People have used depictions of the human form or parts of it, from the hand stencils found in cave paintings to the selfies of today, to tell stories, to communicate, and/or share a narrative. Likewise, many artists working in glass have used the human form to share their individual story telling.
Lines in the Sand explores the history of the desert through our relationship to the land, environment, and community. Drawn from the permanent collection of the Palm Springs Art Museum, the exhibition highlights the museum’s founding collections of historical Indigenous art, depictions of the California desert through painting, and contemporary art inspired by the physical and cultural environment of the state.
Three Women, Three Continents, Three Companies That Put Recycling at the Heart of the Design Process . . .
This exhibition is the first public showing in California of selections from Arlene and Harold Schnitzers’s extensive glass collection. Well known for their distinctive collections of painting and sculpture by Northwest artists, Chinese funerary arts, Native American arts, and American silver, Arlene and her late husband, Harold, also assembled an astute and personal glass collection.