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Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College

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June 2019

Inside the Masters’ Studios: Richard Haas Dioramas

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until June 1, 2019

Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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Although best known as a master of trompe l’oeil, illusionistic painting, Richard Haas, a Wisconsin-born painter who now resides in New York City, also began creating diorama boxes in the 1960s as a means of exploring in intimate, three-dimensional scale the inner worlds of the great masters of art history.  An unusually personal show, Inside the Masters’ Studios: Richard Haas Dioramas presents each Museum visitor with his or her own individualized viewing experience.  Haas’ meticulously rendered and deeply-researched dioramas re-imagine the famed…

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August 2019

Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism through the French Lens

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 12, 2019

Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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This extraordinary exhibition, drawn entirely from the collection of the Reading Public Museum, explores the path to Impressionism through the nineteenth century, and the complex relationship between French Impressionism of the 1870s and 80s, and the American interpretation of the style in the decades that followed. Paintings and works on paper help tell the story of the new style of painting which developed at the end of the nineteenth century—one that emphasized light and atmospheric conditions, rapid or loose brushstrokes,…

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