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Masters of Surrealism: Picasso, Dalí and Miró; Janice Hathaway Surrealists Works

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Saturday, November 21 through Sunday, December 20th 2020

Masters of Surrealism: Picasso, Dalí and Miró; Janice Hathaway Surrealists Works and Surrealism in Children’s Books was held at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center PFAC in Newport News, Virginia. This was the final exhibition at the museum as they closed after almost 60 years.

Over 60 prints by Picasso, Dalí and Miró, Tanquy, Matta and Lam were exhibited from the collection of Bruce Colburn.

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989) Crazy, Crazy, Crazy Minerv
Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989) Crazy, Crazy, Crazy Minerv (from the Memories of Surrealism series), 1971 Photolith of original gouache with collage © 2020 Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Artists Rights Society (GLEN MCCLURE)

The exhibition included transmorgraphs by Janice Hathaway who started working as a surrealist in the mid-1970s. Janice Hathaway invented and developed the transmorgraphy process over the past several decades. She uses Photoshop to combine and transform her photographs by cutting, blending, warping and painting to create new imaginary situations.

Cygnus
Janice Hathaway, Cygnus, 2020 transmorgraph, archival print © 2020 Janice Hathaway

Surrealism in Children’s Books exhibited works by Disney, Dr. Seuss, and Maurice Sendak loaned by a private collection, The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco; The Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts; the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia; and R. Michelson Galleries in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Hyancinth Hippo
Fantasia concept art of Hyancinth Hippo and Ben Ali Gato, 1940. Lee Blair, watercolor on paper; Collection of the Walt Disney Family foundation, Gift of Ron and Diane Miller © Disney

Peninsula Fine Arts Center’s final exhibition looks at the works by surrealist greats Picasso, Dalí and more.

Virginia Pilot Online

Janice Hathaway transmorgraphy

Janice Hathaway Transmorgraphy ~ The Linda Matney Gallery

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Janice Hathaway Transmorgraphy

February 7 – March 14, 2020

Linda Matney Gallery ~ Janice Hathaway A Rolling Conversation

Janice Hathaway’s transmorgraphs are living moments as imagery situations. Her exhibition, transmorgraphy, at the Linda Matney Gallery in Williamsburg Virginia from February 7 though March 14 2020 features her new process of artistic composition, which she invented and has developed over the past several decades. Her transmorgraphs suggest a strong interplay between plausible and implausible, teasing the viewer to suspend disbelief in the presence of her “surreality” merging dreams and fantasy, the conscious and unconscious.

Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 5:30 – 8:30 Pm

Closing Event And Artist Presentation Saturday, March 14, 2:00 – 5:00 pm