Jul 23, 2014
Professor's productive year saw exhibitions, acquisitions, residencies, travel, and press
May 19, 2014
2014 Student Summer Show
Jul 22, 2014
CIA grad's iconic monument to be rededicated
Jul 05, 2014
60 Looney Tunes cartoons coming to the Cinematheque
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Assistant Professor Barry Underwood had a busy, productive sabbatical last year. He traveled to half a dozen national parks around the western U.S. to scout locations and take photographs for a new project; completed two artist residencies in New England; took part in nine exhibitions; was featured in more than a dozen magazine and website articles; and rounded out the year with four of his prints selected for Akron Art Museumís permanent photography collection. Read more in the article below.
Jul 22, 2014
Thursday night concert series rocks CIA's neighborhood
Aug 28, 2014
2014 Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception
Jun 25, 2014
Cuyahoga County unveils county seal designed by CIA student
Aug 28, 2014
2014 Faculty Exhibition
Jul 29, 2014
7/31-8/2: Looney Tunes finale, The Double, Brasslands & more!
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A 1953 CIA graduate, Anuszkiewicz vaulted to international prominence early in his career with the rise of the Op Art movement when his work was featured in The Responsive Eye, the landmark 1965 exhibition of perceptual abstraction at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
In his elaborate early paintings, Anuszkiewicz explored the optical wizardry that occurs when high-intensity, complementary colors are applied to the same geometric configurations. New York Times art critic Holland Cotter wrote of Anuszkiewicz’s paintings in 2000, “The drama – and that feels like the right word – is in the subtle chemistry of complementary colors, which makes the geometry glow as if light were leaking out from behind it.”
Anuszkiewicz has work in the collections of more than 75 museums from Akron to Yale, countless private collections and was featured this summer in the international show, Dynamo - A Century of Light and Motion in Art, 1913 – 2013, at the Grand Palais Museum in Paris. The sampling of works in this fall’s CIA show – many of which appeared this past spring at the Loretta Howard Gallery in New York – was all completed in the last decade and reflects the painter’s evolution toward more subtle explorations of color and form.
This exhibition is generously supported by a grant from Dealer Tire. Additional support was provided by the Ben S. Stefanski family and the Polish-American Cultural Center.
Above: Richard Anuszkiewicz, Mardi Gras. Image courtesy of Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY.
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