Sunday, March 15, 2009
Cheekwood Museum of Art opens " William Christenberry's Art of the South"
NASHVILLE , TN – Passing Time: The Art of William Christenberry will be on view at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art from March 14 through June 14, 2009. This exhibition, a survey of past and present work, features more than 52 of Christenberry’s photographs, drawings, paintings, sculptures and building constructions. William Christenberry (b.1936) looks for the spirit of Southern culture in the landscape and architecture of rural Alabama. Drawing from his formal training, family traditions and a lasting relationship with his boyhood home in Alabama, Christenberry has spent the past 50 years creating a remarkable body of work that explores all aspects of life and experience.
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