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The Collector’s Eye

August 3 - October 6
North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27699 United States
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North Carolina abounds with passionate collectors of things: cars, furniture, glass, posters, historical documents, paintings, drawings, and photographs. Collectors of any type should be celebrated. They bring together the bits and pieces of our culture and give them coherence and meaning. These related exhibitions focus on two private North Carolina collections of American photography from […]

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Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South

September 6 - December 29
Gregg Museum of Art and Design, 1903 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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NC State’s Gregg Museum and Duke’s Power Plant Gallery have joined forces to show Southbound—Photographs of and about the New South, a joint mega-exhibition that seeks to reveal the South through the lenses of fifty-five contemporary photographers. Chosen by Mark Sloan and Mark Long of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in Charleston, SC, Southbound presents places and images they saw […]

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Ongoing

Ackland’s New Acquisitions of Islamic Art

September 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

The Ackland recently launched a major initiative to build its collection of art from the Islamic world. A small exhibition, presented in conjunction with “She Who Tells a Story,” will showcase seven recent purchases, including calligraphic manuscripts, textiles, metalwork and an architectural fragment all dating from the 8th century CE to the 17th century. There […]

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She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World

September 20 @ 10:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 South Columbia Street
Chapel HIll, NC 27514 United States
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"She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World" brings together the vital pioneering work of 12 leading artists, ranging in genre from portraiture to documentary: Jananne Al-Ani, Boushra Almutawakel, Gohar Dashti, Rana El Nemr, Lalla Essaydi, Shadi Ghadirian, Tanya Habjouqa, Rula Halawani, Nermine Hammam, Rania Matar, Shirin Neshat, and Newsha Tavakolian. During this critical time for Iran and the Arab world, […]

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Celluloids and Light Voids: Warren Hicks and Tama Hochbaum

October 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - January 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Raleigh Arts – Block Gallery and Block2 Video, 127 W. Hargett Street Suite 408
Raleigh, NC 27602 United States
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Artist Reception: December 6, 2019, 6 – 8 PM “In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” — Alfred Stieglitz Photography has long been a rapidly evolving medium with the introduction of new technologies, making it ever easier to capture an image. Very few artists continue to produce images […]

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