Virginia Dudley and American Modernism


'Virginia Dudley and American Modernism' | Zuckerman Museum of Art

July 1 - August 2, 2014
Fine Arts Gallery, Joe Mack Wilson Building

Reception: Saturday, July 26 | 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Virginia Dudley exemplified nearly every major trend in American modernism for almost forty years. On view at the Kennesaw State University Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art from July 1 through August 2, 2014, “Virginia Dudley and American Modernism” will explore the life and accomplishments of this 20th-century iconic artist.

"Virginia Dudley and American Modernism" the first major exhibition to include every phase of the late Virginia Dudley’s career, including her time as a student at the Art Students League in New York and as a documentarian and United States Air Force arts and crafts director in South Korea. The ZMA at Kennesaw State University will display eighteen of Dudley’s works in photography, painting, printmaking, welded sculpture, and a large assortment of her well-known forays into jewelry and enameling.

The show includes Sea Birds, a major enamel work by Dudley in the collection of the Georgia Museum of Art that has not been seen publicly for many years.

Press + Reviews
Art Daily: Zuckerman Museum of Art exhibits range of work by American modernist Virginia Dudley

Image: Virginia Dudley. Bracelet, c. 1950-7. Enamel on copper; L. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm). Collection of Patricia A. Collier, Rising Fawn, Georgia.

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