Curator's Corner

Fait Accompli: Charles Dulac’s Masterpieces Reunited A conversation with the McNay’s Lyle W. William

Posted on March 23, 2016 by Lyle W. Williams,Curator of Prints and Drawings

Hailed by his contemporaries as one of the greatest lithographers of the late nineteenth century, Charles Dulac managed to produce only two complete portfolios of his technically accomplished and hauntingly beautiful prints before his untimely death at the age of 33. A conversation with Lyle W. Williams, the McNay's Curator of Prints and Drawings, gave us more knowledge and understanding about the artist's intriguing life and approach to printmaking.

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​A Conversation with Curator Jody Blake: Dressed to Kill: Glam and Gore in Theatre

Posted on March 11, 2016 by Jody L. Blake, Curator, Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts

Dressed to Kill explores the provocative pairing of glamour and gore in the theatre. We sat down with Jody L. Blake, Curator of the McNay’s Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts, to learn more about the exhibition’s visual exploration of the costumes worn by some of the most memorable seductresses of the musical stage.

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Miró: The Art of Seeing |  A Conversation with Dr. William Chiego

Posted on October 01, 2015 by Dr. William Chiego, Director of the McNay Art Museum

On September 30, 2015, the long awaited exhibition, Miró: The Art of Seeing opened at the McNay and features more than 50 remarkable paintings, drawings, and sculptures created by Joan Miró between 1963 and 1981. Can you describe what guests can expect to see when they visit?

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​Lesley Dill: Performance as Art | An Interview with Chief Curator René Paul Barilleaux

Posted on July 01, 2015 by Chief Curator René Paul Barilleaux

We recently sat down with Chief Curator René Paul Barilleaux to discuss the exhibition Lesley Dill: Performance as Art.

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Curator’s Corner: Seeing Mirò

Posted on March 18, 2015 by William J. Chiego, McNay Director

Dr. Chiego and his wife, Liz, visit the Nasher Museum of Art of Duke University to see the exhibition Mirò: The Experience of Seeing / Late Works, 1963-1981

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Curating an Exhibition: Richard Strauss’ Legacy at the McNay

Posted on January 22, 2015 by Timothy J. Retzloff, Tobin Fund Intern in Theatre Arts

Timothy J. Retzloff, Tobin Fund Intern in Theatre Arts, gives a behind-the-scenes account on curating an exhibition in honor of the Richard Strauss Festival and Richard Strauss' 150th birthday.

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