Spirit -- African Wax Prints," July 19-Oct. 5, 2019

Debra Wood, coordinator of Windgate Gallery at the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, pauses while installing a new exhibition, “Americ...

Ernest Fiene’s circa 1940 work is titled Tobacco and Wheat, Maryland.

Czechoslovakia-born Francis Littna immigrated to the United States in 1965 to become associate professor of art at Western Michigan University. His 19...

Charles Sheeler’s 1954 screenprint is titled Architectural Cadences.

Jen Padgett, assistant curator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the Windgate Gallery.

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