Tag Archives: contemporary art

CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE DAY EXAMINING WORKS BY SURLS, CABRERA, BONGÉ AND BULTMAN

To celebrate International Sculpture Day, we’re highlighting some of the great sculptures that are currently on view at the Ogden Museum! Me, Knife, Diamond and Flower This large-scale sculpture by Texas artist James Surls stands tall in front of the Museum to welcome visitors and passerbys. Surls’ sculpture combines elements of nature, simplified facial features,…

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Space in Between Exploring the Multi-media Sculptural Work of Margarita Cabrera

On view now at the Ogden Museum is Margarita Cabrera, presented by The Center for Southern Craft & Design. Margarita Cabrera creates sculptures made out of materials ranging from steel, copper, wood, ceramics and fabric focusing on social-political community issues including cultural identity, migration, violence, inclusivity, labor and empowerment. Combining contemporary art practices, indigenous Mexican folk art…

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Celebrating Women’s History Month The Work of MaPo Kinnord

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re focusing our attention on the amazing work of female artists featured throughout the O! This piece, for example, is a ceramic sculpture by local artist MaPo Kinnord. Kinnord is a sculptor and potter primarily, but she’s also an educator and woman dedicated to female empowerment. Her work is…

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On View Now Jack Niven's "Universal Mule"

Now on view in the stairwell leading to the fifth floor of the Ogden Museum of Southern art is Jack Niven’s Universal Mule, a piece from the Museum’s Permanent Collection. The Universal Mule was part of Niven’s 2008 project, American Beauty-South, and was situated on the side of the local London Lodge Motel on Airline…

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