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The Museum Store is a great place to find unique and wonderful gift items to give or keep for yourself. Browse through the great selection of art books and exhibition catalogues, children's books & gifts, while you enjoy an illy cappuccino or meet with a friend for lunch in our café.
Every Thursday Evening:
Join us for Starry Night Thursdays with lectures, fllms and performances and Happier Hours from 4:30 - 6:30 pm in the museum café featuring light bites and '2 for 1' wine and beer specials.
Every purchase in the Museum Store or Café supports the Museum Programs and Exhibitions.
Edited by Avis Berman, Contributions by Avis Berman, Elizabeth Thompson Colleary, Heather Campbell Coyle, Judith F. Dolkart, , Alicia G. Longwelll, Martha Lucy, Patricia Mears, Carol Troyen, and Emily C. Wood
* Hardcover, 288 pages
* Skira Rizzoli February 2014
* $55.00 ($49.50 NSU Museum of Art Members)
This richly illustrated volume provides a comprehensive introduction to William Glackens (1870-1938), one of the liveliest and most influential American painters of the early twentieth century. A founder of the Ashcan School, along with painters such as Robert Henri and John Sloan, Glackens was crucial to the introduction of modern art in the United States through his collaboration with Albert C. Barnes and his championing of landmark exhibitions of American and European avant-garde art. The finest examples of his works over a fifty-year career, including paintings previously unknown to the general public, are reproduced here-from intimate nudes, portraits, and figure studies to vivid still lifes, vibrant street scenes, and landscapes, in which he captured people and their surroundings with matchless spontaneity and spirit. The book features essays by important scholars examining the artist's relationship with French painting, his social observation and interest in costume, his depiction of women, and his role as a tastemaker.