Egg Tempera: An Enduring Tradition

Ridderhof Martin Gallery Opening: August 26-October 11, 2002 The medium of egg tempera was used by the ancient Egyptians, perfected by the Byzantine icon painters, and flourished during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. This Exhibition features egg tempera paintings by contemporary artists who have revitalized the medium by utilizing fresh subject matter and modern […]

Leonardo da Vinci: Artist, Scientist, Engineer

Ridderhof Martin Gallery Opening: March 28-May 26, 2002 A multidisciplinary celebration of the art and science of Leonardo da Vinci in commemoration of the 550th anniversary of his birth. Lectures: A Close Look at two portraits by Leonardo – 7pm, Tuesday April 2, 2002. Why ‘Style,’ Why Now?  Leonardo Through the Looking Glass – 2pm, […]

Drawings by Moses Soyer (1899-1975): From Social Realism to Romantic Realism

Ridderhof Martin Gallery Opening: January 15-March 1, 2002 Linked to the humanistic tradition of Thomas Eakins and Rembrandt, and reminiscent of the poses of Edgar Degas, these exquisite figure studies by Moses Soyer, from a private collection, reveal the fluid grace with a touch of melancholy typical of Soyer’s best work.

Nancy Witt, Metarealist Painter

Ridderhof Martin Gallery Opening: October 23- December 14, 2001 A selection of recent paintings by this important Virginia artist whose intensely spiritual and dream-like canvases evoke the surrealistic imagery of Salvador Dali and Rene Magritte.