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The Frist Art Museum announces the 2023 exhibition calendar

Jeffrey Gibson The Guitar in American Art • Contemporary African American Collage
Beatrice Potter Hispano-American art from 1500 to 1800
Otobong Nkanga
Ron Jude Raqib Shaw

NASHVILLE, Tenn., September 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Frist Art Museum is delighted to announce its 2023 exhibition calendar. In the Ingram gallery, the year begins with Jeffrey Gibson: The electric bodya survey of the paintings, sculptures, videos and dynamic installations of the celebrated Indigenous multidisciplinary artist. Stepped Strings: The Guitar in American Art is the first exhibition to explore the symbolism of the instrument in American art from the beginning of the 19th century to the present day through 125 works of art and 35 musical instruments. Multiplicity: collage in contemporary America is the first landmark museum exhibition that explores how an intergenerational array of contemporary artists leverages the technique of collage to reflect the breadth and complexity of black identity.

In the galleries of the upper level, the family Beatrice Potter: Attracted by nature tracks the creative and ecological achievements of the beloved English author and illustrator. Art and Imagination in Spanish America, 1500-1800: Highlights from the LACMA Collection features paintings, sculptures, decorative arts and more created in Mexico and central and South America at the beginning of the modern era.

In the Gordon Contemporary Artists Project Gallery, the Frist presents the Nigerian Belgian artist At Otobong Nkanga tapestries, drawings, videos and sculptures that present stories of wounds and healings, making metaphorical connections between the landscape and the traumatized human body. by Ron Jude large-scale black and white photographs depict natural phenomena in Oregon, California, Hawaiiand Iceland. At Raqib Shaw’s Alluring paintings fuse influences from Asian and Western traditions to create sumptuously detailed visions of magical environments.

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The Frist Art Museum is supported in part by the Frist Foundation, Metro Arts, the Tennessee Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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About the first art museum

Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Frist Art Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit art exhibit facility dedicated to presenting and creating high-quality exhibits with programs related educational and community outreach activities. Located at 919 Broadway in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, the Frist Art Museum offers the finest visual arts from local, regional, national, and international sources in exhibits that inspire people through art to look at their world in a new way. Accessibility information is available at Admission to the gallery is free for visitors 18 and under and for members, and $15 for adults. For current hours and additional information, visit or call 615.244.3340.

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