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Lowe Art Museum

Lowe Art Museum
Lowe Art Museum at UM
Lowe Art Museum is located in Florida
Lowe Art Museum
Location within Florida
Established 1950
Location University of Miami
1301 Stanford Drive
Coral Gables, Florida, United States
Coordinates
Type Art museum [1]
Visitors 41,000[2]
Director Jill Deupi [3]
Curator Jill Deupi [3]
Public transit access Metrorail access via University Station
Website Lowe Art Museum

The Lowe Art Museum is an art museum located in Coral Gables, Florida, a Miami suburb in Miami-Dade County. It opened in 1950 and is operated by the University of Miami. It was originally established by a gift from philanthropists Joe and Emily Lowe. At the time it opened, it was the first art museum in South Florida. The museum has an extensive collection of art with permanent collections in Greco-Roman antiquities, Renaissance, Baroque, 17th- and 19th-century European art, 19th-century American art, and modern art.[1] The museum's national and international works come from Latin America, Africa, Asia, Native America, Ancient Americas, and the Pacific Islands. It also has a large collection of glassworks including creations by Arneson, Jun Kaneko ("Dango"),and Christine Federighi ("Globe"). There are also glassworks by Pablo Picasso,William Morris,Emily Brock("Hotel Lobby"),Harvey Littleton,Erwin Fisch,and Ginny Ruffner in the permanent collection.

The permanent collection includes works by: Lippo Vanni, Sano di Pietro, Lorenzo di Bicci, Lorenzo di Credi, Vincenzo Catena, Francesco Bacchiacca, Bernardino Fungai, Adrian Isenbrandt, Jacob Jordaens, Jusepe de Ribera, El Greco, Francisco Goya, Thomas Gainsborough, Gaugin, Claude Monet, Alfred Sisley, Frank Stella, Knox Martin, and Duane Hanson. There are also Modern works of Art by Roy Lichtenstein,Sandy Skogland,Purvis Young,Louise Nevelson,and Enrique Montenegro in the permanent collection.

The Lowe Art Museum is served by the Miami Metrorail at the University Station.

References

  1. ^ a b
  2. ^ http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/02/05/2623319/60-years-of-the-lowe.html
  3. ^ a b Lowe Art Museum contact


External links

  • Official website
  • Official Facebook Page
  • Official Twitter account
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