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Triumph of Love at the Norton

The Norton Museum of Art has been given the rare opportunity to select works for an exhibition from the collection of Beth Rudin DeWoody, considered one of the world’s foremost collectors of contemporary art. The result is The Triumph of Love: Beth Rudin DeWoody Collects, on view from Feb. 8 through May 3, 2015. Cheryl Brutvan, Norton Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of Contemporary Art, calls DeWoody, “one of the most fascinating, adventurous, and passionate collectors of contemporary art.” The part-time West Palm Beach resident, who has been collecting since the 1970s, has amassed a collection of nearly 10,000 paintings, sculpture, works on paper, and photographs. She also has a reputation as one of the best-informed contemporary art collectors, according to Brutvan. Brutvan will interview DeWoody during a “Conversation with the Collector” at 3 p.m. on Feb. 8, the opening day of the exhibition.

DeWoody is a longtime supporter of the Norton, serving on its Photography Committee and funding the Museum’s biennial Rudin Prize for Emerging Photographers, which is named after her father, the late real estate developer Lewis Rudin. She also has donated art to the Norton’s permanent collection. With space the only limitation for the exhibition, The Triumph of Love, features approximately 200 works and is structured to reveal Rudin DeWoody’s enthusiasms and concentrations in her collection. Drawings and sculptures are well-represented strengths in her collecting. In fact, the exhibition title is based on a colorful, early drawing by Cy Twombly. (Because her exceptional photography collection alone numbers nearly 1,500 images, it will be the subject of an exhibition next season.)

Other artists represented in the exhibition include American Bruce Connor (1933- 2008), and Swiss artist Sylvie Fleury (b. 1961). Connor’s funky assemblage sculpture, Drum (1962), is one of 10 pieces in DeWoody’s collection by this influential California artist and represents her interest in recent historical movements and the physical character of some of her choices. It is in contrast to Fleury, another artist she has pursued in depth, acquiring 15 silver- and gold-plated sculptures by her. Fleury’s work is characterized by appropriating consumer culture through luxury goods as seen in the work Prada Boots (2003). Both pieces are in the exhibition. Other featured artists include: Nicole Eisenman, Karl Benjamin, David Wojnarowicz, Isamu Noguchi, and Jim Lambie, among many others.

 


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Lake Worth Warriors Football

WHAT:             Lake Worth Warriors Football

 

WHEN:             REGISTRATION: April, 2015 through June 30, 2015

                        SEASON STARTS August 1st, 2015

WHERE:           Osborne Community Center 1699 Wingfiled ST., MON-Friday 9AM – 5:00PM

 

WHO:               Players: Youth 5 – 14

COST: $130.00 Football & $95.00 Cheer

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National MS Society

Are you ready to hit the links? Join the National MS Society along with local celebrities for a riveting day of golf all for charity! Tee off at the CBM of America, Inc. MS Golf Tournament at Boca Lago Country Club. The tournament will be a team scramble format featuring great on-course contests and awesome team and individual prizes. As always, all players will receive a great player gift package along with all kinds of on-course sampling and food stations to keep the event going.

Guests will also enjoy a continental breakfast, lunch, beverages, commemorative team photos, cocktail reception, exciting live auction and awards dinner.

Date: Friday, May 8th, 2015

Registration/Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.

Shot Gun Start: 9:00 a.m.

Awards Banquet: 2:30 p.m.

Location: Boca Lago Country Club 8665 Juego Way Boca Raton, FL 33433


 

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National MS Society

Are you ready to hit the links? Join the National MS Society along with local celebrities for a riveting day of golf all for charity! Tee off at the CBM of America, Inc. MS Golf Tournament at Boca Lago Country Club. The tournament will be a team scramble format featuring great on-course contests and awesome team and individual prizes. As always, all players will receive a great player gift package along with all kinds of on-course sampling and food stations to keep the event going.

Guests will also enjoy a continental breakfast, lunch, beverages, commemorative team photos, cocktail reception, exciting live auction and awards dinner.

Date: Friday, May 8th, 2015

Registration/Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.

Shot Gun Start: 9:00 a.m.

Awards Banquet: 2:30 p.m.

Location: Boca Lago Country Club 8665 Juego Way Boca Raton, FL 33433


 

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West Palm Beach GreenMarket

 

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is the place to shop the freshest local produce, plants, baked goods and more! With more than seventy vendors on the scenic West Palm Beach Waterfront every Saturday from 9a-1p.  

Plus, there’s a new shaded waterfront oasis featuring live tropical music and bottomless mimosas for just ten dollars! Kids will love the new activities just for them!

Free parking during market hours in Banyan and Evernia garages. Powered by Schumacher Automotive, Tenet Health, Keurig, Palm Beach Daily News & Sunny107.9 & 103.1 WIRK!

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West Palm Beach GreenMarket

 

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is the place to shop the freshest local produce, plants, baked goods and more! With more than seventy vendors on the scenic West Palm Beach Waterfront every Saturday from 9a-1p.  

Plus, there’s a new shaded waterfront oasis featuring live tropical music and bottomless mimosas for just ten dollars! Kids will love the new activities just for them!

Free parking during market hours in Banyan and Evernia garages. Powered by Schumacher Automotive, Tenet Health, Keurig, Palm Beach Daily News & Sunny107.9 & 103.1 WIRK!

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West Palm Beach GreenMarket

 

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is the place to shop the freshest local produce, plants, baked goods and more! With more than seventy vendors on the scenic West Palm Beach Waterfront every Saturday from 9a-1p.  

Plus, there’s a new shaded waterfront oasis featuring live tropical music and bottomless mimosas for just ten dollars! Kids will love the new activities just for them!

Free parking during market hours in Banyan and Evernia garages. Powered by Schumacher Automotive, Tenet Health, Keurig, Palm Beach Daily News & Sunny107.9 & 103.1 WIRK!

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West Palm Beach GreenMarket

 

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is the place to shop the freshest local produce, plants, baked goods and more! With more than seventy vendors on the scenic West Palm Beach Waterfront every Saturday from 9a-1p.  

Plus, there’s a new shaded waterfront oasis featuring live tropical music and bottomless mimosas for just ten dollars! Kids will love the new activities just for them!

Free parking during market hours in Banyan and Evernia garages. Powered by Schumacher Automotive, Tenet Health, Keurig, Palm Beach Daily News & Sunny107.9 & 103.1 WIRK!

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Norton announces 2014 - 2015 Special Exhibition schedule

The Norton Museum of Art announces a new  season of exciting special exhibitions that encompasses the breadth of the art world.A spectacular print exhibition spanning 500 years from Dürerto Picasso; an exhibition of British landscape paintings, including work by Gainsborough, Constable, and Monet; a century of groundbreaking fashion photography from the archives of Condé  Nast;  High Tea, an exhibition examining how that ritual globally influenced art and culture are all on the Norton’s calendar.  

 

The season also includes the fourth Recognition of Art by Women (RAW) exhibition, featuring the first solo exhibition of the work of Swedish sculptor Klara Kristalova outside of Sweden, and the second exhibition in the biennial, international Rudin Prize for Emerging Photographers, featuring four up-and-coming artists working on the leading edge of the art form.  The Rudin name shows up again in the exhibition, The Triumph of Love: Beth Rudin DeWoody Collects, showcasing highlights from DeWoody’s esteemed collection of contemporary art. The season culminates with the Norton-originated exhibition, Imaging Eden: Photographers Discover the Everglades, featuring the work of four international photographers and how they see one of the world’s great natural resources.   

 

For the fourth consecutive year, the Museum re-opens (after a two-week closing in September) with another new, dramatic lobby installation, this one by British artist Terry Haggerty.                                                

        

The special exhibition schedule is as follows:

 

New Lobby Installation by Terry Haggerty                                                                Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 – Sept. 2015

The fourth site specific artwork for the Norton Museum lobby is being created by Terry Haggerty (b.1970, British).  Working in the tradition of geometric abstraction, Haggerty’s vocabulary for his paintings and large installation for both private and public institutions emphasizes a restricted palette, creating a sense of depth through lines in a single color of varying widths in a repeated pattern.  Haggerty is composing a work inspired by the unusual dimensions of the Norton Museum Lobby, expanding far beyond the north wall. This is the fourth site specific installation generously supported by Vanessa and Anthony Beyer as part of their commitment to Contemporary Art at the Norton.

The Rudin Prize for Emerging Photographers                                                                               Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 - Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015

Every other year, the Norton invites a panel of world-renowned artists to nominate emerging photographers whose work is on the leading edge of contemporary art and photography, but have not yet had a solo exhibition at a museum. The nominees share an exhibition. A separate panel of judges awards one of them the $20,000 Rudin Prize, named for the late New York City real estate developer Lewis Rudin.  This year’s nominators are: Thomas Demand (Germany), Adi Nes (Israel), Luis Gonzalez Palma (Guatemala), and Deborah Willis (USA). They respectively nominated: Miriam Böhm from Manheim, Germany; Rami Maymon from Tel Aviv; Renato Osoy from Guatemala City; and West African-born Delphine Fawundu from New York.

 

Master Prints: Dürer to Matisse 

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 – Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

This exhibition showcases more than 40 astonishing works on paper including woodcuts, etchings, engravings, aquatints, and lithographs that span a period of five hundred years. Works by old masters such as Dürer, Rembrandt, Goya, and Canaletto, will be displayed alongside those of modern masters such as Degas, Matisse, Picasso, and Cezanne.  The exhibition will be accompanied by a video demonstrating printmaking processes and texts describing the role prints held in society before the advent of photography. 

 

Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast                                  Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 – Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

Incorporating some 150 images created by 80 of the world’s most renowned fashion photographers, the exhibition showcasesnearly 100 years of fashion imagery from the venerable publishing group’s titles, including Vogue, Glamour, and W.  The exhibition features a selection of the work of Baron Adolph de Meyer, widely considered the first fashion photographer. In 1913, Condé Nast hired him in New York as a full-time photographer for Vogue, then Vanity Fair. Illustrating how fashion photography has evolved since de Meyer’s days, both in terms of subject matter and technique, the exhibition presents the work of Edward Steichen, Irving Penn, William Klein, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh, Steven Meisel, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, and Miles Aldridge, among others. This Exhibition has been organized by the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, Minneapolis/ Paris/ Lausanne.

 

Klara Kristalova: Turning into Stone                                            

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2015 – Sunday, March 29, 2015                                                                  

Porcelain and stoneware sculpture and drawings by the Sweden based artist Klara Kristalova (b. 1967, Czechoslovakia) comprise the fourth Recognition of Art by Women (RAW) exhibition, a series dedicated to supporting women artists through the generosity of the Leonard and SophieDavis/ ML Dauray Arts Initiative. Hovering between fiction and reality, Kristalova gives form to abstract ideas evolving from memories and observations of the human condition.  Her expressive characters are both seductive and disarming reflecting the poignant and sometimes harsh events that make up our lives.  This will be the first solo museum exhibition of her work outside of Sweden.

 

Pastures Green: The British Passion for Landscape                  

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 – Sunday, April 5, 2015

Drawn from the remarkable collections of the National Museum Wales, the exhibition includes approximately 65 works by renowned artists such as Claude Lorrain, Salvador Rosa, Thomas Gainsborough, Joseph Wright of Derby, JMW Turner, John Constable, Claude Monet, Alfred Sisley, Augustus John, Graham Sutherland, John Piper, and Richard Long. Audiences will be afforded a rare opportunity to follow the rise of landscape painting in Britain as the exhibition tells a story that runs from the Industrial Revolution through the eras of Romanticism, Impressionism, and Modernism, to the Postmodern and Post-Industrial imagery of today.  The exhibition also will offer new insights into the cultural history of Britain and the history of art generally. This exhibition is organized by the American Federation of Arts and National Museum Wales. In-kind support is provided by Barbara and Richard S. Lane.

 

The Triumph of Love: Beth Rudin DeWoody Collects

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2014 – Sunday, May 3, 2015                                                                      

The distinguished and distinctive art collection of New York and West Palm Beach resident and generous patron of the arts, Beth Rudin DeWoody, will be celebrated at the Norton Museum in spring 2015.  Well known internationally for her knowledgeable choices and awareness of the new and emerging genres of art and artists her passion for collecting has never subsided since acquiring her first drawing in the 1960s. With a collection that is still very much in progress, this exhibition will reflect areas of emphasis over the four decades she has been seriously engaged in looking at art. It will also reveal her connoisseurship and openness to new ideas.

 

High Tea: Glorious Manifestations East and West                                             Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 – Sunday, May 24, 2015

High Tea: Glorious Manifestations - East and West spans a period of about 1,200 years from the 800s to the 1930s, with 125 objects to focus on the fine art of tea in eight key cultures worldwide- China, Korea, Japan, Germany, France, Russia, England and America. In these cultures, great works of art were created for members of high society, particularly the ruling elite and influential tea connoisseurs. Throughout time and regardless of place, tea gatherings in high society stand as efforts on the part of the host or hostess to create a memorable experience underscoring some aspect of their erudition.

Imaging Eden: Photographers Discover the Everglades                                               Thursday, March 19, 2015 – Sunday, July 12, 2015                                                                                                                                 

Photography has played an important role in the construction of the myth and reality of the Everglades. Imaging Eden presents an overview of the medium’s historic complicity as silent witness, pre-meditated booster, and passionate advocate of this unique environment, and also showcases commissioned work by four international contemporary artists, including Simon Norfolk (Nigeria), Jungjin Lee (Korea), Bert Tuenissen (the Netherlands) and Jim Goldberg (USA), whose practice is photo-based. Each artist had been asked to respond to and expand beyond the physical, ideological, and aesthetic boundaries of the Everglades in their own, unique way. The exhibition will provide fertile ground for future conversations about one of the most unique, contested, and vital landscapes on the planet.

About the Norton Museum

Since its founding in 1941 by Chicago industrialist Ralph Norton, the Norton Museum of Art has evolved to become one of Florida's most significant cultural institutions. The Norton is recognized for its distinguished holdings in American, European, and Chinese art, and a continually expanding presence for Photography, and Contemporary art.  Its masterpieces of 19th century and 20th century European painting and sculpture include works by Brancusi, Gauguin, Matisse, and Picasso, and American works by Stuart Davis, Hopper, O'Keeffe, Pollock, and Sheeler.

The Norton presents special exhibitions, lectures, tours, and programs for adults and children throughout the year.  In 2011, the Norton launched RAW (Recognition of Art by Women).  Funded by the Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund/ML Dauray Arts Initiative the Raw grant will allow the Norton to organize one special exhibition annually through 2016, featuring the work of a female painter or sculptor.  In 2012, the Norton established the biennial international Rudin Prize for Emerging Photographers. 

The Norton is located at 1451 S. Olive Ave. in West Palm Beach, FL., and  is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Closed on Mondays and major Holidays). General admission is $12 for adults, $5 for students with a valid ID, and free for Members and children ages 12 and under.  Special group rates are available. West Palm Beach residents receive free admission every Saturday with proof of residency. Palm Beach County residents receive free admission the first Saturday of each month with proof of residency.

 For additional information, please call (561) 832-5196, or visit www.norton

 


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