Frist Center for the Arts

NPT Productions ‘ArtQuest’ and ‘Children’s Health Crisis: Food’ Win 2015 Midsouth Emmy Awards

Posted by on February 2, 2015 at 11:51 am

NPT Productions ArtQuest: Art is All Around You and Children’s Health Crisis: Food picked up Emmys when the 29th Annual Midsouth Regional Awards were announced January 31, 2015, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.     ArtQuest: Art Is All Around You won for best Children’s Program, with statuettes going to producer and writer Linda Wei, […]

(Arts Break) The Work of Eric Fischl and an Impressionable Teenager

Posted by on January 22, 2009 at 7:46 am

If you pledged your support at any amount to NPT this past December, you were thanked with a pass for two to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. If you haven’t taken advantage of the passes yet, now’s the perfect time. This weekend, a major new exhibit opens at the Museum. Paint Made Flesh […]

ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

Posted by on October 29, 2007 at 12:34 pm
This Is Not a Time for Dreaming by Pierre Huyghe

This January, NPT will bring viewers season 4 of the acclaimed series ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, the only primetime national television series to focus exclusively on contemporary art and artists. You don’t have to wait until January to see the series, though. NPT and the Frist Center for the Visual Arts are coming together […]

SYLVIA HYMAN ON SYLVIA HYMAN

Posted by on October 2, 2007 at 1:31 pm

Several art exhIbitions at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts close this Sunday, October 7. Most notable is Sylvia Hyman: Fictional Clay, which showcases the meticulously crafted trompe l’oeil sculptures created over the last eight years by Nashville’s renowned clay artist. Back in July, in advance of our airing of the documentary Sylvia Hyman: […]

ARTIST WHOSE WORK APPEARED AT THE FRIST REPRESENTS U.S. AT VENICE BIENNALE

Posted by on June 11, 2007 at 6:47 pm
Felix Gonzalez-Torres “Untitled” (For Stockholm), 1992

If you caught the Frist Center for the Arts exhibit “Extra-Ordinary: The Everyday Object in American Art” in late 2006-early 2007, you might remember a piece by Felix Gonzales-Torres. NPT Media Update Arts Correspondent Daniel Tidwell comments on the announcement that Gonzalez-Torres will represent the U.S. at the Venice Biennale. Look for Tidwell’s arts column […]