U. of Mich. Museum of Art exhibition shows collections of wood creations & folk artBy AP
Monday, September 13, 2010
U. of Mich. exhibit shows wood creations, folk art
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A new exhibition at the University of Michigan Museum of Art brings together collections of wood creations and folk art.
“Out of the Ordinary: Selections from the Bohlen Wood Art and Fusfeld Folk Art Collections” was scheduled to open this weekend at the museum in Ann Arbor. The exhibit is on display until the spring.
Pieces from the Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen Collection of Wood Art and the Daniel and Harriet Fusfeld Folk Art Collection are on display.
The Bohlen collection presents contemporary artworks fashioned from wood and includes vessel forms and sculptures. The Fusfeld collection includes work by early 19th century itinerant folk portraitists as well as late 20th century sculpture and painting.
University of Michigan Museum of Art: www.umma.umich.edu
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