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Racine Art Museum [edit]
441 Main St.
Racine, WI 53403
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The Racine Art Museum houses one of the most significant collections of contemporary craft in North America. With major exhibitions of new work, as well as from the permanent collection, RAM focuses on ceramics, fibers, glass, metal and wood, which represents original and compelling artistic expressions.
 
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May 3, 2016
Paper/Plastic: Contemporary Adornment

Frequent visitors to RAM see contemporary jewelry made of a wide variety of media. Truly, jewelry can be made of almost any material—whatever a person would want to use for adornment, they could. Paper/Plastic reflects a variety of approaches to using nontraditional materials. Some materials may be more valuable, durable, or wearable than others, but if the intent is present, most things can be manipulated to be worn.

May 3, 2016
California Dreamin': Mark Adams and Frank Lobdell

Mark Adams (1925-2006) and Frank Lobdell (1921-2013) explored pattern and color. Drawing on his experience building images with large planes of color, Adams created realistic, color-infused compositions of everyday subjects. Lobdell sought to explore humanity in broader terms––utilizing a “vocabulary of archetypal themes and abstract symbols.” Although primarily a painter, Lobdell also produced lithographs, etchings, and monoprints. Both artists made their way to California where they spent the better part of their artistic careers.

May 4, 2016
California Dreamin': Mark Adams and Frank Lobdell

Mark Adams (1925-2006) and Frank Lobdell (1921-2013) explored pattern and color. Drawing on his experience building images with large planes of color, Adams created realistic, color-infused compositions of everyday subjects. Lobdell sought to explore humanity in broader terms––utilizing a “vocabulary of archetypal themes and abstract symbols.” Although primarily a painter, Lobdell also produced lithographs, etchings, and monoprints. Both artists made their way to California where they spent the better part of their artistic careers.

May 4, 2016
Paper/Plastic: Contemporary Adornment

Frequent visitors to RAM see contemporary jewelry made of a wide variety of media. Truly, jewelry can be made of almost any material—whatever a person would want to use for adornment, they could. Paper/Plastic reflects a variety of approaches to using nontraditional materials. Some materials may be more valuable, durable, or wearable than others, but if the intent is present, most things can be manipulated to be worn.

May 5, 2016
California Dreamin': Mark Adams and Frank Lobdell

Mark Adams (1925-2006) and Frank Lobdell (1921-2013) explored pattern and color. Drawing on his experience building images with large planes of color, Adams created realistic, color-infused compositions of everyday subjects. Lobdell sought to explore humanity in broader terms––utilizing a “vocabulary of archetypal themes and abstract symbols.” Although primarily a painter, Lobdell also produced lithographs, etchings, and monoprints. Both artists made their way to California where they spent the better part of their artistic careers.



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