Month: March 2022
Terence Netter: Visions and Revisions Revisited
May 5 – July 31, 2022
Terence Netter (1929-2018) met Lee Krasner in 1964, when, as an MFA student at George Washington University, he visited her home and studio in Springs. At the time he was a member of the Jesuit Order, and was profiled in The New York Times as “A Priest Who Paints.” After leaving the priesthood to marry, Netter served on the faculty at Santa Clara University and Choate-Rosemary Hall, and in 1979 became the founding director of the Stony Brook University Fine Arts Center. It was through his friendship with Krasner that the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center was deeded to the Stony Brook Foundation.
in 1997 Netter’s work was featured at Stony Brook University Art Gallery in an exhibition titled “Visions and Revisions.” Inspired by that show, this selection of his paintings illustrates his penchant for revising earlier work, a signature practice of Krasner’s. Whether or not her approach influenced him, the two artists shared a devotion to the creative life not unlike taking holy vows.
– Exhibition details can be found here
– Digital brochure can be found here
– New York Times “The Spiritual Exercises” Documentary can be found here
– 27east.com review can be read online here
The AXA Art Prize is pleased to introduce Regional Juror, Margaret Morrison from the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia where she is a professor and chair of the Painting and Drawing program. Margaret Morrison received her MFA from the University of Utah in 1988. She has exhibited in museums and institutions around the world such as the Museum of Contemporary Art in Atlanta; the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens, Georgia; the Maria V. Howard Art Museum in Rocky Mount, North Carolina; the Rockefeller Museum and Art Center in New York; the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts in Birmingham, Alabama; and the Arts in Embassies Program in Tel Aviv. Morrison has been featured in the New York Times, ARTnews, Art & Antiques, M Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Florida Design, Juxtapoz, Aesthetica Magazine International, Pinch Magazine, Agave Magazine, WideWalls and the Georgia Review, to name a few. In November 13, 2019, Morrison’s painting, Keramikos was featured in the New York Times Style Magazine article, I’ll Have What She’s Having,” by Priya Krishna. Morrison has been represented by Woodward Gallery since 1995 and her work can be found in many public and private collections around the world.