CONTACT: PETER ALEXANDER
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0072; fax (319) 384-0024
Jan. 24, 2003
Photo: Auguste Rodin
Wounded Icarus, c. 1900
Watercolor and pencil on paper
The Tom and Kitty Stoner Collection
UI Museum Of Art Offers Tour Feb. 9
University of Iowa Museum of Art will present the second of three planned
public tours of "Top 40! The Stoner Collection
of 20th-Century Sculptors' Drawings," starting at 2 p.m. Sunday. Feb.
9 in the museum.
Admission is free of charge to the museum and to the tour.
"The Stoner Collection" will be on display at the museum through
Feb. 23. Tom and Kitty Stoner are native Iowans who owned the Stoner Broadcasting
System, which operated 27 radio stations nationally. Inspired by the concept
of a radio station play list, the exhibition features 40 drawings by 40 distinguished
European and American sculptors of the past 100 years.
The tour, led by a museum docent, will provide a look at the working processes
of sculptors and will survey the historical styles of major 20th-century
art movements. The Museum of Art will offer its final tour of the exhibition
at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23.
Among the works featured in the exhibition are drawings by Pablo Picasso,
Alexander Archipenko, Constantin Brancusi, Alberto Giacometti, Donald Judd,
Richard Serra, Eva Hesse and Jeff Koons.
Public tours at the UI Museum of Art are sponsored by Iowa State Bank and
The UI Museum of Art, located on North Riverside Drive in Iowa City, is
open noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Public metered parking is available in UI parking
lots west and north of the museum.
For information on UI arts events, visit http://www.uiowa.edu/artsiowa
on the World Wide Web. You may visit the UI School of Music web site at http://www.uiowa.edu/~music/.
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