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Oct. 25 - Jan. 12, 2015
2301 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
About the Exhibition
Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison surveys the prolific career of George Morrison (1919–2000), a distinctive and well-loved artist whose works bring together concepts of abstraction, landscape, and spiritual reflection and draw from his physical and spiritual homelands—speaking to both American urban settings and to the solitude of Northern Minnesota. The exhibition features approximately 80 drawings, paintings, prints, and sculptures by this important 20th-century artist. Half of the 80 works in the exhibition issue from the largest and most important collection of Morrison’s artwork in the country, the Minnesota Museum of American Art in St. Paul, Minnesota. The other 40 stem from important public and private collections from across the country.
Modern Spirit will tour to five venues across the United States before closing in May 2015: Plains Art Museum (Fargo, North Dakota); Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (New York, New York); Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art (Indianapolis, Indiana); Heard Museum (Phoenix, Arizona); and the Minnesota History Center (St. Paul, Minnesota). For more information on the exhibition, tour venues, and exhibition catalogue, please visit the Modern Spirit website at www.mmaamorrison.org.
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