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Which is your favorite? 
Earlier this summer, we asked which work was your favorite. 
Final vote count: Spoon - 37, Flowers - 51. 
 
Find these, and discover new favorites in Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life, featuring traditional and unexpected still life from the best collections across the state. On view at Reynolda House August 10-December 8, 2013. 

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Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life 

Members' Exhibition Opening

Thursday, August 8   

Become a Member of the Museum at the door to attend this summer party celebrating the beauty and splendor of still life. Memberships start at just $60; summer whites recommended. Call 336.758.5889 for more information. 

 

Things Wondrous & Humble: American Still Life 

Opens to the Public

Saturday, August 10


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About the Exhibition
Explore both traditional and unexpected approaches to still life in this exhibition featuring some of the finest examples of still life from collections across the state. What makes a still life? Things Wondrous & Humble will push the boundaries of standard definitions and conventions-fruits and flowers, specimens piled on without regard to season, inclusion of luxurious items, overt symbolism, and 
trompe l'oeil. Read more. 

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Sponsors
Major Sponsor
PNC Bank
 
Exhibition Partners
Dee LeRoy
Macy's
Charles and Lamar Taft
 
Program Sponsors
Martha Womble
Ann and Borden Hanes
Top image: William Harnett, Job Lot Cheap, 1878. Oil on canvas, 18" x 36" Original purchase fund from the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, ARCA, and Anne Cannon Forsyth, 1966.2.10. Above left:  Claes Oldenburg, Spoon Pier, 1975. Etching on paper, 12 1/2" x 10 1/4" Gift of Barbara B. Millhouse, 1983.2.26. Copyright 1975 Claes Oldenburg. Above left: Severin Roesen, Flowers in a Glass Pitcher with Bird's Nest and Fruit, circa 1867. Oil on canvas, 50 3/8" x 36 1/8". Gift of Barbara B. Millhouse, 1992.2.1
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Reynolda House Museum of American Art is one of the nation's premier American art museums, with masterpieces by Mary Cassatt, Frederic Church, Jacob Lawrence, Georgia O'Keeffe and Gilbert Stuart among its collection.  Affiliated with Wake Forest University, Reynolda House features changing exhibitions, concerts, lectures, classes, film screenings and other events.  The museum is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in the historic 1917 estate of Katharine Smith Reynolds and her husband, Richard Joshua Reynolds, founder of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Reynolda House and adjacent Reynolda Gardens and Reynolda Village feature a spectacular public garden, dining, shopping and walking trails. reynoldahouse.org