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Small Wonders: The Donald C. and Ruth C. Smith Paperweight Collection
Small Wonders: The Donald C. and Ruth C. Smith Paperweight Collection @ Forsyth Galleries
Sep 8 2017 – Feb 14 2018 all-day
The 19th century was an era of rapid industrialization, which brought with it the evolution of decorative glass paperweights. These pieces exemplified the Victorian fondness for intricate handcrafted objects. Due to their small size, high quality, and relatively low cost, glass paperweights gained popularity as sentimental and charming gifts. Most of the 15,000 to 25,000[...]
Forsyth Favorites: Students Select
Forsyth Favorites: Students Select @ Forsyth Galleries
Oct 13 2017 – Feb 14 2018 all-day
This semester, students in “Elements of Creative Writing” (ENGL 235-500, Fall 2017) were asked to work on ekphrastics: literary works that take on visual art as their subjects and inspiration. Each student accepted this challenge and focused for a month on producing poems—and in some cases microfiction—to accompany 2D and 3D works of art in[...]
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Gods in the Western Midlands: The Immortal Achievements of Wedgwood, Woodall & Webb OPENS
Gods in the Western Midlands: The Immortal Achievements of Wedgwood, Woodall & Webb OPENS @ Forsyth Galleries
Feb 23 all-day
Gods in the Western Midlands: The Immortal Achievements of Wedgwood, Woodall & Webb OPENS @ Forsyth Galleries | College Station | Texas | United States
The exhibition, guest curated by TAMU Associate Professor of English Susan B. Egenolf, pairs works by 18th century potter Josiah Wedgwood with those of 19th century cameo glass artists Thomas and George Woodall who worked for the firm of Thomas Webb & Sons. These decorative artists worked in the British West Midlands some fifty miles[...]
Joseph Henry Sharp: Visions of the Past OPENS
Joseph Henry Sharp: Visions of the Past OPENS @ Forsyth Galleries
Feb 23 all-day
Joseph Henry Sharp: Visions of the Past OPENS @ Forsyth Galleries | College Station | Texas | United States
    Known for his use of rich color, light and emotionally evocative compositions, Joseph Henry Sharp produced works which froze in time moments in the lives of Native Americans in a wholly uncommon way. He painted traditional portraits, interior scenes, exterior tableau and landscapes; all of which are well represented in the Runyon Collection[...]
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