Tag Archives: William Christenberry

O-riginal Art Activities: Paper Sculpture House Inspired by William Christenberry

One component of Willliam Christenberry’s work is his architectural structures that often accompany  the photographs of the same building taken over a period of time. In this O-riginal Art Activity recreate one of these sculptures. Construct Christenberry’s iconic Ghost Form. Perhaps no other artist in the American South engaged more deeply and consistently with the…

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Preview the O What A Night! Gala Silent and Live Auction Items Support the South and Add to your Collection

The O What a Night! Gala is right around the corner, but you don’t have to wait until October 19 to get a sneak peek of the event’s silent and live auction items. You can preview all the items up for bid here. Live Auction Aron Belka New Orleans-based artist Aron Belka is best known…

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Happy Birthday William Christenberry! Celebrating the Life of a Renowned Southern Artist

Born on November 5, 1936 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, William Christenberry began his artistic career with the painting of large abstract expressionist paintings before exploring different mediums such as painting, drawing, photography and sculpture. Ghost Form, a sculptural work by Christenberry in the Ogden Museum’s Permanent Collection, was created in 1994 and is composed of balsa…

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The Heron and the House Join the Ogden Museum Collection

The Ogden Museum is excited to announce the latest additions to the Museum’s Permanent Collection: Cheryl Medow’s Tri-Colored Heron and a Skimmer and William Christenberry’s Dream House (Gold). Cheryl Medow, Tri-Colored Heron and a Skimmer, 2017, Gift of Erin Frankenheimer in Memory of Her Mother, Leslie Frankenheimer Tri-Colored Heron and a Skimmer showcases Medow’s photographic practices. Medow,…

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