This panel discussion will celebrate the collaborative spirit and tradition of communal production, exhibition and distribution that are synonymous with Canyon Cinema.
For the exhibition Atmosphere for Enjoyment: Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound, the Museum of Arts and Design commissioned John Brien of Important Records (IMPREC) to create a four-channel algorithmic continuous loop from Harry Bertoia’s archive of sonambient recordings.
Discover the art and design made at MAD with the residents of the Artist Studios Program. Join outgoing artists as they discuss their work in a Pecha Kucha style presentation in the Theater at MAD.
Between the early 1950s and 1968, Peter Voulkos reshaped expectations around the ceramic medium, and created a varied body of work both in abstract and pottery forms. Today, this work seems more relevant than ever, as artists increasingly turn to ceramics for its expressive possibilities.
Exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Crafts (now Museum of Arts and Design)
Photo courtesy American Craft Council Archives
The artist manipulating the tops of rods shaped like cattails, using individual fingers to move specific rods, to create a complex sound
Photo by and courtesy of Beverly H. Twitchell
Harry Bertoia’s Environment for Sound
Forged sterling silver
4 × 4 × 1/8 in. (10.2 × 10.2 × 0.3 cm)
Courtesy of Leah Gordon Antiques
Photograph by Richard Goodbody
The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia