sybil harrington director Archives

Phoenix Art Museum Names New Director

Amada Cruz

The Phoenix Art Museum Board of Trustees has named Amada Cruz as The Sybil Harrington Director of the Phoenix Art Museum, succeeding James K. Ballinger, who announced his intention to retire this past April. Cruz, currently Executive Director at San Antonio-based Artpace, one of the premier artist residency and exhibition programs in the world, will… Read More →

Antonio Berni exhibit shares raw, universal struggle

La gran tentación o La gran ilusión [The Great Temptation or The Grand Illusion]
Oil, wood, burlap, canvas, paper, cardboard, glass, leather and metals including chicken wire, sheet metal, tin-plate, iron, smashed cans, and coins; wicker matt, buttons, plastic containers, aluminum foil, vegetal tow, feathers, sequins, lithographic images, staples and nails on plywood
96 7/16 x 95 1/16 in.
Malba - Fundación Constantini, Buenos Aires

A boy stands in a dark and rustic town. There is nothing distinctive about this boy; he is an “everyman.” Old cloth, cardboard and metals surround him, materials muted by dirt and age. This is the setting of  “Juanito Goes to the City,” or “Juanito va a la ciudad,” an assemblage in the exhibition Antonio… Read More →

Paper! Exhibit On Display At Phoenix Art Museum

Phoenix Art Museum
by in Play

Now on display in Steele Gallery, Phoenix Art Museum’s Paper! exhibition includes works on paper and about paper, featuring fashion, photography and pieces from four continents. Rarely-exhibited work from the Museum’s collection is on display, along with special loans and commissions from area artists and collectors. The exhibition attempts to broaden the understanding of paper… Read More →