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“Lincoln Center Collects” With artist Jane Manus and Lincoln Center Visual Director Tom Lollar

West Palm Beach, FL –“Lincoln Center Collects” with artist Jane Manus and Lincoln Center Visual Director Tom Lollar will open at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens January 7, 2009.  The Lincoln Center/List Art Collection will feature outstanding new works by noted artists Helen Frankenthaler, Jim Dine, Melissa Meyer, Chuck Close and Donald Sultan. 

The Lincoln Center /List Art collection was established in 1962 through a generous gift from Albert and Vera List. Recognized as outstanding examples of contemporary art, the prints are silk screened, and a few cases lithographed. The prints are pencil signed and numbered by the artist, and with a few exceptions are generally in editions 108 and 18 artist proofs. After printing all screens are destroyed, preventing the reproduction an edition.

Selections from the Lincoln Center/List Art collection have been exhibited throughout the United States and Europe.  They are included in the collections of more than 400 university art galleries, The Library of Congress, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Modern Museum of Art.

Lincoln Center/ List artist, Jane Manus will be creating new works for this exhibition that will include collaborations with Lincoln Center Visual Director Tom Lollar. Manus know for her geometric sculpture is widely exhibited throughout the United State and her works are in public and private collections. Manus also creates unique modern sculptural furniture. 

Tom Lollar, Visual Director of the Lincoln Center is an internationally renowned ceramist and former professor of fine arts will present news work in collaboration with Jane Manus.  Each artist will bring together the elements that they are noted for creating new outdoor works. Lollar whose work on ancient maps in ceramics has drawn noted attention.  Lollar’s works can be seen in a number of public, corporate and private collections. Western Michigan University, where he earned his bachelors and masters degrees in sculpture, ceramics and art history.  Lollar’s works have been featured in gallery exhibitions at Tiffany & Co. NY, Columbia University as well as in the collections of The Smithsonian/Cooper Hewitt Museum, The Museum of Art and Design, and The Karlin Collection in Boston. 

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Inc. is a recognized 501 (c )(3) operating foundation established in 1977 by the prominent sculptor Ann Weaver Norton (1905-1982).  The gardens are conveniently located at 253 Barcelona Road, at the corner of Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach, FL. The rare palm and sculpture gardens, exhibition galleries and artist studio are currently open Wednesday-Sunday. 11- 4 p.m.  Suggested donation for Garden visit is $5.00. For more information call 561.832.5328 or visit our website at www.ansg.org.  The Sculpture Gardens is closed the month of August.


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