Alf to Zox"
Of Contemporary Art From The University Of Virginia Art Museum Collection
Alf to Zox," Exhibition of contemporary works from the U.Va. Art
WHEN: Dec. 8-23, 1 to 5
p.m. daily (except Mondays)
Dec. 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. -
WHERE: University of Virginia
A special exhibition of contemporary
art, "From Alf to Zox," opens Saturday, Dec. 8, at the University
of Virginia Art Museum and runs through Sunday, Dec. 23.
An opening reception will be held
on Friday, Dec. 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event is open to
the public and is free for all museum members. Non-members will
be asked to make a $3 donation.
"From Alf to Zox" features contemporary
art from the museum's collection of American art since 1945. Included
in the exhibit are realist paintings from the 1970s by Alfred Leslie,
Lowell Nesbitt, Jack Beal and William Beckman, as well as abstract
works by Larry Poons, Ray Parker and Gene Davis. In addition to
these are works by such artists as Conrad Marca-Relli, Joan Mitchell,
Robert Indiana and Alex Katz and recent acquisitions by Martha Alf,
Ida Kohlmeyer and John Baldessari.
In addition, two special exhibitions
-- "Masquerades," featuring seldom seen works from the museum's
permanent collection, and "Hero Sandwiches," a series of digitally
manipulated photographs by multimedia artist Lynn Hershman -- will
be on view.
The University of Virginia Art Museum
is open to the public without charge Tuesday through Sunday, from
1 to 5 p.m.
Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298