Crystal Bridges museum celebrates Fifth Anniversary as live ‘Art of American Dance’ events continue

By Glenda Rice Collins, Arts Columnist

Bentonville, Ark., USA–Today marks the fifth anniversary of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, as live performances and special events continue to also reflect the current exhibition, The Art of American Dance, which continues through January 16, 2017.    Continue reading

Patrick (P.S.) Gordon Receives Living Legend Artist Award

By Glenda Rice Collins   (Updated May 17, 2016)

Recent Works exhibition continues through May 22 at the AHHA gallery in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla.,  USA — Mrs. Lennox & The Gift of Falling Snow, Patrick (P.S.) Gordon’s current celebratory exhibition at Living Arts of Tulsa, continuing through April 28, brings a unique collection of Gordon paintings, never shown publicly before,  out of darkness into the light, from New York to the heartland, documenting the renowned artist’s experience with the AIDS epidemic.   His contrasted Recent Works exhibition continues through May 22 at AHHA. Continue reading

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opens first Frank Lloyd Wright House in Arkansas

By Glenda Rice Collins, published November 12, 2015

BENTONVILLE, Ark., USA — As Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art readies to host the  Picturing the Americas International Symposium this weekend, in conjunction with the ongoing exhibition Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic, a newly-reconstructed Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian-style gem awaits public visitation.
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REVIEW: “Nureyev’s Eyes” drama featured at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Unique Wyeth and Warhol exhibitions continue through October 5 in Arkansas
By Glenda Rice Collins, Published October 2, 2015

BENTONVILLE, Ark., USA — “The eyes are the hard part,” says the Jamie Wyeth character in  David Rush’s award-winning drama, Nureyev’s Eyes. An inspired reading of the play was featured last week at a “Live Arts – Dance” event in the Great Hall of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art — concluding with an audience ‘standing ovation.’   Continue reading

NEW GENRE Arts Festival Celebrates with Free Tickets for Living Arts of Tulsa Events, September 4 – 12, 2015

By Glenda Rice Collins, Arts Columnist
Published September 2, 2015, For GlendaRiceCollins.com

CloudEyeControl_halflife_photocredit_Eugene_Ahn_02_convertedTulsa, Okla., USA — Described as Experimental, Thought-Provoking Art that Makes You Talk, New Genre XXII-B Arts Festival will Push Your Limits with exploratory, contemporary artistic productions that will also push and stretch the envelope —  September 4 – 12, 2015 at Living Arts of Tulsa  and the Tulsa Performing Arts Center (PAC) — with tickets offered free for the first time, due to generous sponsors.

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Tulsa: Brady Arts District Rocks On with Heart Health Focus at 108 Contemporary Gallery

By Glenda Rice Collins, Arts Columnist
Published August 28, 2015, For GlendaRiceCollins.com

TULSA, Okla., USA — “OH, Tulsa!”  What next?
Recently designated as “Center of the Universe” during a July Brady Arts District music festival, focused on three outdoor stages and filled with musical talent (ranging from “Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.” to “Roxy Roca” on the Bank of Oklahoma stage at Guthrie Green), — Tulsa was further celebrated and critiqued during the Living Arts of Tulsa OH, TULSA! Biennial this month, continuing through today–Last call!

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