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  Leo Michelson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leo Michelson was born in Riga, Latvia in 1887 and died in New York, New York in 1978.
Michelson was a Russian-American artist considered part of the École de Paris, although his works span many periods and styles.
Michelson painted over 1,000 paintings most of which are in the Michelson Museum of Art in Marshall, Texas.
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 Michelson Museum of Art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Michelson Museum of Art is a museum in Marshall, Texas originally founded to permanently house the works of the Russian- American artist Leo Michelson.
Michelson feared that if he donated his works to a large museum that they would largely be placed in storage.
After Michelson's death in 1978 his wife Janine started to search for a location, and at the suggestion of family friend Wendy Russell Reves, chose Marshall, Texas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Michelson_Museum_of_Art   (207 words)

 TCAnet: Arts & Cultural Orgs: Museums & Galleries
The Amarillo Museum of Art was formulated in 1967 by a local group of determined and dedicated community leaders for the purpose of creating and maintaining an art museum for citizens of Amarillo and the surrounding area.
The fine art museum of The University of Texas at Austin, is recognized as one of the leading university art museums in the country.
Their mission is to establish and maintain a museum that houses and exhibits a permanent collection of art as well as to provide space for traveling exhibitions, for the enjoyment and education of the general public in San Angelo and the rural communities of the Concho Valley.
www.arts.state.tx.us /artorgs/links.asp?pi=138   (4663 words)

 Michelson Museum of Art, Marshall, Texas
The Michelson Museum of Art was established in 1985 when Mrs.
The main purpose of the museum is the exhibition and preservation of the permanent collection.
Museum Info courtesy of Texas Association of Museums.
www.museumsusa.org /museums/info/1167475   (559 words)

 Artists of the American West   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Michelson Museum of Art was established in 1985 for the special purpose of accepting and caring for the life work of Russian American artist Leo Michelson (1887-1978).
The Michelson Museum of Art's first home was in a lovely temporary space in the recently completed law office building of Jones, Jones, Baldwin, Curry and Roth.
The goal of the Michelson is to present exhibits of artistic merit and educational value that otherwise would not be available to the area.
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 The Bryan-College Station Eagle > Entertainment > Exhibits
The international art community is still probably scratching its collective head at the decision of the Leo Michelson family to permanently exhibit the Russian-American artist’s lifelong collection of work in an East Texas venue.
Michelson, whose art has been described by art scholars as similar to Chagall and Picasso, was once described by critics as the “eternal immigrant, eternal student.”
Michelson’s works of art are not all that is to be found on exhibit at the modest museum with the world-class art.
www.theeagle.com /spotlight/exhibits/2002articles/122602artexhibitemarshalltx.htm   (906 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: MUSEUMS
The largest art museums are the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery at the University of Texas at Austin, which houses a collection of Greek and Roman art, a large print collection, and a large collection of nineteenth and twentieth century American and Latin-American paintings and sculpture; the Meadows Museum
Museum trustees are also aware of the role of the museum itself as a work of art.
The most numerous group of museums in the state is the history museums, which range from tiny collections of artifacts exhibited in an old log cabin to the massive Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, the largest state-owned museum as well as the oldest, founded in 1929.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/MM/lbm3.html   (2178 words)

 michelsonmuseum.org: Welcome to the Michelson Museum
The Michelson Museum of Art was established in 1985 for the special purpose of accepting and caring for the life works of Russian-American artist Leo Michelson (1887 - 1978).
Michelson was born in Riga, Latvia, and began his studies at the Imperial School in St. Petersburg.
He was categorized as a painter of the "Paris School" but developed a style and concept that was as advanced and imaginative as any of the greatly acclaimed experiments of his time.
www.michelsonmuseum.org   (185 words)

 Hallie Ford Museum of Art - Collections and Archives - Willamette University - Salem, Oregon
Together with the museum's archive of artists' papers and records, the Carl Hall Gallery and the Northwest collections reflect the museum's commitment to preserving, presenting, and interpreting the art of the region.
The collection is also intended to provide students of the liberal arts with authentic works that will aid them in their study of the timeless questions of how and why such artworks were created, in what manner they were employed, and how they affected, or were affected by, the time in which they were created.
Another important goal of the university museum is to aid in the development of aesthetic sensibilities by providing a place where the mind and imagination can be engaged and where the spirit can soar.
www.willamette.edu /museum_of_art/collections   (1209 words)

 Hurricane Rita - First Reports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, TX (as of 9-27).
Michelson Museum of Art, Marshall, TX (as of 9-27).
The museum was closed Friday afternoon (9-23) to remove all the paintings from the walls and put them in storage.
www.aam-us.org /aamlatest/news/RitaFirstReports.cfm   (745 words)

 Art Museums, Texas (Visual Arts)
The Beeville Art Museum's primary focus is educating the children of Beeville by bringing in high...
This is the art museum of the University of Texas at Austin, recognized as one of the leading...
This is a museum in Meadows School of the Arts on the campus of Southern Methodist University at...
www.ohwy.com /tx/a/artmuseu.htm   (531 words)

 michelsonmuseum.org: Welcome to the Michelson Museum
She did not want to give the many paintings and drawings by her husband to a large museum where only a few would be shown and the others put away in storage.
The museum also includes the Gloria and Bernard Kronenberg collection of over 100 works by well-known post-impressionist artists (Milton Avery, David Burliuk, Abraham Walkowitz, to name a few) and the Ramona and Jay Ward Collection of African Masks and Artifacts.
The Michelson Museum of Art's first home was in a lovely temporary space in the recently completed law office building of Jones, Jones, Baldwin, Curry & Roth.
www.michelsonmuseum.org /history.htm   (547 words)

 Historic Audio From the Museum of Modern Art Archives
Artist Vija Celmins was interviewed by art critic and contributing editor of Art in America, Eleanor Heartney at the Museum of Modern Art on April 20, 2005.
The spunky art historian Amei Wallach moderates with humor and tact.
Joan Jonas is one of the most significant figures in contemporary art whose installations, films and performances have appeared in numerous galleries and museums around the globe, from the 1960s to the present.
www.wps1.org /include/shows/moma.html   (2431 words)

 Internationally-acclaimed Bird Art Exhibition at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin
Both the museum and exhibition have gained an inter- national reputation attracting wildlife artists from around the world as well as lovers of "bird" art.
The touring exhibition went to the Houston (Texas) Museum of Natural Science; Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York; Anchorage (Alaska) Museum of History and Art; and the Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
It went to the Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois; the Michelson Museum of Art, Marshall, Texas; and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute, Jamestown, New York.
www.owlman.com /bia.htm   (863 words)

 NEA: FY 2004 GRANT AWARDS: Challenge America Reaching Every Community
The museum seeks to educate and engage Central Louisiana audiences, particularly students, by featuring 75 artists whose oeuvre reflects the South's influence from the nineteenth into the twenty-first century, as well as through related activities, such as local visual arts workshops conducted by exhibited artists and dissemination of a curriculum workbook to all area schools.
The Chattanooga Symphony is collaborating with the Hunter Museum of Art to underscore the creative connections between music and visual art, focusing especially on elementary through secondary school students.
The day-long museum visit is organized into four stations--visual arts (painting), language arts (literature and drama), music (folk songs), and dance (square dancing)--and is correlated with the fifth-grade American history curriculum.
arts.endow.gov /Grants/recent/04grants/CAREC.html   (6070 words)

 TEXAS TREASURES / EAST TEXAS / Marshall isundergoing tourism transformation
The 1884 house at 215 E. Rusk is in Marshall's historic district, an area abuzz with activity.
Across the street and down the block is the Michelson Art Museum, home to an extensive collection of paintings, watercolors, sketches and drawings by internationally known post-impressionist Leo Michelson.
This house was built in 1870 by James E. Starr, son of Dr. James Harper Starr, who served the Republic of Texas as surgeon-general and secretary of the Treasury.
ops.tamu.edu /x075bb/caddo/HCCaddoArea.html   (1021 words)

Art Festivals Fredericksburg, downtown, Oct. 7-9 ([830] 997-8515; www.tex-fest.com); Houston, City Hall at Hermann Square and Tranquility Park, Oct. 8-9 ([713] 521-0133; www.bayoucityartfestival.com).
Vatican Art Exhibition "Saint Peter and the Vatican: The Legacy of the Popes," San Antonio, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Oct. 15-Jan. 8, 2006 ([210] 224-9600; www.vaticansanantonio.com).
Michelson Museum of Art Exhibition "Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America," Marshall, Nov. 27-Jan. 22, 2006 ([903] 935-9480; www.michelsonmuseum.org).
www.southernliving.com /southern/printerfriendly/0,14260,441720,00.html   (696 words)

 Art in America: Galleries Museums & Artists - Texas-Wyoming
Art Museum of Southeast Texas 500 Main St 77701 (409) 832-3432, fax (409) 832-8508 Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 12-5 Dir: Lynn P. Castle 19th- and 20th-century painting, sculpture, prints, photographs, folk art and decorative arts with an emphasis on American art and a growing regional collection.
Dallas Museum of Art 1717 N Harwood 75201 (214) 922-1803, fax (214) 922-1350 Web site: www.dm-art.org Tue-Wed, Fri 11-5, Thu 11-9, Sat-Sun 11-5 Dir: John R. Lane Art of all ages and continents with major collections in contemporary, ancient American, African and Indonesian art; American and European paintings, sculpture and decorative arts.
Museum of East Texas 503 N Second St 75901 (409) 639-4434 Regional, national and international art and history exhibitions.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1248/is_8_90/ai_90251616   (16594 words)

 Biography of Artist Clarence Cameron - Owl Sculptures
Clarence's soapstone sculptures have been included in the annual BIRDS IN ART exhibition at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, a number of times.
It was also included with 59 other artworks for the year-long touring exhibition which went to the Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois; the Michelson Museum of Art, Marshall, Texas; and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute, Jamestown, New York.
This site represents the original artwork (nature art and wildlife art) of nature artist and wildlife artist Clarence Cameron and is protected by international copyright laws.
www.natureartists.com /artists/artist_biography.asp?ArtistID=738   (978 words)

 Texas Forest Trail Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The hotel is the temporary home of the Harrison County Historical Museum, which will return to the 1901 Harrison County Courthouse pending renovation.
A surprise for many visitors, The Michelson Museum of Art displays the life work of Russian-American impressionist Leo Michelson (1887-1978).
From historical houses to cultural and arts, there is something for everyone in Marshall.
www.txforesttrailregion.org /counties_harrison.shtml   (444 words)

 Regional News--WN Jan 1994   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Dale is expecting to work nine months during the year for the Museum on the new addition and permanent exhibition at the Museum of Indian Art and Culture and on internal organization and operations for the conservation lab under the direction of chief conservator Claire Munzenrider.
The museum had excellent publicity for the project which included a radio story about basket conservation and a temporary exhibit in the hallway between the museum and the library which showed the progress of the project.
The objects are in L.A. for the Royal Tombs of Sipan Exhibit at the Fowler Museum, UCLA.
palimpsest.stanford.edu /waac/wn/wn16/wn16-1/wn16-106.html   (3455 words)

 R. Michelson Galleries : Northampton's Largest Art Gallery showcasing Leonard Baskin
Art originally exhibited at R. Michelson Galleries now hangs in many of the most prestigious museums in America, including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Michelson Galleries is located in Northampton, Massachusetts, the #1 art town in America, in which "the most prominent visual arts space is R. Michelson Galleries," John Villani, The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America.
Well known as America's premier sculptor, Baskin is an internationally acclaimed artist whose works have established him as a dominant figure in sculpture, fine book art, and painting for more than 40 years.
www.rmichelson.com   (539 words)

 Marshall, Texas a Texas Treasure -Marshall Texas Chamber of Commerce
His career spans two worlds and seventy years, leaving the museum a collection of over 1,000 paintings, drawings and prints.
In 1999 the museum received the art collection of Gloria and Bernard Kronenberg.
Kronenberg, an opthamologist and collector of 20th century American art, has given 15 paintings, drawings and sculpture from artist such as Milton Avery, David Nurliuk, John Edward Costigan, George "Pop" Hart, Carl Holty, George Rousult, Raphael Soyer and Abraham Walkowitz.
www.marshall-chamber.com /pages/michaelson.php   (211 words)

 FY 2005 Cities List
The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) funds a wide variety of arts and cultural activities across the state.
It is one of the many ways TCA works to ensure that all Texans have access to high quality arts in their communities and schools.
Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin
www.arts.state.tx.us /cities/05/all.asp   (390 words)

 Bart Rulon :: Wildlife Artist :: Artist Information :: Resume
Birds in Art 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2004 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Art of the Animal Kingdom 1999, 2002, 2003, and 2004, at the Bennington Center for the Arts
The Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK The Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN The Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo, NY The Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA The High Desert Museum, Bend, OR The Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma, WA The Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, Vermont
www.bartrulon.com /artist/resume.asp   (834 words)

 Marshall, Texas - Tour Texas Destination
Tour the house filled with fine pieces collected through generations and stroll the grounds that are lush with azaleas and a variety of indigenous trees.
The Michelson Museum of Art offers an extensive collection of impressionist art through the works of Leo Michelson.
Performing Arts are front and center on stage at the Marshall Civic Center, with its 1600 seat theater.
www.tourtexas.com /marshall/marshall_2do.html   (593 words)

 East Texas Baptist University - School of Fine Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Mission of the School of Fine Arts is to serve students of varied ages and diverse social, geographic, economic, cultural, and religious backgrounds in the study of music, theatre, and visual arts.
The curricula are designed to prepare students for various professions in music and fine arts.
In addition, all students have opportunities to develop musical and theatrical skills and an appreciation and understanding of the arts.
www.etbu.edu /Academics/Semester+by+Semester+Plans/School+of+Fine+Arts   (122 words)

 Three Oaks Bed and Breakfast and Tea Room-Marshall TX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
, You'll find a variety of art exhibits from regional artists in the Gallery at this arts center that also features a children's art and drama camp and a banquet hall.
A variety of community art classes are available.
Michelson spent most of his life in Paris and was awarded the Legion of Honor by the French government in 1937 in recognition of his artistic ability.
www.threeoaks-marshall.com /attr.htm   (578 words)

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