Modern Art

Contemporary ArtThe collection of up to date artwork reflects a growing curiosity in current artwork and tradition. Major funding is supplied by the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts; the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation; The Leir Charitable Foundations; The Goldstone Family Foundation; CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens); The Amadeo Family; Crozier; the Hospital for Special Surgery, Stamford; The Cowles Charitable Trust; The Gage Fund; Ridgefield Education Foundation; Fairfield County Bank; Tauck; and Cohen and Wolf.

The top 10 modern artists, whose works bought for over $5 million at auction, are as follows: Lucian Freud, Jasper Johns, Jeff Koons, Brice Marden, Bruce Nauman, Robert Rauschenberg, Gerhard Richter, Richard Serra, Frank Stella, and Cy Twombly.

Having built their model persona through a collection of thematically unique and distinctive works which have withstood the check of time, these artists have managed to blur the line between art obtainable by the elite and art out there to all.

Contrary to the way wherein most individuals select to embellish a lobby, a mirror will be placed next to the entryway door as a substitute of throughout from it. A lovely contemporary wall mirror placed subsequent to the door quite than opposite the door will add curiosity and design to the area, and it will also provide a handy space for contact-ups upon leaving or entering the home.

The primary mission of the USF Contemporary Art Museum is to convey to the University and the Tampa Bay community important, investigative and scholarly up to date exhibitions, whereas concurrently contributing to the dialogue inside the worldwide arts neighborhood by organizing exhibitions, producing relevant catalogues, scheduling critically vital traveling exhibitions and by underwriting experimental projects of artists emerging on the nationwide and the international fronts.