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Thursday, November 12, 2015

In Fort Smith: Portraits by Avery, Steichen, Rockwell, Close, Cezanne

Posted By on Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 10:44 AM

click to enlarge "Portrait of Alex Katz," by Chuck Close.
  • "Portrait of Alex Katz," by Chuck Close.

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum hosts a reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. tonight (Nov. 12) for the opening of "The Artist Revealed: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits." The show, from Syracuse University, features portraits of and by an amazing lineup of heavy-hitting American artists — Berenice Abbot, Ansel Adams, Milton Avery, Leonard Baskin, Winslow Homer, Alex Katz, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Edward Steichen, Norman Rockwell and Chuck Close — as well as legendary masters Paul Cezanne, Edouard Manet and Berthe Morisot and famed Swedish artist Anders Zorn.

Also at the museum:  “Patrick Angus: Paintings and Works on Paper,” work by the artist known as the “The Toulouse-Lautrec of Times Square.”

The Angus show runs through Dec. 6; the portrait show comes down Dec. 20.

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