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Sam Gilliam, <i>Asking</i>, 1972, acrylic on canvas.  Photo: Hyde Collection
Sam Gilliam, Asking, 1972, acrylic on canvas. Photo: Hyde Collection

Fifty years of collecting art at the Hyde

The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a public museum this year. Todd Moe talks with Hyde chief curator and interim co-director Erin Coe about the museum's legacy and some of the pieces in its golden anniversary exhibition.

About three hundred people attended an opening reception for the exhibit, 50 at 50: Five Decades of Collecting at The Hyde, last Saturday night. Coe says she had a lot of fun exploring the archives of the permanent collection and hanging the commemorative show.  Go to full article
A sample of "The Door Project" at the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls. Photo: Hyde Collection
A sample of "The Door Project" at the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls. Photo: Hyde Collection

Opening doors for creative teens

A new exhibit at the Hyde Collection in Glens Falls features old doors transformed into new works of art by area teens. Todd Moe talks with the Hyde's curator of education, June Leary, about The Door Project.  Go to full article

New Hyde Collection show features urban life

The Hyde Collection, in Glens Falls, opens its major summer exhibition Friday evening. The art show, titled "New York, New York! The 20th Century", runs through mid-September and features more than 60 paintings, photographs and sculptures that capture life in New York City from 1889 to 2009. It includes works by Edward Hopper, George Bellows, Stuart Davis, Diane Arbus, Berenice Abbott and Rube Goldberg. Hyde Executive Director David Setford told Todd Moe that the new exhibit examines the metropolis and "the human interaction within".  Go to full article
Walt Kuhn's <i>Dancing Pears</i>.
Walt Kuhn's Dancing Pears.

Four centuries of still life art in Glens Falls

The Hyde Collection art museum's winter exhibit examines 400 years of still life art. Works on display at the art museum in Glens Falls, through April 21st, include glass from the Ming dynasty of China to paintings by Andy Warhol. Todd Moe talks with Hyde Collection Director David Setford about the show, which includes more than 50 works of art from the collection of the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, where Setford served as chief curator for ten years.  Go to full article
Filippo di Liagno, Two Citrons, 1618, Oil on canvas
Filippo di Liagno, Two Citrons, 1618, Oil on canvas

Preview: ?Natura Morta? in Glens Falls

Todd Moe talks with Hyde Collection Chief Curator Erin Coe about the new exhibit, Natura Morta, still-life painting and the Medici Collections. It's on display in the museum's Wood Gallery through mid-January. Coe says the opportunity to view art that once belonged to the distinguished Medici family is an extraordinary event. She says the Medici dynasty, which dominated politics and cultural life in Florence, Italy from the 15th to the mid-18th centuries, is still known today for its artistic patronage and collecting.  Go to full article

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