Philbrook Museum of Art http://publicradiotulsa.org en "Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River" Opens at Philbrook on Sunday http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/monet-and-seine-impressions-river-opens-philbrook-sunday <p>On this edition of ST, we're discussing a special exhibit that's set to open at the Philbrook Museum of Art here in Tulsa over the weekend. Indeed, it's Philbrook's first-ever exhibition of works by Claude Monet (1840-1926), the widely admired and highly influential Fresh Impressionist. "Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River" opens on Sunday the 29th and runs through September 21, 2014. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:32:18 +0000 Rich Fisher 62214 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Monet and the Seine: Impressions of a River" Opens at Philbrook on Sunday The Art of the Film: A Discussion of the Distinctive, Ornately Detailed Cinema of Wes Anderson http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/art-film-discussion-distinctive-ornately-detailed-cinema-wes-anderson <p>On this edition of ST, a discussion of the distinctive films of writer/director Wes Anderson, whose vivid, detailed, and meticulously crafted movies include "Rushmore," "The Royal Tenenbaums," "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou," and "Moonrise Kingdom" --- as well as "The Grand Budapest Hotel," which is still in theaters nationwide. Our guest is Matt Zoller Seitz, a critic for New York magazine who has a new book out about Anderson's decidedly ornate cinematic world. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:20:43 +0000 Rich Fisher 60850 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Art of the Film: A Discussion of the Distinctive, Ornately Detailed Cinema of Wes Anderson Philbrook Presents "Identity & Inspiration: Creativity in 20th & 21st Century Native American Art" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/philbrook-presents-identity-inspiration-creativity-20th-21st-century-native-american-art <p>Once upon a time, museums throughout this country would invariably display or organize their "art" and their "Native American art" in two distinct categories; a piece would "belong" to one or the other camp, but never both. That's increasingly not the case anymore, thankfully --- and our guest today talks about why. We're pleased to welcome Rick West back to ST; he'll be the keynote speaker for a day-long Native Art Symposium tomorrow (Saturday the 5th) at the Philbrook Museum of Art here in Tulsa. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:05:29 +0000 Rich Fisher 57271 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Philbrook Presents "Identity & Inspiration: Creativity in 20th & 21st Century Native American Art" From Drawings to Designs: The Philbrook Museum of Art Offers "Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec --- Album" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/drawings-designs-philbrook-museum-art-offers-ronan-erwan-bouroullec-album <p>"Ronan &amp; Erwan Bouroullec --- Album" is a richly varied and lovely-to-look-at exhibition on view at the Philbrook Museum of Art here in Tulsa through May 11th. As we read of this show at <a href="http://philbrook.org/explore/exhibitions/ronan-erwan-bouroullec-%E2%80%93-album">the Philbrook website</a>: "Design is a complex process in which numerous problems must be solved. Yet even in the age of computers, drawing remains an indispensable tool for many designers, allowing them to capture spontaneous ideas on paper and develop an individual formal language. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:41:10 +0000 Rich Fisher 56809 at http://publicradiotulsa.org From Drawings to Designs: The Philbrook Museum of Art Offers "Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec --- Album" "Vernacular Photography from the Collection of Marc Boone Fitzerman" at Philbrook Downtown http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/vernacular-photography-collection-marc-boone-fitzerman-philbrook-downtown <p>Ever flipped through a box of old photographs at a flea market --- or perhaps a soon-to-be-discarded album of family photos at a garage sale --- and then stopped to wonder, at some point, about a certain image: "Who are these people? Where did this come from? Who took this? Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:42:46 +0000 Rich Fisher 54025 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Vernacular Photography from the Collection of Marc Boone Fitzerman" at Philbrook Downtown Dr. Richard Kurin of the Smithsonian Institution Offers a "History of America in 101 Objects" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dr-richard-kurin-smithsonian-institution-offers-history-america-101-objects <p>On this installment of ST, we speak by phone with Dr. Richard Kurin, the Smithsonian Institution's Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, who oversees most of the organization's various museums as well as many of its educational programs. An anthropologist and cultural historian by training, and a former Fulbright fellow with a doctorate from the University of Chicago, Dr. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:41:30 +0000 Rich Fisher 49973 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Dr. Richard Kurin of the Smithsonian Institution Offers a "History of America in 101 Objects" A Special New Exhibit in Tulsa: "Collective Future: Gifts in Honor of Philbrook's 75th Anniversary" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/special-new-exhibit-tulsa-collective-future-gifts-honor-philbrooks-75th-anniversary <p>Back in 1938, the legendary local oilman Waite Phillips announced that he was giving his Italianate mansion --- and its surrounding 20-plus acres of uniformly gorgeous grounds --- to the citizens of Tulsa as an art museum and park space. Today, as has been the case all along, the Philbrook Museum of Art is an important and truly unique aspect of the art scene not just in our community but throughout this part of the nation. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 23:21:42 +0000 Person: Rich Fisher 49043 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Special New Exhibit in Tulsa: "Collective Future: Gifts in Honor of Philbrook's 75th Anniversary" "Sirens of the Southwest" at Philbrook Downtown http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/sirens-southwest-philbrook-downtown <p>On today's StudioTulsa, we speak with Catherine Whitney, chief curator of the Philbrook Museum of Art, about the first two exhibitions at the museum's new Brady District facility. Philbrook Downtown is currently featuring a pair of exhibits concerning American art. The first, which was curated by Whitney, examines a group of female painters who worked in Santa Fe and Taos in the early 20th Century. "Sirens of the Southwest" draws on the resources of Philbrook's Eugene B. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 18:07:45 +0000 Rich Fisher 44201 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Sirens of the Southwest" at Philbrook Downtown Now on View at Philbrook: An Engaging Group Exhibit Entitled "Remainder" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/now-view-philbrook-engaging-group-exhibit-entitled-remainder <p>On this installment of ST, we are joined by Lauren Ross, the Meinig Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Philbrook Museum of Art here in Tulsa, who tells us about a group show now on exhibit at the museum, "Remainder," which will run through September 29th. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 23:38:48 +0000 Rich Fisher 43221 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Now on View at Philbrook: An Engaging Group Exhibit Entitled "Remainder" The Much-Anticipated Philbrook Downtown Opens to the Public on June 14th http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/much-anticipated-philbrook-downtown-opens-public-june-14th <p>This weekend --- beginning Friday the 14th --- the Tulsa community will welcome Philbrook Downtown, a new satellite space of the Philbrook Museum of Art, which was founded in 1938 and opened in 1939. Philbrook Downtown is a 30,000-square-foot, modern-style facility located in the city's vibrant Brady Arts District; it's comprised in a brick building that formerly housed a historic warehouse, and it's situated just steps away from several other newly created arts/cultural institutions in downtown Tulsa. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 18:21:31 +0000 Rich Fisher 40821 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Much-Anticipated Philbrook Downtown Opens to the Public on June 14th