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February
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1998
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Medical Illustration: Pierpont Commons Atrium Gallery, 1201 Bonisteel Blvd., N. Campus. Exhibition of works by students of U-M's Medical Illustration Program (thru 6 Fri). 764-7544 Connie Lucus: A2 Art Center Exhibitions on Location Mich. Heart & Vascular Inst., St Joseph Hosp. Watercolors and gouaches (thru 6 Fri). 9948004 "His Work My Work": Detroit Focus Satellite Exhibition 10 am-9 pm M-F, Johanson Charles Gallery, 1345 División (Eastern Market), Detroit. Works by Peter Dunn and Nicolás van Krijdt (thru 7 Sat). 313-567-8638 "Speaking Volumes nForms":A2 Art Center Gallery 1 1 7 W. Liberty. Ceramics by John and Susanne Stephenson (thru 8 Sun). 994-8004 Steve Shellenberger: A2 Art Center Exhibitions on Location Oasis Gardens, 2301 S. State. Woodcuts (thru 13 Fri). 994-8004 Louie Long & Jack Kenny: The Fourth Avenue Gallery 7-1 1 pm Fri & Sat, 37 pm Sun, 21 0 S. Fourth Ave. Paintings and photographs (thru 28 Sat). 8888344-ART Simone OeSousa: A2 Art Center Exhibitions on Location Espresso Royale Caffe, 214 S. Main (thru Mar. 4). 9948004 Susan Crawley: A2 Art Center Exhibitions on Location Espresso Royale Caffe, 640 Packard. Watercolors focusing on technology (thru Mar. 5). 994-8004 Gifts of Art: U-M Hospitals Art on exhibitandforsale (thru Mar. 5): Mixed media byClarissa Johnson, Univ. Hosp. Lobby, Floor 1 ; Paintings by Mireille B. Ripley, Taubman Lobby, Nonh, Floor 1 ; Af rican Sculpture collection of Dudley Moore, Taubman Lobby, North, Floor 1; Ann Arbor Public Schools student works, Taubman Lobby, South, Floor 1 ; Photography by Sherry Hayne , Univ. Hosp. Main Corridor, West, Floor 2; Ceramics by Ed Gray, Cáncer Ctr. & Geriatrics Ctr, Main Lobby, Floor B2; Paintings by Gladys Shirley, Cáncer Ctr. & Geriatrics Ctr., Lobby, Floor 1. 936-ARTS Cheryl Rice: A2 Art Center Exhibitions on Location Amer's Cafe, 31 2 S. State. Polaroid transfers (thru Mar. 9). 9948004 Sam Nadon-Nichols: A2 Art Center Exhibitions on Location Afundi's Cafe, 304 S. Ashley. Topographical landscapes (thru Mar. 10). 994-8004 Ann Wisnom: A2 Art Center Exhibitions on Location Espresso Royale Caffe, 324 S. State. Monotypes and prints (thru Mar. 11). 994-8004 "Monet at Vétheuil-The Turning Point": U-M Museum of Art 525 S. State. Exhibition of 12 paintings by Claude Monet f rom the yearsi 878-1 881 when he lived with his family in the riverside town of Vétheuil, west of Paris (thru Mar. 15). Admission: $6$3 U-M staff & faculty (free to U-M students and children under 1 2). 764-0395 Robert Colarossi: A2 Art Center Exhibitions on Location Workbench, 410 N. Fourth Ave. "Provocative, subliminally surreal paintings" (thru Mar. 1 6). 994-8004 " Dust-Shaped Photographs of African-American Men": U-M Museum of Art 525 S. State. Exhibition of 15 photographs byformer news photographer Don Camp. Part of UMMA's observance of Martin Luther King Day (thruApr. 19). 764-0395 1 SUNDAY First Sundays Free: ArtVentures noon5 pm, A2 Art Center, 117 W. Liberty. Monthly drop-in art activity centered around a cultural theme. Feb. features the art of Korea with hands-on art projects. ArtVentures is also open Fr 1-6 pm, and Sat 10 am-6 pm. Cost when accompanied bya parent, includng materials and nstruclions, is $4. Drop-off cost (ages 5 and up) s $6 hour (2-hour time limit). 994-8004 Sunday Tour: U-M Museum of Art 2-3 pm, meet at info. desk. Docent-led. Program: "MonetatVétheuN-The Turning Point." Cali for ticket info. and expanded tour schedule. 764-0395 Reception-" New Paintings": Clare Spitier Works of Art 3-6 pm, 2007 Pauline Ct. Opening of exhibition of abstract paintings by Marilyn McDonald (thru Maren 24). 662-8914 2 MONDAY Ed Stopke - "Prelude to Sculpture": A2 District Library 343 S. 5th Ave., Multi-Purpose Room. Three-dimensional collages f rom f ound objects (thru 28 Sat). 327-4510 African-American Dolls: A2 District Library 343 S. 5th Ave., Youth Dept. In celebration of African-American History Month (thru 28 Sat). 327-4510 3 TUESDAY "Pursuing a Reflective Image": The Michigan Guild Gallery M-F, 9 am-5 pm, 1 1 8 N. Fourth Ave. Show of works by members of the A2 Art Teachers & Alumni Assoc. (thru Mar. 1 ). 662-3382 4 WEDNESDAY ArtVideo: U-M Museum of Art 12:10 pm, 530 S. State, Media Room. Program: "Portrait of American Impressionism." 764-0395 5 THURSDAY ArtVideo: U-M Museum of Art 7:30 pm (see 4 Wed) "The Choreography of Geography": U-M Museum of Art 8 pm, Power Center. Featuring "North of Here," a new dance composition by Jessica Fogel inspired by the Monet exhibitat UMMA. Cali for ticket info. 764-0450 6 FRIDAY Mary Sue Compton: A2 Art Center Exhibitions on Location Mich. Heart & Vascular Inst., St Joseph Hosp. Watercolors of the Italian countryside (thru March 27). 994-8004 Opening Reception - " Pursuing a Reflective Image": The Michigan Guild Gallery 7-9 pm (see 3 Tue) 7 SATURDAY "Monet and the Cultural and Social Milieu of Impressionism": U-M Museum of Art 9 am-4:30 pm, Angelí Hall, Aud. A. Symposium in conjunction with the Monet exhibit at UMMA. Reception at the Museum to follow. 764-0395 " A Taste of Monet": U-M Museum of Art 7 pm, Mich. League, Hussey Room. Dinnertheaterpresentation in conjunction with the Monet exhibit at UMMA, $40. Reservations 647-7463 Alter Hours: Guild House 10 pm-midnight, 802 Monroe. Art reception, open mie, a live interview with an arts performer and SongCause, $5sliding scale. 662-5189 8 SUNDAY Sunday Tour: U-M Museum of Art 2-3 pm (see 1 Sun) "A Taste of Monet": U-M Museum of Art 6 pm (see 7 Sat) 9 MONDAY 0 rganization of African-American Students in Architecture & Urban Planning Exhibition: Pierpont Commons Atrium Gallery, 1201 Bonisteel Blvd., N. Campus. Exhibition of renderings and models in conjunction with "The Environmental Semester, Rethinking the Relationship" (thru 25 Wed). 7647544 11 WEDNESDAY ArtVideo: U-M Museum of Art 12:10 pm, 530 S. State, Media Room. Program: "China: The Great Cultural Mix." 764-0395 12 THURSDAY " Exquisite Corpse": A2 Art Center Exhibition Gallery 1 1 7 W. Liberty. Groups of artists {rom U-M, EMU, the Center for Creative Studies, Cranbrook as well as established independent professional artists will display "exquisite corpses" for silent auction to benefit the A2 Art Center (thru Mar. 15). An "exquisite corpse" is made when three to four artists each draw a different part of a single body (not knowing what the others have drawn). The "game" was invented by the Surrealists in the earty 1900s and played in the informal atmosphere of parfors and Parisian cafes. Free "Equisite Corpse" kits are available f ram the Espresso Royale Caffés on Main St. and Packard beginning Feb. 1 . (see also related events in this Calendar). 994-8004 ArtVideo 7:30 pm (see 1 1 Wed) 14 SATURDAY "Ad ventures in Collecting Folk Art": New Art LeagueU-M Museum of Art 11 am, UMMA, 530 S. State, Media Room. With Harriet and Daniel Fusfeld, collectors of outsider and folk art . 764-0395 After Hours: Guild House 10 pm-midnight (see 7 Sat) 15 SUNDAY "Exquisite Corpse" Event: A2 Art Center 2 pm, Espresso Royale Caffe, 214 S. Main St. Learn about the mixed media game originally played by Surrealist artists (see 1 2 Thu). With art instructor Julie Edwards. 994-8004 Sunday Tour U-M Museum of Art 2-3 pm (see 1 Sun) 18 WEDNESDAY ArtVideo: U-M Museum of Art 12:1 0 pm, 530 S. State, Media Room. Program: "Landscape Pleasure," a video about Frenen landscape painters. 764-0395 Artist's Way Café: A2 Art Center 7-9 pm, Jewelry Studio, 220 Felch St. Drop-in gathering for creative people based on Julia Cameron's book, The Artisf s Way," $7. Helen 665-0409 "The Exquisite Corpse in Context": A2 Art Center Gallery Lecture Series 7 pm, 1 1 7 W. Liberty. With Richard Rubenfeld, EMU Prof. of Art History. Discussion of the broader issues of Su rrealism and the "Exquisite Corpse" (see 12 Thu). 9948004 19 THURSDAY Art Video: A2 District Library 7 pm, 343 S. 5th Ave, Multi-Purpose Room. Showing of "Stories of Illumination and Growth - John Biggers' Hampton Murals," which features the prominent African-American artist. 327-4510 ArtVideo 7:30 pm (see 18 Wed) After Hours: Guild House 10 pm-midnight (see 7 Sat) 21 SATURDAY "Exquisite Corpse" Workshop for Families: A2 Art Center 1-4 pm, 117 W. Liberty. Play the fun, mixed media game originally played by Surrealistartists (see 12 Thu). All materials provided, $5person. Registration required. 994-8004 22 SUNDAY "Surrealism in Literatura": A2 Art Center "Exquisite Corpse" Exhibition 1 pm, Borders Books, 61 2 E. Liberty. With U-M English Prof. Enoch Brater (see 12 Thu). 994-8004 Sunday Tour: U-M Museum of Art 2-3 pm (see 1 Sun) 23 MONDA Y Anne Breiholz & Lynn Grammatico: Pierpont Commons Galle ry Wall, 1201 Bonisteel Blvd., N. Campus. Landscapes, window boxes and floráis (thru Mar. 1 3). 764-7544 25 WEDNESDAY ArtVideo: U-M Museum of Art 12:1 0 pm, 530 S. State, Media Room. Program: "Berthe Morisot: The Forgotten Impressionist." 764-0395 26 THURSDAY "Dissecting the Exquisite Corpse": A2 Art Center Gallery Lectura Series 7 pm, 1 1 7 W. Liberty. With a local Prof. of Art History. Discussion of Surrealism and its present day incarnations (see 12 Thu). 994-8004 ArtVideo 7:30 pm (see 25 Wed) 28 SATURDAY After Hours: Guild House 10 pm-midnight (see 7 Sat)

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