Category Archives: Frederik Meijer Gardens

Frederik Meijer Gardens | Looking East, Facing West: The World of Zhang Huan

May 24 – August 25, 2013 Chinese artist Zhang Huan (b. 1965) is among the most prodigious and insightful artists working today. As a sculptor, painter, photographer, performance and installation artist, his impact in broadening the global dimensions of contemporary … Continue reading

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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Announces Acquisition of Major Work by Richard Serra

via artdaily.org Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announced the acquisition and permanent siting of a major piece by the eminent American sculptor, Richard Serra. The sculpture, Equal Intervals, Equal Elevations, is a site-specific work and has been the focal … Continue reading

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Art History Student Symposium 2013

On Friday, April 19, Calvin art history students, Dania Grevengoed and Paula Manni, will present their research at Frederik Meijer Gardens along with other art history students in the Grand Rapids area. The event will take place between 9:00AM and … Continue reading

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Frederik Meijer Gardens | Paula Hayes

“She and her work defy simple categorization—she inhabits the aesthetic…of art, sculpture, landscape design, architecture, gardening, horticulture, and environmentalism,” Richard D.Marshall, art historian, says of the artist in his forward to the recently published Paula Hayes. Quite fitting for an … Continue reading

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Some Upcoming Events

UICA Happenings: Film: God Save My Shoes – November 17 Penny Stamps Lecture Series: Janine Antoni – November 28 GRAM Real/Surreal still going on until January 13! Check the GRAM Calendar for lectures and films coming up, like the film Edward Hopper showing on … Continue reading

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Now at Frederik Meijer Gardens

  Body Double: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture September 19 – January 6 Historically, the human figure has served as the near singular subject addressed in sculpture. From the 1950s forward, abstract and non-representational modes of thinking became critical to … Continue reading

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