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Woodson Art Museum

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December 2016
Free

Enduring Beauty: Art Nouveau Glass

December 3, 2016 - July 30, 2017
Woodson Art Museum, 700 North Twelfth St
Wausau, WI 54403 United States
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American art glass was greatly influenced by the tenets of Art Nouveau. Between 1890-1910, artists eschewed the elaborate Victorian decoration and repetitious designs of the industrial revolution. Instead, favoring form following function, they used sinuous asymmetrical lines, floral- and plant-inspired decorations, and deep vibrant colors highlighted with metallic iridescence – favrile. Louis Comfort Tiffany, Emil Galle, the Daum Brothers, and others pushed the boundaries, creating beautiful decorative and utilitarian glassware for all to use and enjoy. Enduring Beauty is a…

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February 2017
Free

Student Art

February 25 - April 2
Woodson Art Museum, 700 North Twelfth St
Wausau, WI 54403 United States
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This 40th annual exhibition at the Woodson Art Museum celebrates Youth Art Month and the artistic endeavors of north central Wisconsin students in grades 5-8.

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March 2017
Free

M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion

March 4 - May 28
Woodson Art Museum, 700 North Twelfth St
Wausau, WI 54403 United States
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The most iconic works by Dutch artist M.C. Escher (1898-1972), including a pair of hands drawing themselves and fish morphing into birds, are familiar to many. This exhibition of 120 woodcuts, lithographs, mezzotints, and drawings delves deeper into both the literal and impossible worlds Escher created over a career spanning five decades. Drawn from a large collection of M.C. Escher’s work, Reality and Illusion includes early figure drawings, lesser-known book illustrations, detailed Italian landscapes, the tessellations for which he became…

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June 2017
Free

Nature, Tradition, & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

June 3 - August 27
Woodson Art Museum, 700 North Twelfth St
Wausau, WI 54403 United States
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Innovative and bold sculptural forms by more than forty contemporary Japanese ceramists, inspired by the natural world, depict mountains, waterfalls, ocean shores, and bamboo groves. More than sixty ceramic works – from exquisite flower vases and serene tea bowls to whimsical sake cups and robust platters – reveal the earthly beauty of Japanese ceramics. Accompanying photographs by Taijiro Ito highlight the poetic connection of the ceramic objects to nature. The featured ceramists are closely associated with many of Japan’s traditional…

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September 2017
Free

Birds in Art

September 9 - November 26
Woodson Art Museum, 700 North Twelfth St
Wausau, WI 54403 United States
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Long venerated for embodying freedom, grace, and beauty in flight, birds continually provide creative inspiration to exceed limits of earthbound human existence. As we aspire to sing, soar, and preen like them adorned in brilliant attire, avian art inspires in endless ways. When talented artists from throughout the world strive to be among those chosen for the internationally renowned Birds in Art exhibition, the resulting depictions are breathtaking. The 41st annual exhibition celebrates avian marvels through fresh interpretations in original…

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