The Value of Long-Form Journalism in Contemporary Art

Art Center Sarasota, in partnership with The Hermitage Artist Retreat, presents a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Ann Albritton, panelists include Chris Jones and Michael Wyshock.

January 18, 2017 (6:30 PM)
Art Center Sarasota

Art Center Sarasota, in partnership with The Hermitage Artist Retreat, presents “The Value of Long-Form Journalism in Contemporary Art,” a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Ann Albritton, professor of contemporary art history at Ringling College of Art and Design. Panelists include the artist Michael Adno; Chris Jones, curator of works on paper at The Ringling; and Michael Wyshock, an artist and professor of fine arts at Ringling College.

This event is free and open to the public. An advanced reservervation is required. Email sarah@artsarasota.org to reserve a seat now (seating is limited).

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Lisa Berger, the center’s executive director, says that Michael Adno’s current exhibit at Art Center Sarasota, “Cracker Politics, The Limit of Colonial Knowledge,” will serve as a focal point for the discussion. In his recent work, Adno studies the blurry lines between history and politics and actual experiences. His work involves working with historians, researchers, and local community members over long periods of time.

“The discussion will draw on my exhibition as a departure point to ruminate on the role of long-form journalism and art practices of the 21st century in an increasingly vitriolic political climate where we are seeing diminishing opportunities for those forms of reportage, a backlash against succinct reporting, and a frightening distrust in facts,” says Adno.

Berger adds that Adno asks viewers to explore the role sensationalist journalism plays in our perception of reality. “Is long-form journalism an endangered species? The discussion will address the role artists and writers serve in contemporary culture.”

Michael Adno is a Brooklyn-based artist and writer. He is a 2015 Ringling Towers grant recipient, a Fellow at The Hermitage Artist Retreat and a 2017 nominee for the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship.

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Now and Then, Clayton Galleries, 25 Years

March 23 – May 29, 2012
The show will include early and current work by gallery artists highlighting their artistic evolution. A variety of media will be showcased including oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, as well as, mixed media works on paper, photography, and sculpture.

March 23 – May 29, 2012
Clayton Gallery, Tampa FL

Celebrating its 25th anniversary featuring gallery artists and honors their talent and collaboration with the gallery these many years. Opening reception on Friday, March 23rd, from 7pm-9pm, which is free and open to the public.

The show will include early and current work by gallery artists highlighting their artistic evolution. A variety of media will be showcased including oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, as well as, mixed media, works on paper, photography, and sculpture.

Clayton Gallery
Kate Norris, "Untitled, yellow, 2011, 16"x20", oil on panel

The participating artists are: David Adix, Donne Biner, Peter Brown, Jeanne Cameron, Robin Cody, Dolores Coe, Lynn Davison, Virginia Derryberry, Benjamin Dimmitt, Billie Hightower, Cassandra James, Lennie Kesl, Carl Knickerbocker, Jeffrey Kronsnoble, Peter Kuentzel, Karen Tucker Kuykendall, Lynn Manos, Bruce Marsh, Kate Norris, Yoko Nogami, George Pappas, Stacy Rosende, Claudia Ryan, Craig Rubadoux, Roberta Schofield, Joyce Ely-Walker, Linda Wesner, and Kathy Wright.

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10am – 5pm, and Satruday 11am – 4pm. For information please call 813.831.3757

The New York School: Selections from The Gollay Collection

September 17 – November 27, 2011
This exhibition presents approximately 35 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the fascinating collection of Benjamin Gollay.

September 17 – November 27, 2011
Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, Florida

This exhibition presents approximately 35 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the fascinating collection of Benjamin Gollay. Works by Robert Motherwell and Willem de Kooning are standouts. De Kooning’s Woman is inscribed “To Ben and Jean from Bill.” Among the other artists represented are Norman Bluhm, Robert de Niro Sr. (the Oscar-winning actor’s father), Michael Goldberg, and Milton Resnick.

Michael Goldberg, American (1924–2007) The New Dump, 1964 Mixed media with collage on canvas On loan by Jean Gollay from the Benjamin Gollay Collection

We are deeply grateful to Mr. Gollay’s widow, Jean, and his daughter, Elinor, for making this exhibition possible.”

Robert Motherwell, American (1915–1991) Untitled (Monogram), 1959 Acrylic on paper On loan by Jean Gollay from the Benjamin Gollay Collection Art © Dedalus Foundation, Inc./Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY