Sunday, September 6, 2009

Modern Night at Philbrook

Two modern exhibits happen to coincide this month at Tulsa's Philbrook Museum of Art.

Olivetti typewriter- one of many modern items from the Kravis CollectionTo celebrate this occasion Modern Tulsa invites you to join them for an evening at Philbrook. The event is free, you just need to RSVP to Moderntulsa.net.

A new gallery featuring selected works from the George Kravis II Collection of modern design opens September 8, 2009. The collection features items from 1900 to the present designed by iconic names in industrial design like Dreyfuss, Frankl, Geddes, Teague, Vassos and Noguchi.

Also showing in the main gallery is Auspicious Vision (Aug, 23-Nov. 29), a showcase of American Modernism paintings from the Edward Wales Root collection.

Better Living by Design, with Modern Tulsa
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Philbrook 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Pohlenz Cucine Moderne 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

The evening starts at Philbrook, to enjoy the exhibits from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Then we'll make the short drive up Peoria to visit Cucine Moderne from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm for a taste of modern kitchen design- and beverages. And the highlight of the evening will be a short presentation by George Kravis at 7:30 pm on his infatuation with modern design.

For more details on this event visit Modern Tulsa at www.moderntulsa.net.
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