The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia is pleased to present works by American figurative painter Ann Gale, professor of Painting at the University of Washington. Largely composed of oil paintings, with a few preparatory sketches, this exhibition features portraits, painted from models in the studio, that reveal the often unseen interconnectedness between sitter, room, atmosphere and artist. Gale somehow captures, using short, layered brushstrokes and a wide-ranging if somber palette, both the physical and intangible elements that are present and evolve over the course of a lengthy process and many sittings.
The Fralin Museum of Art exhibits art from around the world dating from ancient times to the present day. In addition to its permanent collection, the Museum presents an ongoing schedule of changing exhibitions, accompanied by related programs and publications. The Museum maintains a collection of over 9,000 objects in its permanent collection. The... more