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Fashioning the 70s

Yves Saint Laurent + Halston

Fashioning the ’70s

Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the ’70s offers a unique perspective on two of the best-known fashion designers in modern history who defined the sexy and glamorous looks of the 1970s. The approximately 80 ensembles and 20 accessories — drawn from The Museum at FIT’s extensive collection of pieces from both designers — reflect the social, economic and political realities of their creators and the world at large. November 7, 2015 – March 6, 2016

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Dressed and Undressed

Dressed and Undressed

Selections from the Permanent Collection

Including work by American and Mexican artists from The Baker Museum’s permanent collection, Dressed and Undressed presents 20th century representations of the female form as well as the clothing, shoes and accessories that adorn it. This exhibition includes paintings, drawings and prints that celebrate the art of fashion and the diverse ways to represent female beauty. A complement to Yves Saint Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the ‘70s, this exhibition features a variety of pictorial styles. The selection invites the viewer to identify the correspondences between the exquisite designs by Saint-Laurent and Halston displayed in the main gallery and the fascinating works on view here. November 7, 2015 – March 6, 2016

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Paco Pomet

Paco Pomet

Paco Pomet is a contemporary artist from Spain who uses oil on canvas to paint familiar scenes and iconic gestures based on historical photographs and landscapes. With an overall monochrome effect, including bursts of unexpected bright colors, his art is original, quirky and always created with an underlying wit. November 25, 2015 – March 30, 2016

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Florida Contemporary

Florida Contemporary

2016 Exhibition

This multimedia art exhibition showcases artists currently practicing in the Sunshine State whose work addresses a vast range of themes. From realism to abstraction and everything in between, this survey features selected works by local photographers, painters, sculptors and graphic artists who have spent a lifetime at their craft, alongside an exciting array of new artists. January 27 – April 20, 2016

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Ewa Tarsia

Ewa Tarsia

PaintingForest and ForestDot

In her most recent installation, which incorporates organic and man-made materials, multimedia artist Ewa Tarsia addresses our relationship to the environment and invites us to reflect on our civic duties to care for it. Tarsia’s installation ForestDot consists of several spherical grass structures placed in strategic locations on the Artis—Naples campus. In PaintingForest, an accompanying selection of paintings by Tarsia, she emphasizes the importance of preserving the beauty and complexity of nature. November 14, 2015 – April 20, 2016

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Dawns Forest

Dawn's Forest

The Sculpture of Louise Nevelson

One of the towering figures of 20th century American art, Louise Nevelson was known for her tightly woven compositions created often from scraps of wood and unified by monochromatic themes, mostly black and white. Dawn’s Forest is Nevelson’s largest work and incorporates pieces she created as early as the 1970s. The work, which weighs more than three tons and is nearly 25 feet tall at its highest point, will be arranged in segments throughout the Artis—Naples campus.
September 5, 2015 – July 24, 2016

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Upcoming Exhibitions


Naples Collects

Naples Collects

This eclectic exhibition brings together examples of high-quality art owned by local collectors from some of the best-known American artists of the 20th century, works by masters of European art and contemporary artists. Naples Collects is a one of-a-kind opportunity to share with our patrons and supporters the stories of area collectors who have devoted years to amassing collections that speak to their tastes, interests and passions. February 14 – June 19, 2016

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New Acquisitions: In Context

From the Collection of Paul and Charlotte Corddry

This exhibition presents the acquisition of more than 50 works from the collection of Paul and Charlotte Corddry. This generous gift expands significantly the museum’s collection and celebrates the vitality of the institution’s collecting mission. Including modern and contemporary artists, the remarkable selection is presented alongside iconic works from the museum’s permanent collection. Among the artists represented in the exhibition are, Roy Lichtenstein, Marilyn Minter, Robert Motherwell, Pablo Picasso, James Rosenquist, John Wesley, Helen Frankenthaler and Hans Hofmann. March 26 – July 31, 2016


8th Annual Student Exhibition

The 8th Annual Student Exhibition includes approximately 600 works by Collier County public and private school students, grades pre-K through 12. A diverse array of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, textiles and photography, will be displayed. Opens May 2016


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