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China Now and Then at Nassau County Museum of Art

From LONG ISLAND – by Ann Parry (ann-parry.com)
January 6, 2015

My friend Pat Dillon and I caught the China Now and Then exhibition at Nassau County Museum of Art a few days ago.

Roslyn, New York, USA. January 2, 2015. LINDA SCHWARTZ, a docent shares information about the artwork exhibits at the Nassau County Museum of Art China Now and Then Exhibit on Long Island. Artwork on wall by Chinese artist Lin Tianmiao is Digital Photograph on canvas with thread, with eyes nose and lips of face faintly visible. (Ann Parry/Ann Parry, ann-parry.com)

Roslyn, New York, USA. January 2, 2015. Docent Linda Schwartz shares information about Nassau County Museum of Art’s China Now and Then Exhibit. Artwork: Chinese artist Lin Tianmiao Digital Photograph on canvas with thread; covered Chinese jar. (© 2015 Ann Parry/Ann-Parry.com)

A dramatic docent was already leading a tour group when we arrived, so we spent our time in the ground level galleries capturing photographs and learning about ancient Chinese blue and white porcelain and 21st Century Chinese ink-on-paper paintings. Then we climbed the spiral staircase to the upstairs galleries which mainly featured contemporary Chinese art.

Roslyn, New York, USA. January 2, 2015. Dinosaur (2006) in red polyresin, by Chinese artist Sui Jianguo (b. 1956) is displayed at the Nassau County Museum of Art China Now and Then Exhibit. "MADE IN CHINA" is written in big block letters down his chest. (Ann Parry/Ann Parry, ann-parry.com)

Roslyn, New York, USA. January 2, 2015. Dinosaur (2006) in red polyresin, by Chinese artist Sui Jianguo, Nassau County Museum of Art China Now and Then Exhibit.  (© 2015 Ann Parry/Ann-Parry.com)

The China Now and Then exhibition’s synergistic blend of ancient and modern Chinese art was both inspiring and fun, and we ended our visit at the museum’s Gift Shop, where I bought colorful Swirl Sunglasses.

Photo Gallery: China Now and Then

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Life Imitating Art at fotofoto Gallery

From LONG ISLAND – by Ann Parry (ann-parry.com)
June 4, 2013

No, I didn’t use my iPhone to capture this young woman talking on a cell phone while she’s standing in front of a photograph of a young woman talking on a cell phone, at fotofoto Gallery, Huntington, NY, on June 1, 2013.

A young woman talking on a cell phone is standing in front of a photograph of a young woman talking on a cell phone, 'It's Not Me' by artist Jie Gen, at the Fotofoto Gallery Opening Reception of the 2013 'Under The Influence' Student Invitational Exhibition. On display were images of 29 photography students of instructors from fotofoto, the event venue. (Ann Parry/Ann Parry, ann-parry.com)

Huntington, NY, USA. June 1, 2013. Young woman talking on cell phone stands in front of photo of young woman talking on cell phone, ‘It’s Not Me’ by artist Jie Gen, at fotofoto Gallery Opening Reception of 2013 ‘Under The Influence.’ (© 2013 Ann Parry/Ann-Parry.com)

At the Fotofoto Gallery Opening Reception of the 2013 'Under The Influence' Student Invitational Exhibition, visitors are viewing images of 29 photography students of instructors from fotofoto. 1st Place photo, an untitled image by college student Takayuki Umezawa, is to right of man by reception table. (©Ann Parry/Ann-Parry.com)

Huntington, NY, U.S.  June 1, 2013. Fotofoto Gallery Opening Reception of ‘Under The Influence’ Student Invitational Exhibition. (© 2013 Ann Parry/ann-parry.com)

Dozens of varied, creative images by students of photography were on display at the very well attended fotofoto Gallery Opening Reception of ‘Under The Influence’ Student Invitational Exhibition 2013, which I went to with Bob and my Nikon D4.

slideshow: ‘Under the Influence’ Student Invitational Exhibition 2013

slideshow: ‘SANDY’ & ‘belle arme’ Opening Reception 2013

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