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Contemporary Conversations: Marguerite Edwards

Above: Artist Marguerite Edwards The Artist If you’ve been to one of Alabama’s judicial buildings, there is a chance you’ve seen a portrait by Marguerite Edwards. An artist from Montgomery Alabama, Marguerite Edwards is the featured artist in the 44th Montgomery Art Guild Museum Exhibition. She has been celebrated for her depictions of fifteen Alabama …

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Contemporary Conversations: Lino Tagliapietra

Above: Artist Lino Tagliapietra (right) giving an exhibition preview tour of his work at the Museum to the MMFA teen group Muses. The Artist Lino Tagliapietra is one of the greatest glass makers alive today. Growing up in Murano, Italy, and achieving the title of maestro (glass master) at the age of twenty, Tagliapietra is …

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Poetry of Glass

Lino Tagliapietra, Avventurine Installation (2017) Overview During our recent Poetry of Glass workshop, poet and Auburn professor Janelle Green introduced teens to ekphrasis writing inspired by the exhibition, Lino Tagliapietra: Master of Beauty. She prompted the teens to find three pieces in the exhibition, look at them and think about the musicality, the colors, and …

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