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Date:
June 23, 2022
Time:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:

Armstrong Gallery

Address:
1111 E. Brookside Dr.
Springfield, MO 65807
Contact:
(417) 874-2859
Cost:
Free and open to the public.
a painting of a broken window where the edges of the canvas also replicate the shape of the window
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The Open Window

Thursday, June 23, 2022

In "De Pictura" (On Painting, 1435), Italian Renaissance theorist Leon Battista Alberti instructed painters to consider the frame of the painting as an open window. This treatise served as a defining concept for theories of painting, architecture, and moving pictures going forward. The works in this exhibition either follow or challenge the metaphor of Alberti’s window, but also provide an intellectual space in which we might consider how our own views are framed and with what perspective. This exhibition is pulled from the Museum's permanent collection.

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