Karl Blossfeldt

Karl Blossfeldt, Wundegarten Der Natur (Magic Garden of Nature), 1932, photogravures, Collection of the Akron Art Museum. Museum Acquisition Fund 

Karl Blossfeldt

Karl Blossfeldt, Wundegarten Der Natur (Magic Garden of Nature), 1932, photogravure, 11 in. x 8 1/2 in. Collection of the Akron Art Museum, Museum Acquisition Fund

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol, Electric Chair, 1971, screenprint on paper, 35 1/2 x 47 7/8 in. Collection of the Akron Art Museum, Gift of Peter M. Brant

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol, Electric Chairs, 1971, screenprints on paper, 35 1/2 x 47 7/8 in. (each), Collection of the Akron Art Museum. Gift of Peter M. Brant. 1974.1 a-j 

Sol LeWitt

Sol LeWitt, Composite Series, 1970, screenprints on paper, 14 x 14 in. (each), Collection of the Akron Art Museum. Purchased with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John A. McAlonan Trust Fund. 1975.9 a-e 

Sol LeWitt

Sol LeWitt, Composite Series, 1970, screenprint on paper, 14 x 14 in. Collection of the Akron Art Museum. Purchased with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John A. McAlonan Trust Fund. 1975.9 b 

Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge, Animal Locomotion, Plate 335, 1887, collotype, 9 1/8 x 12 1/4 in. Collection of the Akron Art Museum. Gift of John Coplans 

Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence, For 12 years, John Brown engaged in land speculations..., 1978, screenprint on paper, 14 x 20 in. Collection of the Akron Art Museum. Gift of David and Frances Cooper. 1979.35 c 

Jacob Lawrence

L-R: Jacob Lawrence, John Brown, while tending his flock in Ohio…; For 40 years, John Brown reflected on the hopeless and miserable condition; John Brown, a man who had a fanatical belief that he was chosen by God, all 1978, screenprints on paper, 20 x 14 in. Collection of the Akron Art Museum. Gift of David and Frances Cooper. 1979.35 a - v

Michael Loderstedt

Michael Loderstedt and Craig Lucas, M from Bestiary and F from Bestiary, 1999 - 2000, screenprint and relief on paper, 20 x 26 in. (each), Collection of the Akron Art Museum, Gift of Artists Image Resource

Michael Loderstedt

Michael Loderstedt and Craig Lucas, Bestiary, 1999 - 2000, Screenprint and relief on paper, 20 x 26 in. Collection of the Akron Art Museum, Gift of Michael Loderstedt in memory of Craig Lucas and in honor of Mitchell D. Kahan

Serial Intent

June 3, 2017 - September 10, 2017
Karl and Bertl Arnstein Galleries

"Serial Intent is a captivating exploration of the results of part of the artist’s process. It’s the type of show that will seem a little different every time you go back and visit."—Anderson Turner, Akron Beacon Journal

Artists sometimes create works of art that are meant to be viewed on their own as individual masterpieces. However, they sometimes create with Serial Intent, using multiple related artworks to address a bigger idea. With Pop Art prints, dramatic photographic series, evocative narratives, and more, the Akron Art Museum’s exhibition Serial Intent offers visitors the rare opportunity to experience multi-part artwork within the serial contexts intended by the artists who created them. With few exceptions, all artwork in Serial Intent comes from the collection of the Akron Art Museum.

Artwork by the following artists is included in the exhibition:
Vito Acconci
Nicholas Africano
Dieter Appelt
Jennifer Bartlett
Karl Blossfeldt
Bruce Checefsky
Jenny Holzer
Robert Indiana
Lori Kella
William Kentridge
Hendrik Kerstens
Barbara Kruger
Jacob Lawrence
Sol LeWitt
Michael Loderstedt and Craig Lucas
Judith K. McMillan
Duane Michals
Richard Misrach
Eadweard Muybridge
Nam June Paik
Robert Rauschenberg
Sam Richardson
Lorna Simpson
Ralph Steiner
Andy Warhol
Bryn Zellers

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Serial Intent is organized by the Akron Art Museum and supported by the Ohio Arts Council.

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[ Art review: Multipart works on exhibit in ‘Serial Intent’ at Akron Art Museum, by Anderson Turner, Akron Beacon Journal ]

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