Opening Reception and Talk November 21 The Toby and Pulliam Family Great Hall 6:30–9 pm $25 Members / $35 Public / Free Second Century Society and Patron Circle
AFTER A THREE-YEAR, MULTIPHASE RENOVATION PROJECT, THE NEW CONTEMPORARY DESIGN GALLERIES OF THE INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART WILL DEBUT ON NOVEMBER 21. WITH MORE THAN 400 OBJECTS FOCUSING ON DESIGN AFTER 1980, AND SPANNING NEARLY 10,000 SQUARE FEET, THIS ADDITION TO THE IMA’S PERMANENT COLLECTION IS ONE OF THE LARGEST DISPLAYS OF CONTEMPORARY DESIGN IN ANY NORTH AMERICAN ART MUSEUM AND AMONG THE FIRST SURVEYS OF RECENT TRENDS IN THIS DYNAMIC FIELD.
Frank Owen Gehry (American, b. 1929); New City Editions (manufacturer), “Bubbles” Chaise Longue, 1979–1982, corrugated cardboard, 34-1/4 x 28 x 80-3/4 in. Indianapolis Museum of Art, Gift of the Alliance of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2008.186 © Frank Owen Gehry.
DESIGNED FOR DESIGN The new, innovative space, designed by the IMA’s Design Studio in association with Jeff Daly (formerly Senior Design Advisor to the Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art), will feature a three-part space linked to create a dramatic 180-foot-long vista. The architecture of the galleries features articulated bays defined by a coffered ceiling, free-standing walls, floating platforms, and dramatic cantilevered wall cases. “The gallery design will be like no other space in the Museum,” stated Lara Huchteman, exhibition designer at the IMA. “We wanted to create a unique and dynamic experience for our visitors as they viewed these objects, most on display for the first time.” Visitors will enter through an introductory gallery that provides an orientation to the entire installation as well as showcases recent acquisitions and small special exhibitions.
Above: Hella Jongerius (Dutch, b. 1963); Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory (manufacturer), “Four Seasons – Summer” Teapot, 2007, glazed porcelain, slipcast, fabric, A) teapot: 4-1/2 x 5 x 9 in. B) lid: 1-1/2 x 2-1/2 (diam.) in. C) cozy: 11 x 5 (diam.) in. D) cord: 6-1/2 x ½ in. Indianapolis Museum of Art, Funds provided by Janet Barb in support of the Design Arts Society, Nancy Foxwell Neuberger Acquisition Endowment Fund, 2013.16A-D © Hella Jongerius.
The next space, referred to as the transitional gallery, will concisely illustrate the history of modern design from 1945 to 1980 using highlights from the IMA’s collection. Through the display of a wide range of works, from Modernist chairs designed by Charles and Ray Eames to a Postmodernist sculptural piece in the shape of a foot by Gaetano Pesce, this gallery will demonstrate the enormous changes in design technologies and materials that took place in the decades following World War II. As the demand for modern furnishings rose, designers responded by utilizing emerging technologies and new materials such as plastics to create enticing and innovative forms.
The main and final gallery will present the Museum’s collection of contemporary design from 1980 to the present, exploring three stylistic movements—Modernism, Expressionism, and Postmodernism. Masterpieces by established designers such as Ettore Sottsass, Frank Gehry, and Achille Castiglioni will be juxtaposed to objects by emerging artists such as Tord Boontje, Konstantin Grcic, and the Bouroullec brothers. The installation will demonstrate for visitors the complexity of ideas and the variety of movements that have characterized this contemporary era of design.
“THE GALLERY DESIGN WILL BE LIKE NO OTHER SPACE IN THE MUSEUM.”
Profile: Steven Conant, MD
A native of Elkhart, Indiana, Dr. Steven Conant received his bachelor’s degree in zoology from DePauw University and his medical degree in psychiatry from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. Dr. Conant is a psychiatrist and was formerly on the medical staff of Methodist Hospital. A dedicated collector of prints and drawings, Dr. Conant has been a donor to the Museum for almost three decades and a trustee since 1988. He is a member of the Collections Committee and was also a member of its precursor, the Fine Arts Committee, serving as its vice chair from 2001 to 2002. In addition to his gifts of works on paper to the IMA, Dr. Conant has donated 60 pieces of Rookwood pottery as well as a number of contemporary design pieces, including Zaha Hadid’s “Crevasse” Vase for Alessi and Frank Gehry’s “Pito” Tea Kettle in 2009. Dr. Conant’s grandmother, Mrs. H.L. Conant, introduced him to collecting art, and many of his gifts to the IMA are in her memory. The Steven Conant Galleries in Memory of Mrs. H.L. Conant are three galleries in the IMA’s Clowes Pavilion used for the display of the prints and drawings collection. Inspired by his generosity and dedication to the IMA, we asked Dr. Conant about his experiences.
How did you get involved with the IMA? I first became involved with the IMA about 30 years ago with a donation of American ceramics, primarily Rookwood. Some of these were gifts from my paternal grandmother. I had also been collecting in this area. There were two distant relatives who were artists at Rookwood as well. My grandmother played a significant role in the development of my appreciation of fine arts. She had a wonderful “eye” for acquiring ceramics and glass; I have a feeling her taste has been passed on to me. My next interaction at the IMA was with Martin Krause (the IMA’s curator of prints, drawings, and photographs); this was due to my primary interest in American art, especially prints and drawings. This is where the majority of my donations have been, although I’ve given things to most of the other curatorial areas over the years.
What have been some of the highlights of your involvement with the IMA? I suppose the highlights that come to mind are the exhibits of prints and drawings that have focused on specific themes, such as women artists, Atelier 17 prints, Provincetown color woodblock prints, and American abstract prints. What is a favorite piece from the IMA’s collection and why? I would not be able to single out a favorite work from the IMA’s collection. I can, however, point to the wonderful work of Ellen Lee, the Wood-Pulliam Senior Curator, and the IMA’s former director, Bret Waller, for their relationship with Mr. Samuel Josefowitz to make the IMA a world-class destination for art by the Pont-Aven group, including paintings and very rare prints by them.
Why do you support the arts? I support the arts because it is a passion for me. It gives me great pleasure to live with works of art of many different types and periods, and to be able to see exhibitions at the IMA that attract my attention. I would also like to say that it is equally important for me to give back to the communities in which I’ve lived—Indianapolis now, and my hometown of Elkhart, where I have been active for about 20 years in adding to their collection of American art. In the past several years, I have also acquired several works by an Indianapolis artist who is well known here: James Wille Faust. I continue to marvel at his technical prowess, as well as the beauty of his works.
MATISSE, LIFE IN COLOR:
October 13, 2013 through January 12, 2014
MASTERWORKS FROM THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
MEMBER PREVIEW DAYS October 11 & 12
“FROM THE MOMENT I HELD THAT BOX OF COLORS IN MY HAND, I KNEW THAT THIS WAS MY LIFE.” –Henri Matisse This fall, the Indianapolis Museum of Art will host a major exhibition of masterworks by the great French artist Henri Matisse (1869–1954). One of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Matisse’s stylistic innovations fundamentally altered the course of modern art. His achievements in painting, sculpture, drawing, graphic arts, book illustration, and paper cutouts over a career spanning six decades earned the acclaim of collectors, critics, and several generations of younger artists. Matisse is best known for the daring ways that he used color and pattern in his art, his relentless drive to experiment with new techniques, and his reconsiderations of conventional perspective and form. He aimed to discover the
“essential character of things” and to create art that expressed balance and serenity, as he explained in his Notes of a Painter (1908). Drawn primarily from The Cone Collection of The Baltimore Museum of Art, Matisse, Life in Color explores Matisse’s deliberate and highly self-conscious artistic process. Recognized for his broad range of artistic skills, Matisse resolved artistic questions and reworked themes and compositions by moving between media— investigating issues in sculpture in order to inform his painting, drawing models and then painting them, and creating prints that engage with formal concerns related to his sculpture. Matisse, Life in Color will feature more than 100 works, including paintings, sculptures, prints, and
drawings. The exhibition explores the development of Matisse’s art thematically, considering shifts in his style over the course of his career through the lens of his subjects. Visitors will discover the vast range of works through groupings that address specific themes, such as landscapes, still lifes, interiors, and nudes. A final section focusing on the famous artist book Jazz (1947) presents book illustration, introducing Matisse’s late style and a consideration of subjects that move beyond straightforward narrative and figural representation. Throughout the exhibition, visitors will be able to compare Matisse’s early experiments to his mid-career style and later, more abstract works.
TEXT BY REBECCA LONG ASSISTANT CURATOR, EUROPEAN PAINTING AND SCULPTURE
Right: Alvin Langdon Coburn (British, 1882–1966), Henri Matisse (detail), May 13, 1913, photogravure print, 7-7/16 x 6-1/16 in. (18.9 x 15.4 cm) Courtesy of George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, 1967:0153:0452 © Alvin Langdon Coburn.
Top: Claribel Cone, Gertrude Stein, and Etta Cone, Settignano, Italy, June 26, 1903. Claribel Cone and Etta Cone Papers, Archives and Manuscripts Collections, The Baltimore Museum of Art. CG.12. Below: Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) Ballet Dancer Seated on a Stool, 1927. Oil on canvas, 32 1/8 x 23 7/8 in. (81.6 x 60.6 cm) The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.254. Photographer: Mitro Hood © 2013 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
HENRI MATISSE Henri Matisse began painting at the age of 20, when his mother bought him art supplies while he recovered from an illness. He soon abandoned his study of law to become an artist. In 1891 Matisse enrolled at the Académie Julian in Paris under the tutelage of William-Adolpe Bouguereau. Initially working in a traditional style, Matisse was introduced to Impressionism and the works of Vincent van Gogh sometime around 1896, and his style consequently shifted dramatically. Inspired and intrigued by the use of color, Matisse for a short time became the leader of what is known as Fauvism—an early 20th-century movement named for painters labeled les fauves, or “wild beasts,” and defined by vibrant color and strong painterly techniques. Matisse’s practice continued to grow, and by the 1910s he had left Fauvism behind and created an artistic approach that was uniquely his own. Matisse and Pablo Picasso became the new leaders of the avant-garde. Both friends and rivals, the artists challenged each other throughout their careers.
About their complicated relationship, Picasso said, “No one has ever looked at Matisse’s painting more carefully than I; and no one has looked at mine more carefully than he.” Matisse’s career spanned the first half of the 20th century—a period defined by rapid innovation. His style, techniques, and subjects evolved throughout the years, but his dedication to growth and artistic skill remained consistent. He worked until the day he died at the age of 84. Just five years earlier, the celebrated art critic Clement Greenberg declared that Matisse was a “self-assured master who can no more help painting well than breathing.” MATISSE AND THE CONE SISTERS OF BALTIMORE Matisse called Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone “my two Baltimore ladies.” In the early years of the 20th century, the two sisters began buying art from the avant-garde artists they met on their frequent trips to Paris, eventually assembling an extensive collection of works by Matisse, Picasso, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Cézanne, and other modern masters. The
collection eventually included approximately 3,000 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, and other objects. The Cone sisters’ 500 works by Matisse constitute one of the largest collections of works by the artist in the world. Claribel (1864–1929) and Etta (1870–1949) Cone began purchasing modern art during a period in which the radical innovations of French painters were little understood, even among seasoned art critics and collectors. That two sisters from conservative turn-ofthe-century Baltimore should have so enthusiastically embraced Parisian avant-garde art is perhaps unexpected. The sisters were introduced to the Parisian art world by family friends from Baltimore, the noted writers and collectors Gertrude and Leo Stein. In their trips to Paris, the Cone sisters found a dynamic social circle in the bohemian salons that the Steins hosted, discussing art and literature with other expatriate visitors and Parisian artists and intellectuals alike. Around 1905, the sisters met Matisse and Picasso through this cultural circle and bought their first artworks by the artists.
“THE CHARACTERISTIC OF MODERN ART IS TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR LIFE. A PAINTING IN AN INTERIOR SPREADS JOY AROUND IT BY THE COLORS, WHICH CALM US.” –Henri Matisse
Claribel and Etta Cone had a particularly close relationship with Matisse. They visited him often when they traveled to France, spending time with the artist in his studio and visiting with his wife and children as well. Matisse in turn visited Etta Cone in Baltimore when he came to the US in 1930. The Cone sisters purchased contemporary artwork that Matisse was creating at the height of his career, but eventually their desire to own art that was representative of his entire career led to the purchase of paintings and sculptures that he had created earlier as well. Etta Cone gave the collection that the sisters built over the course of four decades to The Baltimore Museum of Art upon her death in 1949. The gift provides visitors to Baltimore with one of the most comprehensive introductions to Henri Matisse’s art available anywhere in the world. For a short time, visitors to Matisse, Life in Color at the Indianapolis Museum of Art will be able to share in that experience.
Above: Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954), Large Reclining Nude, 1935. Oil on canvas, 26 1/8 x 36 3/4 in. (66.4 x 93.3 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.258. Photographer: Mitro Hood, © 2013 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) Interior, Flowers and Parakeets, 1924 Oil on canvas, 46 1/4 x 29 in. The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, 1950.252 This painting shows Matisse’s apartment on the place CharlesFélix in Nice, which he occupied from 1921 to 1938. This sumptuous still life provides a portrait of Matisse’s taste as a collector of decorative objects that are often vibrantly colored, patterned, and textured. These objects found their way into many of his interiors painted in Nice, which offered glimpses into the rich and exotic world of his living quarters. Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) Purple Robe and Anemones, 1937 Oil on canvas, 28 3/4 x 23 5/8 in. The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, 1950.261 Matisse’s model sits among a wild explosion of color and line. The painting is alive with energy, as the lines in her robe echo the patterns on the wall behind her and the jug in the foreground. In some areas of the composition, such as the purple robe, the artist uses a scraping technique to form stripes. In other parts, such as the decorative elements of the table in the foreground, he uses paint to describe the pattern.
Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) Two Girls, Red and Green Background, 1947 Oil on canvas, 22 1/8 x 18 1/4 in. The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, 1950.264 Although Matisse continued to paint through the 1940s, he also began to work increasingly with paper cutouts, since health problems made it difficult for him to stand for long periods of time. This painting is one of a series of canvases Matisse produced in Vence, France, as part of his last, glorious outburst of painting. The intricate details of his Nice interiors have been replaced by a new freedom in his brushwork and drawing, as well as an increased boldness in his color harmonies. Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) Large Reclining Nude, 1935 Oil on canvas, 26 1/8 x 36 3/4 in. The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, 1950.258 Matisse sent Etta Cone a sequence of 22 photographs that record his progress on this painting, documenting how he went back and forth between realism and abstraction as he worked out the composition. What had started as a conventional reclining nude has become a stylized masterpiece of geometry, abstracted form, and flat areas of color. Matisse pinned pieces of colored paper to the canvas to work on the composition, a practice that prefigured his exploration with paper cutouts in
the following decades. Numerous pinholes are still visible where Matisse worked out the contours of the torso and hip. Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) Ballet Dancer Seated on a Stool, 1927 Oil on canvas, 32 1/8 x 23 7/8 in. The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, 1950.254 For a brief period between 1926 and 1927, Matisse turned from odalisques to undertake a study of ballet dancers. Unlike Edgar Degas’s famous images of ballerinas, Matisse’s paintings, prints, and drawings of dancers are not about the hard work of dancing, warming up, or performing. They are marked rather by relaxation, daydreaming, or sleep. The subjects are models dressed as dancers in the artist’s studio. Like his images of seated models and odalisques, this painting is a vehicle for the exploration of color harmony, pattern, and space. Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) The Pewter Jug, 1917 Oil on canvas, 36 3/8 x 25 1/2 in. The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, 1950.230 The focal point of this ambitious still life is a pewter jug that also appears in the painting Purple Robe and Anemones (1937). “I have worked all my life before the same objects,” Matisse admitted in 1952. “The object is an actor: a good actor can have a part in ten different plays; an object can play a different
role in ten different pictures.” In this work the pewter jug links the carefully rendered still life in the foreground with the more generalized and curvilinear drapery in the background. Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954) The Yellow Dress, 1929–1931 Oil on canvas, 39 9/16 x 32 1/8 in. The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, 1950.256 Matisse painted women in interiors throughout the 1920s, but this painting can be seen as a major change in his style. The painting combines familiar elements of the Nice works— patterned floors and walls, shuttered windows—with an assertively monumental pose and central position of the figure. Matisse worked on the painting for two years. A series of drawings reveal his experimentation with poses and details of costume over the course of the project. He turned to sculpture to resolve some of the problems with pose and form, creating the bronzes Small Thin Torso (1929) and Venus in a Shell I (1930) concurrently with this painting. The vertical forms in both works share an affinity with the upright pose of the model in The Yellow Dress.
MATISSE PAINTS THE TOWN Why should the celebration of Matisse: Life in Color have to stop after exploring the must-see exhibition? Through Matisse Paints the Town, a collaborative effort between the IMA and several local businesses, Matisse ticket holders can take advantage of everything Indianapolis has to offer in Matisse-like fashion. Dine out on the town at one of our restaurant partners and sip a specialty cocktail while indulging in French-themed cuisine. After dinner, treat yourself to a shopping spree at one of our retail partners. Lastly, finish off your night on the town by staying at one of our hotel partners. Discover more about Matisse Paints the Town at imamuseum.org/matisse.
INSPIRED BY MATISSE VISITORS COMPETITION In conjunction with Matisse, Life in Color, the IMA has launched an online competition that encourages Museum visitors to create drawings inspired by the works of Matisse. Visitors can make the drawings at home or using iPads installed in the Davis Lab and then submit their entries to the competition website, where the public can view submissions and provide feedback. A jury of experts will choose winners monthly. The submissions selected by the jury and those that receive the most online votes will be exhibited in digital format in the Inspired by Matisse gallery located inside the Matisse, Life in Color exhibition. These digital works will be presented together with drawings and writing compositions submitted by school children in a parallel educational program. To view submissions and vote for your favorite, visit imamuseum.org/inspiredbymatisse.
Henri Matisse (French, 1869â€“1954) Two Girls, Red and Green Background, 1947. Oil on canvas, 22 1/8 x 18 1/4 in. (56.2 x 46.4 cm). The Baltimore Museum of Art: The Cone Collection, formed by Dr. Claribel Cone and Miss Etta Cone of Baltimore, Maryland, BMA 1950.264. Photographer: Mitro Hood, ÂŠ 2013 Succession H. Matisse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Matisse Education Supporters underwrite all public programs, educational outreach, and in-gallery experiences related to Matisse, Life in Color. Platinum Supporter THE PENROD SOCIETY
This exhibition is organized by The Baltimore Museum of Art, in association with the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Gold Supporter LUMINA FOUNDATION
Presented by the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation with additional support provided by JPMorgan Chase and the Alliance of the IMA.
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TEXT BY CLAIRE HOEVEL SENIOR CONSERVATOR OF PAPER
In Focus A Major Preservation Initiative for the IMA Photograph Collection
Distinctive Gifts for Autumn
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Jonathan Adler Owl Salt and Pepper Shakers $50 Frank Lloyd Wright Design Votive $32.95 Pewabic Pottery Arch Vase $85 Love Replica $68 Oak Mantel Clock $140 Cast Iron Teapot Set $70 Motawi Lovebirds Tile, Easel $60, $15 Book assortment from the Museum Store various prices
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Amber and Wood Sterling Silver Necklace $105 Pyrite, Brass, and Oxidized Sterling Silver Earrings $65 Amber Inlay Sterling Silver Earrings $99 Amber Inlay Sterling Silver Necklace $85 Amber Bracelets $12.95 each Labradorite, Quartz and Brass Necklace $120 Motawi Rabbit Tile $16.95 Silver Seasons Gingko Pin $95 Green Opal, Green Amethyst Necklace $120 Patricia Locke Bellini Earrings $100 Piano Wire Necklace with Pearl Drop $58
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NOW AVAILABLE IN THE MUSEUM STORE Matisse in The Cone Collection: The Poetics of Vision $21.95 Matisse in The Cone Collection breaks new ground by offering the first scholarly exploration of The Cone Collection, donated to The Baltimore Museum of Art in 1950. Doreen Bolger’s foreword traces the Cone sisters’ early association with Leo and Gertrude Stein, their growing friendship with Matisse, and the building of their collection. An essay by Jack Flam guides readers through the sisters’ collection of Matisse’s art, simultaneously charting the artist’s development from his Neo-Impressionist work of the 1890s to his late style of the 1940s, which is marked by the use of cut paper and an increasingly linear language of form.
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Fresh and Local The Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse and Shop is excited to offer new products from local and regional artists Jim Dupler, Allison Ford, and Susan Skove. Now available for purchase, these creations are artful yet functional and sure to excite the art lover in all.
JIM DUPLER Jim Dupler grew up in Jamestown, New York, a city noted for its furniture manufacturing. At the age of 10 he acquired his first turning lathe and has been fascinated with woodworking ever since. Dupler honed his craft studying under German, Swedish, and Italian craftsmen and owned and operated a successful custom furniture and antique repair business in New York. Since moving to Indiana in 1994, Dupler has focused more heavily on the creation of art pieces, winning numerous awards and becoming a much sought-after teacher and lecturer. Dupler has created a host of items, many made from wood harvested at the IMA—including bowls, jars, ornaments, and more—for purchase at the Greenhouse Shop.
ALLISON FORD Rings, necklaces, and bracelets by Allison Ford are now available at the Greenhouse Shop. An artisan jeweler, Ford was first inspired at age 11 by the women in her family to collect and eventually create jewelry. She states, “My work comes from things I have learned and seen, my interaction with daily stuff, the stuff of my imagination and dreams.” Ford constantly strives to refine her process and level of expertise. Though she loves each piece she creates, she believes there is something powerful and cathartic in giving shape and life to something, then letting it go. She uses wood as her central raw material, often embedding it with Braille messages using silver or brass. Pieces commissioned by the Greenhouse are created from wood found on the IMA’s campus.
SUSAN SKOVE Susan Skove creates wearable art in the form of beautifully painted silk. Her complex technique requires stretching the silk, drawing the design, fencing in the areas of colors, and applying background color. After two hours of steaming in order to ensure the permanence of the dye, the scarf is complete. When Skove first began painting on scarves, she made production pieces that sold in various high-end women’s fashion stores; now, she allows each individual piece she crafts to be unique. Many of her designs have been inspired by wallpaper patterns in Lilly House, and the IMA is excited to offer these one-of-a-kind works. Portrait by Sam Skove
The Essential Robert Indiana A retrospective of Robert Indiana’s striking screenprints will premiere in the state whose name he adopted as his own. On view at the Indianapolis Museum of Art beginning February 14, 2014, The Essential Robert Indiana will reaffirm the artist’s status as a significant printmaker in modern art and demonstrate the importance of his prints in the context of his larger career. The first museum retrospective of Indiana’s print work since 1969, the exhibition will feature more than 50 works, including 20 from the IMA’s own collection. The Essential Robert Indiana is organized by the IMA with the active participation of the artist and presents a uniquely autobiographical approach to Indiana’s work that has never before been explored in depth. “The IMA was the first museum Robert Indiana ever knew and is one of the leading museums with a depth of holdings in his work, so this exhibition represents a homecoming for the artist on many levels,” said Martin Krause, exhibition curator and curator of prints, drawings, and photographs. “This exhibition will feature Indiana’s most complex, selfreferential, and autobiographical images, revealing new insights about the artist’s inspiration for many of these works.” Obscured beneath the façade of simple words, numbers, shapes, and colors found in Indiana’s art are essential memories and
signifiers of the artist’s life. The Essential Robert Indiana uses material drawn from extensive interviews with the artist to explore the stories behind many of Indiana’s most iconic works. The prints featured in the exhibition include examples of Indiana’s famed LOVE, which began as a Christmas card design and morphed into the most recognizable of Indiana’s images, as well as one of the most iconic images in the history of American art. While Indiana’s LOVE has taken many forms, the most common colors used are red, green, and blue, inspired by the colors of the Phillips 66 gasoline station signs— the company for which his father worked in the 1930s—and the blue of the Hoosier sky. The exhibition will also include his American Dream series and homages to such painters as Pablo Picasso, Charles Demuth, and Marsden Hartley. Especially striking are 21 “autoportraits” made by the artist over the course of his career, which use symbols and forms related to the significant personal events in the year each autoportrait represents. Robert Indiana was born Robert Clark in New Castle, Indiana, in 1928. In 1958 Indiana adopted the name of his native state, a way of acknowledging his roots in the American Midwest. Around this time, screenprinting became Indiana’s preferred print medium; he has observed that screenprinting was an ideal medium for the
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hard-edged works for which he became best known. Following his national emergence, Indiana began producing paintings and prints in his classic Pop Art style, establishing a vocabulary of several basic shapes that would endure throughout his career. While occasional figuration or illustration appears in his art, he prefers to utilize geometric shapes to form complex patterns, predominantly featuring primary colors and boldly geometric numbers, letters, words, and phrases that are laced with personal symbolism.
Robert Indiana (American, b. 1928). 1966 USA 666 from Decade, 1971; screenprint, 28-1/4 x 28-1/4 in. (image) 39 x 32 in. (sheet). Indianapolis Museum of Art, Museum Purchase through Multiples, Inc., 71.88.7A.© 2013 Morgan Art Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
COUNCIL GROUP Clowes Council ($25,000 +) Kay F. Koch Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly II June M. McCormack Myrta Pulliam Martin K. Webb and Charles L. Venable Chairman’s Council ($10,000 to $24,999) Lori Efroymson Aguilera and Sergio Aguilera Bob and Toni Bader Gay and Tony Barclay Christel DeHaan Don Earnhart(*) Russell and Penny Fortune Michelle and Perry Griffith Tom and Nora Hiatt Mr. and Mrs. Rick L. Johnson Jr. Dr. and Mrs. John C. Lechleiter Alice and Kirk McKinney Mr. and Mrs. Ersal Ozdemir Andrew and Jane Paine Kathi and Bob Postlethwait Derica and Robin Rice Michael Robertson and Christopher Slapak Marya and Tony Rose Steve and Livia Russell Jeff and Heather Smulyan Ann M. and Chris Stack Charles and Peggy Sutphin William J. and Roberta Witchger President’s Council ($5,000 to $9,999) Mr.(*) and Mrs. James F. Ackerman Dan and Kate Appel George and Mary Clare Broadbent Daniel and Kathryn Cantor Brad and Carolyn Chambers Mr. and Mrs. Trent Cowles Edgar and Dorothy Fehnel William L. Fortune Jr. and Joseph D. Blakley David W. and Betty Givens Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Golden Dr. Howard Harris and Mrs. Anita Harris Kent Hawryluk Mrs. Betty J. Huffer(*) Ann H. Hunt Jerry H. and Barbara J. Burris Foundation Mr. and Mrs. John Kite James E. and Patricia J. LaCrosse Lynne Maguire and Will Miller Michael K. and Patricia P. McCrory Lawrence and Ann O’Connor Benjamin A. Pecar and Leslie D. Thompson
Dr. and Mrs. John G. Rapp Mr. and Mrs. William N. Salin Gary and Phyllis Schahet Mr. and Mrs. George J. Seybert Daniel and Marianne Stout Gene and Rosemary Tanner Sidney and Kathy Taurel Ambassador Randall L. Tobias Dr. and Mrs. Eugene D. Van Hove Anna S. and James P. White Director’s Council ($2,500 to $4,999) Anonymous Joe and Charlene Barnette Sarah C. Barney Robert and Patricia Bennett Alice Berkowitz Leonard and Kathryn Betley Ruth A. Burns Eddy and Kathy Cabello Eurelio M. and Shirley Cavalier Richard A. and Helen J. Dickinson Mrs. Jack Dustman Theodore M. Englehart and Dorothy H. Schulz Eugene & Marilyn Glick Foundation Marni R. Fechtman Tim(*) and Jody Garrigus Gary and Kristin Geipel Mrs. C.P. Griffith Frank and Patsy Hiatt Ginny H. Hodowal Mark and Carmen Holeman Walter W. and Laura M. Jolly Dana and Marc Katz Mrs. Ann W. King David Kleiman John Krauss and Marni Maxwell Catharine D. Lichtenauer Carlos and Eleanor Lopez Kurt and Linda Mahrdt Mrs. Susanne M. McAlister and Mr. Jerry Greene Dr. and Mrs. William W. McCutchen, Jr. Marni F. McKinney and Richard D. Waterfield Mr. and Mrs. James McMillan Boris Meditch Mr. and Mrs. John M. Mutz Mr. and Mrs. F. Timothy Nagler Rev. and Mrs. C. Davies Reed Edward and Carol Smithwick Pamela A. Steed and Peter Furno Phyllis Vernick Rosalind H. Webb
Emily A. West Margaret Wiley Horst and Margaret Winkler Mark and Sally Zelonis Mr. and Mrs. W. Paul Zimmerman, Jr. Gene and Mary Ann Zink Curator’s Council ($1,500 to $2,499) Anonymous (2) Dorothy Alig Mr. and Mrs. Jerald Ancel Mr. and Mrs. Don B. Ansel Ronald and Helmi Banta Dr. and Mrs. Richard E. Barb Jennifer and Christopher Bartenbach Elaine and Eric Bedel Ted and Peggy Boehm Mr. C. Harvey Bradley Dr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Broadie Lorene Burkhart Mark Cahoon(*) and Robyn McMahon George and Linda Charbonneau Alan and Linda Cohen Albert and Louise Crandall Mr. and Mrs. Edgar G. Davis Damon and Kay Davis Jeremy Efroymson Roger and Mindy Eiteljorg Stephen and Julia Enkema Mr. and Mrs. John Fazli Elaine Ewing Fess and Stephen W. Fess Richard E. Ford Mr. Steven C. Frazer Douglas and Julia Gard Mr. and Mrs. David Garrett Richard and Sharon Gilmor Dr. and Mrs. Andrew Greenspan Mr. and Mrs. William J. Greer Frank and Barbara Grunwald Mr. Matthew R. Gutwein and Ms. Jane Henegar Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hamilton, Jr. Charles H. Helmen Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan R. Hess Bill and Nancy Hunt Francine and Roger Hurwitz Harriet M. Ivey and Richard E. Brashear Susan M. Jacobs Mrs. Ernest A. Jacques Mr. and Mrs. Jim James Craig W. Johnson Susan R. Jones-Huffine and Matthew Huffine David F.(*) and Joan D. Kahn Mrs. Jerry L. Kight Audrey Larman Ellen W. Lee and Stephen J. Dutton Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Leventhal Terren B. Magid and Julie Manning Magid
Sharon R. Merriman Jane R. Nolan Dorit and Gerald Paul Dr. Marian M. Pettengill Cynthia E. Rallis George and Peggy Rapp Dr. and Mrs. Charles H. Redish Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Reilly, Jr. David and Jill Resley Timothy J. Riffle and Sarah M. McConnell Mr. and Mrs. Alvin H. Ritz N. Clay and Amy Robbins Robert H. McKinney Family Endowment, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation Mrs. Patty L. Roesch Mr. and Mrs. George A. Rubin Margaret Cole Russell Nancy and Frank(*) Russell Maribeth and J. Albert Smith Jr. Patsy Solinger Mary M. Sutherland Mr. Samuel B. Sutphin and Ms. Kerry Dineen Mr. Douglas L. Tillman Dr. and Mrs. Robert D. Walton Emily and Courtenay Weldon Mrs. William A. Wick Mr. and Mrs. Gene E. Wilkins Walter and Joan Wolf Mr. and Mrs. Turner Woodard Mr. and Mrs. Timothy T. Wright Katherine and Jonathon Zarich Marjorie P. Zeigler
ANNUAL FUND $2,000 + Anonymous The Barth Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation Dorothy Callahan(*) Mr. and Mrs. James M. Cornelius Mrs. Dale A. Davidson(*) Joanne W. Orr Charitable Foundation Mr. and Mrs. John L. Lisher Marilyn M. Watkins Private Foundation Mr. and Mrs. W. Paul Zimmerman, Jr. $1,000 to $1,999 Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Beard Mr. and Mrs. William C. Bonifield Ms. Barbara J. Briggs Don and Karen Lake Buttrey, The Saltsburg Fund Ms. Carol J. Feeney
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Grein Mr. John R. Hammond and Ms. Diana H. Hamilton Estate of Earl Harris Tom and Patty Hefner Mr. John H. Holliday Mr. Gregory A. Huffman Dr. and Mrs. Charles E. Jordan Mr. and Mrs. Martin J. Kroot Mr. and Mrs. Stephen A. Lathrop Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Lofton $500 to $999 Mr. and Mrs. Taylor L. Baker, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. John J. Coleman Mr. and Mrs. William Curran Mr. and Mrs. Garth Gathers Mrs. Linda A. Huber Mr. and Mrs. Gene Koch Mr. and Mrs. Barry Kroot Mr. and Mrs. Gregory J. Kroot Mr. Ignacio M. Larrinua and Ms. Mary T. Wolf Mr. Laszlo Lempert and Ms. Marta Istok Mr. and Mrs. James B. Lootens Dr. J. D. Marhenke Mr. and Mrs. Leigh Marsh Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Mathiesen Alice and E. Kirk McKinney Mrs. Virginia R. Melin Mrs. Jo Ellen Miller Dr. Patricia Mirsky Blake Lee and Carolyn Neubauer Mr. and Mrs. John D. Pardee Mr. and Mrs. Andrew A. Rempis Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Witt $250 to $499 Dr. Judith A. Bland Mr. Bruce Carver and Mr. Craig Slaughter Mr. and Mrs. John Chirgwin Mr. David L. Craig Mr. and Mrs. Craig D. Doyle Mr. and Mrs. Dick T. Freije Jr. Ms. Karen Friss Dr. John A. Galloway and Dr. Mildred G. Galloway Mr. Thomas Garrigus Ms. La Ree A. Gordon Dr. and Mrs. Zachary I. Hodes Ms. Lisa M. Lanham and Mr. Michael Halstead
Mr. Jon Laramore and Ms. Janet McCabe Ms. Beth C. Lawrence Ms. Janine Luke Mr. Stephen M. Martin and Ms. Mary Lou Mayer Mr. and Mrs. H. Roll McLaughlin Mr. Joseph O’Hare Mr. and Mrs. John E. D. Peacock Jr. Mr. John Phelan Ms. Margaret E. Piety and Mr. Josef M. Laposa Mrs. Jane Rothbaum Bret and Mary Lou Waller Dr. and Mrs. John F. Williams
TRIBUTE AND MEMORIAL GIFTS In Honor of the 2011–2013 Alliance Board Dr. and Mrs. Richard E. Barb In Memory of Ed Bachta Mr. and Mrs. John Bachta Mr. and Mrs. Steven J. Bachta Mr. and Mrs. Brian Balusek Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Bettag Carleton W. Washburne School Ms. Kristin Cioffi Mr. David Cooper Mr. and Mrs. Jack I. Davis Erika’s Lighthouse Mrs. Deborah Evans-Cantrell and Mr. William Dustin Cantrell Miss Silvia Filippini-Fantoni and Miss Carla Chiari Mr. and Mrs. Ben Goldberg Ms. Eileen Goodspeed Ms. Susan Gould Mr. and Mrs. Howard Grossman Mr. Kyle Haworth Mr. Michael Herron Mr. and Mrs. Alan Hoskin Knox “Townhouse D” Ms. Barbara Layton Mrs. Meg E. Liffick and Mr. Joseph Ball Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Markus Mr. and Mrs. Patrick McKey Mr. and Mrs. Wade D. Miquelon Ms. Katherine Nelson Ms. Susan Pappas Mr. and Mrs. Dave Riordan Mrs. Tricia Rose-Sandler Mr. and Mrs. John Ross Drs. Annette D. Schlagenhauff and James Robinson
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Schuldt Ms. Tracy Silverman Mr. and Mrs. Frank Suljic Ms. Kelli Walton Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Welch Ms. Idyth Zimbler
Mr. Richard Svelta Mrs. William A. Wick Mr. and Mrs. Gene E. Wilkins Gordon and Anne Emison Wishard Richard D. and Billie Lou Wood Mark and Sally Zelonis
In Honor of Bradley Brooks Ms. Janine Luke Mr. and Mrs. F. Timothy Nagler The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Indiana Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Poster
In Memory of Adele Domont Mr. J. William Kingston and Mr. Jerry Bowles
In Memory of Martha Chatham Carlos and Eleanor Lopez In Memory of Mrs. Clara Christian Alice Elizabeth Appel In Honor of the Birthday of Lisa L. Condit Ms. Jean C. Robinson In Memory of Mrs. Emily Daniels Ms. Sue E. Arnold Mr. and Mrs. William E. Barrick Mr. Michael G. Byrum and Mr. Steven Cornelius Pettinga Daniel and Kathryn Cantor Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Cole Design Arts Society of the IMA Richard A. and Helen J. Dickinson Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dowling Mrs. Nancy H. Dunn Mrs. Jack Dustman Ms. Leslie Duval Ms. Roberta N. Ellsworth Stephen and Julia Enkema Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Fako Marni R. Fechtman Mr. and Mrs. R.J.M. Fry Ms. Ingrid Hansen Mr. Louis Hensley Nancy Herrin Mark and Carmen Holeman Drs. Meredith T. and Kathleen A. Hull Mrs. Martha Krimendahl Ms. Jean Kuebler Mark M. Holeman, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Michalis Mrs. Dorothy L. Miller Mr. and Mrs. John L. Montgomery II Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mucci Mr. and Mrs. George Plews Ms. Jo Ellen Sharp Mr. Michael Smitha Mrs. Mary Clay Stites
In Memory of Don Earnhart Anna S. and James P. White In Memory of William E. Eberbach Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Cole Ms. Karen Knutson Dr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Mahoney Ms. Sarah Price and Ms. Susan Knauss Mr. and Mrs. Mark Reiter Ms. Julie Renshaw Ms. Jo Ellen Sharp Mark and Sally Zelonis In Honor of Rena M. Elsner Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lundgren In Memory of Timothy Garrigus Mr. and Mrs. Robert Altice Alice Elizabeth Appel Robert and Patricia Bennett Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Britton Ms. Shirley D. Cline Mr. and Mrs. John Cremer Damon and Kay Davis Richard A. and Helen J. Dickinson Ms. Sarah Donahue Marni R. Fechtman Ms. Kelly Gant and Mr. John White Mr. Thomas Garrigus Richard and Sharon Gilmor Dr. Howard Harris and Mrs. Anita Harris Joan Henderson Mrs. Sue Hirschman and Ms. Ann Cottingham Francine and Roger Hurwitz Kay F. Koch James E. and Patricia J. LaCrosse Catharine D. Lichtenauer Carlos and Eleanor Lopez Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Lugar Niels and Patricia Lyster Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Mantel Ms. Mary Ann McCormick Mr. and Mrs. Matt J. McLaughlin Ms. Jean Minneman Mrs. Marjorie Minnis Dr. and Mrs. R. Peter Mohlman Mr. John S. Patrick
Dorit and Gerald Paul Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Rosenzweig Mrs. Anne B. Rudy Mr. and Mrs. John Sanich Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Shoup Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Steinsberger Mr. and Mrs. Glenn E. Stoup Mr. and Mrs. Richard Swain Mr. and Mrs. Bill Tallman Gene and Rosemary Tanner Bret and Mary Lou Waller Margaret Wiley Woodland Country Club Mark and Sally Zelonis In Memory of Ann Hanley Andrew and Jane Paine In Memory of Frances E. Harman Mrs. Mary K. Anthony In Honor of Tom and Nora Hiatt Alice and Kirk McKinney In Honor of Claire Hoevel Francine and Roger Hurwitz In Memory of Betty Huffer Mr. and Mrs. John Risk In Memory of Aletha Hughs Marni R. Fechtman Jane R. Nolan Olde Dominion Association, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Swain In Memory of David F. Kahn Ms. Barbara Edelheit Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Inui James E. and Patricia J. LaCrosse Dr. and Mrs. Jans Muller Mr. and Mrs. John D. Pardee Dorit and Gerald Paul In Honor of Dr. Theodore H. and Jane D. Krumm Ms. Nina K. Winter In Memory of Dr. Thomas W. Kuebler Dr. Jerome J. Abrams Mr. Ching-Chang Chen and Mrs. Nien-Hwa Chen Mr. and Mrs. Peter Dunn Marni R. Fechtman Jody Garrigus Mr. John J. Goodman and Ms. Sarah Kunz Mr. and Mrs. William J. Greer Mrs. Elinor Hanasono
Mr. James R. Hebden Francine and Roger Hurwitz Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Inui Ms. Diana H. Jackson Walter W. and Laura M. Jolly David F.(*) and Joan D. Kahn Ms. Susannah Koerber Mrs. Marcia Krieg Ms. Caroline Kuebler and Mr. Peter J. Hill James E. and Patricia J. LaCrosse Catharine D. Lichtenauer Carlos and Eleanor Lopez Drs. Thomas and Shirley Mueller Dr. and Mrs. Jans Muller Mr. and Mrs. Drew Noga Jane R. Nolan Dorit and Gerald Paul Mrs. Deborah J. Paulin Ms. Florence Pauly Mrs. Amy M. Perry Mr. and Mrs. George A. Rubin Mr. and Mrs. Mark Swanson Gene and Rosemary Tanner Bret and Mary Lou Waller Rosalind H. Webb Margaret Wiley Ms. Nina K. Winter Mrs. Rose Mary Zolezzi
In Honor of David A. Miller The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Indiana
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Lofton Ms. Julie Martin Dr. Bruce McDowell Meridian Hills Country Club Dorit and Gerald Paul Mr. and Mrs. John S. Pearson Ms. Barbara Pollom Mr. and Ms. L. Bond Sandoe Dr. and Mrs. William E. Segar Jeff and Heather Smulyan Ann M. and Chris Stack Bret and Mary Lou Waller Anna S. and James P. White
In Memory of Edith P. Lacey Ms. Nancy Roberts
In Memory of Marian Rand Anonymous Mr. Wilbur L. Appel Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Barbato Robert and Patricia Bennett Ms. Miriam Christ Mr. and Mrs. Gayl Doster Mr. John Drake and Dr. Donna L. Sandage Marni R. Fechtman Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Fishman Friends of Indiana University Southeast Mr. and Mrs. George Gill Richard and Sharon Gilmor Frank and Barbara Grunwald Dr. Howard Harris and Mrs. Anita Harris Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kotcher Mr. Robert Lorfink Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCartin Mr. Richard H. Mills Dr. and Mrs. R. Peter Mohlman Jane R. Nolan Mrs. Eve S. Perlstein Mr. Sean Spellman Mr. Michael Stern Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Straatman Zocalo Group Leadership Team
In Memory of Irene D. Lasky Walter and Joan Wolf
In Memory of Mark and Virginia Ruble Cloverdale High School
In Memory of Herbert Vogel Anna S. and James P. White
In Honor of the 60th Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Jordan H. Leibman Dorit and Gerald Paul
In Memory of Reinhold Schlagenhauff Dorit and Gerald Paul
In Memory of Annabelle Washburn Ms. Sue E. Arnold Ms. Laura Hile
In Honor of Mr. Evan Lurie Art Study Group In Honor of Richard L. McCoy Francine and Roger Hurwitz In Honor of the Birthday of E. Kirk McKinney Anna S. and James P. White In Memory of Margaret Metz Judges Gerald S. and Debbie Zore
In Memory of Jack Scofield Sarah C. Barney Dr. Judith A. Bland Mrs. Mary P. Bowen Mr. C. Harvey Bradley Cohen Family Foundation Richard A. and Helen J. Dickinson Mrs. Patricia H. Feldmann Dr. John A. Galloway and Dr. Mildred G. Galloway Ms. Michelle Graham Dr. Jay M. Hallauer Dr. and Mrs. Hugh C. Hendrie Mark and Carmen Holeman Mr. and Mrs. Needham S. Hurst Mr. and Mrs. David W. Knall Mr. and Mrs. Gene Koch Mrs. Shirley M. Kulwin Mrs. Penny Landrigan
In Memory of Naomi E. Seim Linnell Mark and Carmen Holeman In Honor of the 60th Anniversary of Ambrose W. Smith and A. Ian Fraser Robert and Patricia Bennett Anna S. and James P. White In Honor of the Birthday of Susan Sogard Mr. and Mrs. Eric Nichols Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Sogard In Honor of Dr. Charles L. Venable and Mr. Martin Webb Ms. Brooke Hawkins Mr. Joshua Ratliff Prof. William and Ms. Sharon Theobald
In Honor of Dr. Lewis W. Winter Ms. Nina K. Winter
LEGACY CIRCLE Anonymous Mr. Edward N. Ballard Frank and Katrina Basile Mrs. Claire R. Bennett Alice Berkowitz Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Bowman Steven Conant, MD Chris W. and Lesley J. Conrad Phyllis Crum Mrs. Becky Curtis Stevens Damon and Kay Davis Richard A. and Helen J. Dickinson The Efroymson Family Edgar and Dorothy Fehnel Drs. Richard and Rebecca P. Feldman Russell and Penny Fortune Mrs. Otto N. Frenzel, III Mr. and Mrs. David Garrett David W. and Betty Givens David and Julie Goodrich Mr. and Mrs. John R. Hayes Tom and Nora Hiatt Mr. John H. Holliday Francine and Roger Hurwitz Mr. and Mrs. Rick L. Johnson Jr. David F.(*) and Joan D. Kahn Dana and Marc Katz Mr. and Mrs. David W. Knall Dr. Ruth Kramer and Dr. Joseph Jakubowski John L. Krauss and Margaret M. Maxwell Mr. Charles E. Lanham Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Ledman Catharine D. Lichtenauer June M. McCormack Michael K. and Patricia P. McCrory Alice and Kirk McKinney Mr. and Mrs. H. Roll McLaughlin Boris Meditch Ina M. Mohlman Katherine C. Nagler Perry Holliday O’Neal Andrew and Jane Paine Dorit and Gerald Paul Mr. and Mrs. R. Stephen Radcliffe George and Peggy Rapp Mr. James D. Rapp and Dr. Patricia W. Rapp Dr. and Mrs. John G. Rapp Rev. and Mrs. C. Davies Reed Carolyn Schaefer and John Gray Jack and Susanne Sogard Charles and Peggy Sutphin Marianne Williams Tobias Ambassador Randall L. Tobias
Anna S. and James P. White Richard D. and Billie Lou Wood Mr. and Mrs. Timothy T. Wright Mr. and Mrs. James W. Yee Kwang Fei Young Mr. and Mrs. W. Paul Zimmerman, Jr.
CORPORATE, FOUNDATION, AND GOVERNMENT SUPPORT $500,000 + Anonymous Lilly Endowment, Inc. Melvin and Bren Simon Charitable Foundation Number One $250,000 to $499,999 Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation Eli Lilly and Company Foundation Institute of Museum and Library Services $100,000 to $249,999 The Clowes Fund $50,000 to $99,999 Arts Council of Indianapolis and the City of Indianapolis National Endowment for the Humanities $25,000 to $49,999 Herman Miller, Inc. Indiana Arts Commission The National Bank of Indianapolis National Endowment for the Arts Samuel H. Kress Foundation $10,000 to $24,999 Antique Helper, Inc. Barnes & Thornburg LLP F.R. Hensel Fund for Fine Arts, Music and Education, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate Gregory & Appel Insurance ITT Educational Services, Inc. Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Memorial Foundation, Inc. Patachou Inc. Seibold Security, Inc. Sodexo, Inc. & Affiliates
$5,000 to $9,999 Buckingham Foundation Joseph E. Cain Foundation JPMorgan Chase & Co. Macy’s, Inc. Marilyn M. Watkins Private Foundation Mark M. Holeman, Inc. MET Foundation Inc. Republic National Distributing Company $1,000 to $4,999 Associated Orthodontists of Indiana, Inc. Axis Architecture + Interiors Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects Crown Liquors The Empty Vase Eskenazi Health Foundation G. Thrapp Jewelers Indiana Business Solutions LLC Indiana Chapter ASID Indiana University Foundation IndyHub Jungclaus-Campbell Company, Inc. Keystone Construction Corporation Kirby Risk Electrical Supply Kroger Food Stores Parr, Richey, Obremskey, Frandsen & Patterson LLP Pedcor Development Corporation The Saltsburg Fund Sun King Brewing Co. Target Stores Upland Brewing Company Xerox Corporation
DONORS TO THE COLLECTION Anonymous Mr. V. Simon Abraham Dr. Jerome J. Abrams Dorothy Alig Alliance of the IMA Mrs. Mary K. Anthony Antique Helper, Inc. Mr. John P. Antonelli Asian Art Society Print Group of the IMA Mr. Anthony Aziz and Mr. Sammy Cucher Dr. and Mrs. Richard E. Barb Gay and Tony Barclay Sarah C. Barney Mr. Jeffrey K. Berman Leonard and Kathryn Betley Colonel and Mrs. Jeff W. Boucher(*) George and Mary Clare Broadbent Buckingham Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Burke Campana Brothers Ms. Mary Cargill Steven Conant, MD Mr. and Mrs. Trent Cowles Mr. Barrett Crites Mr. Mark W. Demerly and Mr. David Chalfie Design Arts Society of the IMA Mr. and Mrs. Peter Dunn Mr. Donald Ehman and Ms. Linda Kinsey Marni R. Fechtman Martin Filler and Rosemarie Bletter David and Cindy Force William L. Fortune Jr. and Joseph D. Blakley Thomas and Marsha French Dr. Guido Goldman Mr. and Mrs. William J. Greer Mr. David A. Hanks Kent Hawryluk Mark and Carmen Holeman Francine and Roger Hurwitz Indiana Chapter ASID Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Inui Mr. Scott Johnson and Ms. Cindy Lory Joseph E. Cain Foundation Louis D. Joyner Mr. and Mrs. Gary M. Jursik Kartell Museum Foundation Dana and Marc Katz Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kessler Mr. and Mrs. John Kite Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard Klemm and Family Ms. Marika Klemm and Mr. Michael Lubarsky Mr. and Mrs. David W. Knall Ms. Karen Knutson Mr. George Kravis II Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kremer Ms. Caroline Kuebler and Mr. Peter J. Hill James E. and Patricia J. LaCrosse Mrs. Kathy Laham Catharine D. Lichtenauer Magis S.p.A. Lynne Maguire and Will Miller Mr. Robert L. Mann(*) Markuse Corporation Ms. Julie Martin Mr. Gerald W. Mayer and Ms. Diane Kay Evans Mrs. Susanne M. McAlister and Mr. Jerry Greene June M. McCormack Moroso Mr. James E. Morris
Drs. Thomas and Shirley Mueller Dr. and Mrs. Jans Muller Museo Alessi Mr. and Mrs. F. Timothy Nagler Katherine C. Nagler Ms. Karen Nichols Jane R. Nolan Mr. George Oliva Jr. Ms. Laurel Page Andrew and Jane Paine Mr. and Mrs. John D. Pardee Dorit and Gerald Paul Ms. Florence Pauly Mrs. Amy M. Perry Ms. Rosalind W. Perry Mrs. Marjorie M. Peschau Dr. Marian M. Pettengill Plank Collezioni S.R.L. Print, Drawing and Photography Study Group Purdue University Ms. Nancy Ramsey Mr. Joshua Ratliff Mr. and Mrs. Christopher C. Reinhold Dr. David Reisbord Michael Robertson and Christopher Slapak Ms. Sherri M. Roizen Mr. Christian D. Rossebo and Dr. Audrey A. Krause Mr. and Mrs. Eric J. Rowland Mr. and Mrs. George A. Rubin Steve and Livia Russell Ms. Cecil G. Sands Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Sands Mr. Thomas F. Schnellenberger and Ms. Jacqueline Simmons Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Schultz Dr. Scott Sharp and Mrs. Rhonda Long-Sharp Mr. Anantha Shekhar and Ms. Gina E. Laite Bren Simon Ann M. and Chris Stack Ms. Jewel Stern Mr. John S. Strachan Ms. Sandra Strickland Mr. and Mrs. Donald Strum Prof. William and Ms. Sharon Theobald Tiffany & Co. Phyllis Vernick Mr. Thomas Vriesman Bret and Mary Lou Waller Martin K. Webb and Charles L. Venable Rosalind H. Webb
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Weber Anna S. and James P. White Ms. Barbara Wiedemann and Mr. Chris Fitzsimon Mr. and Mrs. Tim Wilcox Margaret Wiley Ms. Nina K. Winter Katherine and Jonathon Zarich Mr. and Mrs. W. Paul Zimmerman, Jr. Mrs. Rose Mary Zolezzi
DONORS TO SPECIAL PROJECTS Anonymous (2) Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation Arbutus Garden Club Associated Orthodontists of Indiana, Inc. Axis Architecture + Interiors Bob and Toni Bader Mr. David Baker and Mrs. Beth Riley-Baker Barnes & Thornburg LLP Mr. and Mrs. William E. Barrick Mr. Jeffrey K. Berman George and Mary Clare Broadbent Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects Buckingham Foundation The Carter Family Fund Cloverdale High School The Clowes Fund Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Cole Crown Liquors Damon and Kay Davis Design Arts Society of the IMA Mr. Tim Douglas Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dowling Ms. Leslie Duval and Mr. Julian Duval The Efroymson Family Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation Eli Lilly and Company Foundation Elliot Company of Indianapolis, Inc. Ms. Roberta N. Ellsworth The Empty Vase Eskenazi Health Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Fako Mrs. Blair S. Fleischmann Jane Fortune and Robert Hesse Russell and Penny Fortune William L. Fortune Jr. and Joseph D. Blakley Otto N. Frenzel III(*) F.R. Hensel Fund for Fine Arts, Music and Education, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate Mr. and Mrs. R.J.M. Fry
Gregory & Appel Insurance G. Thrapp Jewelers Ms. Ingrid Hansen Mr. Andrew Held Mr. Louis Hensley Herman Miller Nancy Herrin Tom and Nora Hiatt Ms. Laura Hile Mark and Carmen Holeman Drs. Meredith T. and Kathleen A. Hull Indiana Business Solutions LLC Indianapolis Monthly Magazine Indiana University Foundation IndyHub Institute of Museum and Library Services ITT Educational Services, Inc. Jan Mayer Trust JPMorgan Chase & Co. Keystone Construction Corporation Kirby Risk Electrical Supply Kay F. Koch John L. Krauss Mrs. Martha L. Krimendahl Kroger Food Stores Ms. Caroline Kuebler and Mr. Peter J. Hill Ms. Jean Kuebler James E. and Patricia J. LaCrosse Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lange Lilly Endowment, Inc. Macy’s, Inc. Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Michalis Mrs. Dorothy L. Miller Modern Masters Fine Art Mr. and Mrs. John L. Montgomery II Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mucci The National Bank of Indianapolis National Endowment for the Arts National Endowment for the Humanities The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Indiana Mr. and Mrs. Eric Nichols One Click Ventures Parr Richey Obremskey Frandsen & Patterson LLP Patachou Inc. Pedcor Development Corporation The Penrod Society Mr. and Mrs. George Plews Myrta Pulliam Purdue Women’s Group Republic National Distributing Company Mr. Christian D. Rossebo and Dr. Audrey A. Krause
Steve and Livia Russell Samuel H. Kress Foundation Seibold Security, Inc. Ms. Jo Ellen Sharp Mr. Michael Smitha Sodexo, Inc. & Affiliates Jack and Susanne Sogard Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Sogard Ann M. and Chris Stack Mrs. Mary Clay Stites Sun King Brewing Co. Mr. Richard Svelta Mr. and Mrs. Brian E. Sweeney Target Stores Mr. and Mrs. John E. Toevs Troy and Peggy Walls Gift Fund Upland Brewing Company Mr. and Mrs. Drew Warner Mrs. William A. Wick Mr. and Mrs. Tim Wilcox Richard D. and Billie Lou Wood Xerox Corporation * deceased
Gabor Peterdi Through January 5, 2014 / Free / Susan and Charles Golden Gallery / Floor 2 This exhibition of 31 prints from the permanent collection features the work of master printmaker Gabor Peterdi (1915–2001). After beginning his career at Stanley William Hayter’s trendsetting Atelier 17 in Paris in 1934, he immigrated to New York at the onset of World War II and settled in the US permanently, teaching first at Brooklyn Museum School of Art and then, until the end of his active life, at Yale. His independent prints are known for his mastery of complex intaglio techniques to create images that lie between abstraction and a surrealist investigation of the inner forces of nature. The Museum’s collection spans most of Peterdi’s career, and while the first prints were collected in the 1960s, most of the rest have been given over the past 20 years by Dr. Steven Conant.
Impressed: Modern Japanese Prints Through January 26, 2014 / Free / Frances Parker Appel Gallery / Floor 3 Impressed: Modern Japanese Prints includes sōsaku hanga, or “creative prints,” from Japanese printmakers Tajima Hiroyuki, Iwami Reika, Saitō Kiyoshi, and Maki Haku. Sōsaku hanga were born from an art movement in early 20th-century Japan. Whereas traditional Japanese woodblock prints were collaboratively produced by a team of skilled artisans directed by a publisher, the sōsaku hanga movement advocated that a single artist controlled every aspect of the creation of a work. In sōsaku hanga, the artist designed, carved, and printed their creations. The works in the exhibition all share the impression of having highly textured surfaces. The results are
remarkably individual and stress the importance of the artist as a sole creator.
FEATURED HOLIDAY EVENTS
Watercolor Society of Indiana Annual Juried Exhibition
November 16, 2013–January 5, 2014
October 11–December 1 / North Hall Gallery / Floor 2 The Watercolor Society of Indiana presents the 31st annual juried exhibition of paintings featuring works in a variety of styles. The Society is made up of more than 300 artist, student, and patron members statewide who produce high-quality watercolor paintings and seek to educate the public about the beautiful transparent medium. Pat Dews will select the paintings and awards for the exhibition.
Efroymson Series: Spencer Finch: Following Nature Through January 19, 2014 / Free / Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion / Floor 1 Brooklyn-based artist Spencer Finch creates mixed-media installations, photographs, and drawings that explore the limits of perception. Bringing together a scientific approach with a nuanced sense of poetics, Finch’s works call attention to various phenomena of the natural world through his investigations of light and color. Finch’s installation for the IMA’s Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion, Following Nature, is composed of an array of nearly 200 panels of glass suspended from the Pavilion’s ceiling, as a reinterpretation of Claude Monet’s iconic water garden in Giverny, France. Made possible by the Efroymson Contemporary Art Fund, an endowed fund at the IMA.
CHRISTMAS AT LILLY HOUSE Christmas at Lilly House for 2013 will be the culmination of the year’s observance of the 100th anniversary of Oldfields. Holiday decor for the house will take inspiration from ideas and trends current during the second decade of the 20th century, when the estate was constructed. Although commercialism and mass-produced decorations were certainly part of the scene at this time, most American homes were not as lavishly decorated as they would become later in the century, and older traditions of using natural materials and blooming plants still held strong. Greenery cut and shipped from southern woodlands, such as palms and magnolia, augmented local materials and greenhouse-grown flowers to provide a wide variety of decorative choices. Christmas at Lilly House 2013 will evoke these early 20th-century traditions, providing a glimpse at how holidays looked when Oldfields was new.
Holiday Open Houses December 5 & 19 / 5–9 pm
IMA COMMUNITY DAY: WINTER SOLSTICE Thursday, December 19 / 5–8:30 pm / IMA Grounds / Free
Celebrate the season with the IMA’s annual Winter Solstice celebration. Step outside for an ice carving demonstration, art making, and music. Warm up in the Lilly House with historic holiday decorations and music performed by Encore Vocal Arts, then finish up your shopping at the Greenhouse and Museum. Cozy up to the bonfire with hot chocolate and holiday treats available for purchase. Free parking.
HOLIDAY HULLABALOO Thursday, December 5 / 5–9 pm Museum Store, Greenhouse Shop & Lilly House Christmas Shop
You’re invited to an evening of holiday shopping and festivities at the IMA. Find a unique gift for someone you love or shop for an extra-special something to deck the halls for holiday gatherings. Enjoy music, complimentary giftwrap, holiday refreshments, and special pricing available only during Holiday Hullabaloo!
IMA Members will receive a 20% discount on all purchases during this event.
Top: Saito Kiyoshi 斉藤清 (Japanese, 1907–1997), Two Cats, 1955, color woodblock print, 15 x 20-3/4 in. (image) 16-3/4 x 23-1/4 in. (sheet) Indianapolis Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Dorothy J. Schmid, 1999.152 © Saito Kiyoshi. Middle: Gabor F. Peterdi (American, 1915–2001), Angry Waves (detail), 1958, engraving and lift-ground etching with stenciled color, 19-13/16 x 23-7/8 in. (image) 22-1/2 x 26-3/8 in. (sheet) Indianapolis Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. Steven Conant in honor of Mrs. H. L. Conant and Miss Joan D. Weisenberger, 1993.40 © Gabor F. Peterdi Bottom: Ghana, Ewe people, man’s wrapper, kente (detail), 1900–1950, cotton, 107-15/16 x 69-3/4 in. Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Budd Stalnaker Collection of African Textiles, 2007.128.
Calendar of Events For detailed information on events, to RSVP, or to purchase tickets, please visit imamuseum.org or call 317-923-1331. Assistive listening devices are available for all Toby events and public tours. ASL interpretation available at Toby events where noted, and upon request by calling 317-923-1331, ext. 213. P: Public / M: IMA Members / S: Students
TOURS Collection & Exhibition Tours / Offered daily. Visit imamuseum.org for full schedule. Family Tours / 2nd and 4th Sat of the month / Meet on Floor 2 at top of escalator Lilly House Tours / Fri, Sat & Sun / 2–3 pm / Meet at Lilly House lobby Meditation Hikes / Fridays / 5:30 pm / Meet at Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion Garden Walks / Sat & Sun through end of October / 1 pm / Meet at Lilly House The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres / Sat through end of October / Noon / Meet at Lake Terrace
YOGA IN THE GALLERIES Saturdays, July and August Only Meet in Efromyson Family Entrance Pavilion / 10–11 am / $78 P, $60 M (price per six-week session) Session 3: October 19–November 23 Session 4: December 7–January 11
SEPTEMBER 01 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: Watercolor and Weave / Star Studio Classroom/ 1–4 pm / Free Family Activity / Art in the Park: Sept-Timber! / 100 Acres: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion / Noon–4 pm / Free
08 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: Watercolor and Weave / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Family Activity / Art in the Park: Sept-Timber!/ 100 Acres: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion / Noon– 4 pm / Free 11 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required 12 THR Film / Versailles 73: American Runway Revolution with filmmaker Deborah Riley Draper / The Toby / 6 pm / $9 P, $5 M, Free IMA Fashion Arts Society 14 SAT Special Event / Member Morning: Watercolor and Weave / IMA Galleries and Star Studio Classroom / 10–11 am / Free (Members only, registration required) Family Activity / Hold It! / Check in at the Welcome Desk for location / 1:30–3:30 pm / Free Family Activity / Make & Take: Watercolor and Weave / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 15 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: Watercolor and Weave / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Family Activity / Art in the Park: Sept-Timber! / 100 Acres: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion / Noon–4 pm / Free Family Activity / Story Time: Majestic African Textiles Exhibition / Gerald and Dorit Paul Galleries / 2–2:30 pm / Meet at Welcome Desk, 15 max / Free 18 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required
04 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required
19 THR Talk / A Happy Marriage: Design Integration of House and Landscape / The Toby / 7:30 pm / Free
07 SAT Talk / Gallery Talk: Closer Look / Meet on Floor 2 at top of escalator / 2:00 pm / Free / Registration required Family Activity / Make & Take: Watercolor and Weave / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free
21 SAT Special Event / Autumn Equinox / The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres, meet at Park of the Laments / 1 pm, 2:30 pm & 4 pm / $10 P, $7 M, $5 Children, Free 6 and under Family Activity / Make & Take: Watercolor and Weave / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free
22 SUN Special Event / Autumn Equinox / The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres, meet at Park of the Laments / 1 pm, 2:30 pm & 4 pm / $10 P, $7 M, $5 Children, Free 6 and under Family Activity / Make & Take: Watercolor and Weave / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Family Activity / Art in the Park: Sept-Timber! / 100 Acres: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion / Noon–4 pm / Free Special Event / Audubon Birding Walk / 100 Acres: Lake Terrace / 3 pm / Free 25 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required 27 FRI Talk / Final Fridays Members-Only Talk: Once Upon a Time / Frances Parker Appel Gallery / 10–11 am / Free (Members only) Special Event / Final Fridays / 6:30 pm / Free 28 SAT Special Event / 2-Day Symposium: Masters of Modern Landscape Design / The Toby / 9:00 am / $200 / Registration required Family Activity / Hold It! / Check in at the Welcome Desk for location / 1:30–3:30 pm / Free Family Activity / Make & Take: Watercolor and Weave / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 29 SUN Special Event / 2-Day Symposium: Masters of Modern Landscape Design / The Toby / 9:00 am / $200 / Registration required Family Activity / Make & Take: Watercolor and Weave / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Family Activity / Art in the Park: Sept-Timber! / 100 Acres: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion / Noon–4 pm / Free
OCTOBER 02 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required 03 THR Talk / Kulapat Yantrasast of WHY Architecture / The Toby / 7 pm / Free
05 SAT Special Event / Member Morning: Marbling a Monster Mash—come in costume! / IMA Galleries and Star Studio Classroom / 10–11 am / Free (Members only, registration required) Talk / Gallery Talk: Closer Look / Meet on Floor 2 at top of escalator / 2:00 pm / Free / Registration required Family Activity / Make & Take: Marbling a Monster Mash—come in costume! / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 06 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: Marbling a Monster Mash—come in costume! / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Family Activity / Art in the Park: Leaves, Leaves, Leaves… / 100 Acres: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion / Noon–4 pm / Free 09 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required 10 THR Special Event / Founders Day Dinner and a special preview of Matisse, Life in Color / Pulliam Family Great Hall and Deer Zink Events Pavilion / 6–10 pm / $175 / See page 8 for details 11 FRI Special Event / Member Preview Days of Matisse, Life in Color / Allen Whitehill Clowes Special Exhibition Gallery / 11 am–5 pm / Free (Members only) 12 SAT Special Event / Member Preview Days of Matisse, Life in Color / Allen Whitehill Clowes Special Exhibition Gallery / 11 am–5 pm / Free (Members only) Family Activity / Hold It! / Check in at the Welcome Desk for location / 1:30–3:30 pm / Free Family Activity / Make & Take: Marbling a Monster Mash—come in costume! / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 13 SUN Special Event / Public Opening of Matisse, Life in Color: Masterworks from the Baltimore Museum of Art Special Event / Inspired by Matisse Award Ceremonies / Allen Whitehill Clowes Special Exhibition Gallery / 1–2 pm / Free with exhibition admission
Family Activity / Make & Take: Marbling a Monster Mash—come in costume! / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Family Activity / Art in the Park: Leaves, Leaves, Leaves… / 100 Acres: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion / Noon–4 pm / Free
30 WED Talk / STEM to STEAM Program: Rachel Armstrong / DeBoest Lecture Hall / 7:00 pm / Free Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required
16 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required
18 FRI Class / Teacher Workshop: The Engaging Educator / Michael K. & Patricia P. McCrory Classroom (B) / 3–4:30 pm / $20 P, $15 IMA members & AEAI members / Registration required 19 SAT Artist Demo and Retail Event / Susan Skove presents hand-painted silk scarves inspired by Lilly House wallpaper / Lilly House, second story / 11–5 pm / Free Family Activity / Make & Take: Marbling a Monster Mash—come in costume! / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 20 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: Marbling a Monster Mash—come in costume! / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Family Activity / Art in the Park: Leaves, Leaves, Leaves… / 100 Acres: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion / Noon–4 pm / Free 23 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required 24 THR Talk / Matisse and Old Lace: The Cone Sisters of Baltimore/ The Toby / 7 pm / Free 25 FRI Tour / Final Fridays Members-Only Tour: Jam Session / Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion / 6 pm / Free (Members only) Special Event / Matisse Open House for Teachers / Galleries / 5–6:30 pm / Free Special Event / Final Fridays / 6:30–11 pm /
Free 26 SAT Family Activity / Hold It! / Check in at the Welcome Desk for location / 1:30–3:30 pm / Free Family Activity / Make & Take: Marbling a Monster Mash—come in costume! / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 27 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: Marbling a Monster Mash—come in costume! / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Family Activity / Art in the Park: Leaves, Leaves, Leaves… / 100 Acres: Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion / Noon–4 pm / Free
01 FRI Special Event / Spirit & Place Festival: $20K: A Competition on Race / The Toby / 7 pm / $10 General Admission 02 SAT Special Event / Member Morning: What’s in a Name / IMA Galleries and Star Studio Classroom / 10–11 am / Free (Members only, registration required) Talk / Gallery Talk: Closer Look / Meet on Floor 2 at top of escalator / 2:00 pm / Free / Registration required Family Activity / Make & Take: What’s in a Name / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 03 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: What’s in a Name / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Talk / Four-Star Plants for Your Garden: Richard Hawke / The Toby / 2 pm / Free 06 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required 08 FRI Special Event / LGBT Film Festival / Visit indylgbtfilmfest.com for details 09 SAT Special Event / LGBT Film Festival / Visit indylgbtfilmfest.com for details Class / Victorian Paper Ornaments / Greenhouse Atrium / 10–11:30 am / $10 P, $5 M / Registration required by November 1 Family Activity / Hold It! / Check in at the Welcome Desk for location / 1:30–3:30 pm / Free Family Activity / Make & Take: What’s in a Name / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 10 SUN Special Event / LGBT Film Festival / Visit indylgbtfilmfest.com for details Family Activity / Make & Take: What’s in a Name / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 13 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required 14 THR Performance / Third Coast Percussion with Daniel Schlosberg and Amy Briggs / The Toby / 7:30 pm / $30 P, $25 M, $10 S 16 SAT Family Activity / Make & Take: What’s in a Name / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free
Family Activity / Story Time: Matisse, Life in Color / Meet at Welcome Desk / 2:30 pm / Free with exhibition admission 17 SUN Special Event / Inspired by Matisse Award Ceremonies / Allen Whitehill Clowes Special Exhibition Gallery / 1–2 pm / Free with exhibition admission Family Activity / Make & Take: What’s in a Name / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 20 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required 21 THR Special Event / Public Opening of Contemporary Design Galleries, Talk and Reception / The Toby & Pulliam Family Great Hall / 6:30–9 pm / $35 P, $25 M, IMA SCS and PC Free Class / Wreath Making / Multipurpose Room / 6–8 pm / $50 P, $40 M / Registration required by November 15 23 SAT Class / Wreath Making / Multi-Purpose Room / 10–11:30 am / $50 P, $40 M / Registration required by November 15 Family Activity / Hold It! / Check in at the Welcome Desk for location / 1:30–3:30 pm / Free Family Activity / Make & Take: What’s in a Name / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Film / Contemporary Mexican Double Feature / The Toby / 1 & 3 pm / Free 24 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: What’s in a Name / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 30 SAT Family Activity / Community Day: MEGA Make & Take / Pulliam Family Great Hall / 1–4 pm / Free Performance / Music in the Galleries / Pulliam Family Great Hall / 1 pm / Free
DECEMBER 01 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: Ten Ways to Tissue / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 04 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required 05 THR Special Event / Holiday Hullaballoo / Campus-wide / 5–9 pm / Live music in the Greenhouse; Artist demo and retail event with Jim Dupler, woodworker, in Greenhouse Atrium / Free 07 SAT Special Event / Member Morning: Ten Ways to Tissue / IMA Galleries and Star Studio Classroom / 10–11 am / Free (Members only, registration required)
Class / Succulent Christmas Tree / Greenhouse Atrium / 10–11:30 am / $60 P, $50 M / Registration required by November 29 Talk / Gallery Talk: Closer Look / Meet on Floor 2 at top of escalator / 2:00 pm / Free / Registration required Family Activity / Make & Take: Ten Ways to Tissue / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 08 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: Ten Ways to Tissue / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 11 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required 12 THR Special Event / Emerging Voices and DAS Holiday Party / IMA / Time TBD / Free for DAS members / Registration required 14 SAT Family Activity / Family Tour / Meet at the Welcome Desk / 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm / Free Family Activity / Hold It! / Check in at the Welcome Desk for location / 1:30–3:30 pm / Free Family Activity / Make & Take: Ten Ways to Tissue / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 15 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: Ten Ways to Tissue / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Special Event / Inspired by Matisse Award Ceremonies / Allen Whitehill Clowes Special Exhibition Gallery / 1–2 pm / Free with exhibition admission 18 WED Family Activity / wee Wednesday / Star Studio Classroom / 11 am–noon / $5 P, $3 M / Registration required 19 THR Special Event / Community Day: Winter Solstice / 5–8:30 pm / IMA Grounds / Free 21 SAT Family Activity / Make & Take: Ten Ways to Tissue / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 22 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: Ten Ways to Tissue / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 28 SAT Family Activity / Make & Take: Ten Ways to Tissue / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free Performance / Music in the Galleries / Pulliam Family Great Hall / 1 pm / Free 29 SUN Family Activity / Make & Take: Ten Ways to Tissue / Star Studio Classroom / 1–4 pm / Free 31 TUE Special Event / New Year’s Eve at the IMA / 8 pm–1 am / imamuseum.org/newyearseve2013
IMA News and More
Treat Your Guests to an Artfully Unique Experience
IMA Welcomes New CFO
Hold your next gathering at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Extraordinary indoor and outdoor spaces provide dynamic settings for weddings, private receptions, corporate dinners, fundraising galas, and other special events. The array of locations available for rental includes Pulliam Family Great Hall, with a towering vaulted ceiling and easy access to the galleries; Deer Zink Special Events Pavilion, boasting spectacular views of Sutphin Fountain and the IMA’s breathtaking gardens; and the renowned Garden Terrace and grounds of Oldfields, a National Historic Landmark. Combine these unforgettable venues with Kahn’s Catering to realize your vision for the perfect event.
The IMA is pleased to welcome Jeremiah “Jerry” Wise as the Museum’s new Chief Financial Officer following an extensive search. Wise, who began at the IMA on September 9, is responsible for the finance and human resources departments, and together with the IMA’s Investment committee, manages the IMA’s endowment. He also serves as a staff liaison to the Finance, Compensation, and Audit committees of the Board of Governors. “Jerry’s experience with implementing complex financial strategies while providing vision and leadership will make him an asset to the IMA during this exciting time for the institution,” Venable said. “I am confident his direction will help lead the Museum to continued fiscal integrity and strength.” Wise came to the IMA from the Indianapolis Airport Authority, where he served as Treasurer and Director of New Business Development. Prior to his work at the Indianapolis Airport Authority, Wise worked for the Indiana Public Finance Office and as a consultant. He holds a B.A. from Yale University and a Master’s of Urban Planning from New York University.
For more information, please contact our special events department today. 317-955-2324, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Conservation Award On May 30, the IMA was honored with the 2013 Ross Merrill Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Preservation and Care of Collections. This annual award is selected by a panel of distinguished conservation experts from across the nation and is presented jointly by Heritage Preservation and the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). The IMA was selected based on its sustained and exemplary commitment to the preservation of America’s heritage by caring for the art collection through dedicated planning and effort. The Ross Merrill Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Preservation and Care of Collections has been presented on an annual basis since 1999. Previous recipients include nationally prominent organizations such as Colonial Williamsburg and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and smaller institutions such as the Historical Society of Frederick Country (Maryland) and Maymont Foundation(Richmond, Virginia).
Upcoming Affiliate Group Events Art, Design, and Nature Interest Groups IMA affiliate groups offer members unique opportunities to become more involved with the IMA by exploring their own interests. Affiliate group members can participate in exclusive tours of the IMA’s permanent collection and special events related to the mission of each group.
THE ALLIANCE The IMA’s longest established affiliate group develops and supports activities and projects that stimulate public interest in the Museum, its educational programs, and its collection.
Artist Studio Tours Hoosier Salon September 14 / 1 pm / $15 Anila Quayyum Agha October 5 / 1 pm / $15
ASIAN ART SOCIETY (AAS) AAS offers its members the opportunity to learn more about Asian art, history, and cultural traditions, and socialize with others who share a deep interest in Asian art.
CONTEMPORARY ART SOCIETY (CAS) CAS is a dynamic group that promotes the understanding of and appreciation for contemporary art through educational programs, social events, and community collaborations. CAS support has improved the quality and scope of the IMA’s contemporary art collection.
DESIGN ARTS SOCIETY (DAS) DAS works to promote a greater awareness of the central role design plays in our daily lives and also to help establish the IMA as an important center for design arts in the US. Opening Reception and Talk: Contemporary Design Galleries November 21 / 6:30 pm / $25 See page 4.
FASHION ARTS SOCIETY (FAS) FAS seeks to promote awareness and appreciation of textile and fashion arts through the study of haute couture and cloth. Members also help facilitate the expansion and enrichment of the IMA’s fashion and textile arts collection. Film: Versailles 73: American Runway Revolution September 12 / 6 pm / The Toby
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY (HORT SOC) The Horticultural Society celebrates the art of gardening at the IMA by helping to develop, enhance, and maintain the gardens, grounds, and greenhouse through volunteer and financial support. The Society also maintains an extensive horticultural library on the IMA campus. Special Event: A Happy Marriage: Design Integration of House and Landscape / Bobbie Schwartz September 19 / 7:30 pm / The Toby
To learn more about these events or how you can join one of these interest groups, contact Jessica Borgo, affiliate group associate, at email@example.com or 317-923-1331, ext. 434.
Indianapolis Museum of Art - Fall Magazine 2013