Toledo Museum of Art

Manet at Toledo Musuem of Art

The Toledo Musuem of Art is currently showing off the acclaimed French artist Edouard Manet, sometimes referred to as “the father of Impressionism.”

The exhibition is co-organized by TMA and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, where the show will open in late January after its run in the U.S.

A contemporary of the Impressionists, Manet (1832–1883) was the most stylish of the 19th–century French painters and a major recorder of Parisian life at that time. The exhibition is the first in depth examination of his considerable talents as a portraitist. Manet painted his family, friends and the literary, political and artistic figures of his day, often in casual settings rather than traditionally posed portraits. His subjects come to life on canvas, making the viewer curious to know more about these people and their lives.

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Color Ignited

Last week I got the opportunity to photograph the Color Ignited gallery at the Toledo Museum of Art which show cases glass artwork created  from 1962-2012. Toledo has a large glass presence with large corporations like, Owens Corning and Libbey Glass. Toledo is known as the “Glass City.” The gallery opening worked in conjunction with the 2012 Glass Art Society Conference that is being held in Toledo for the 50th anniversary of studio glass.

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Andrew Weber is a professional sports photographer based in Toledo, OH. He was a place kicker for The University of Toledo football team for four years. Andrew's primary focus is capturing important events on film. He was a staff photographer for the Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune covering a wide variety of events ranging from high school athletics and late-breaking stories to local county fairs.

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