Jan. 6, 2000
Vol. 19 No. 7

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    January Highlights

    Smart Museum of Art
    “The Place of the Antique in Early Modern Europe”
    Through Tuesday, Feb 29

    The first rotating thematic presentation in the Smart Museum’s newly reinstalled permanent collections, this exhibition explores the impact of classical ruins and ancient Grecian and Roman culture on artistic styles of 16th- through 18th-century Europe. Featuring paintings, bronze sculptures, porcelain and decorative arts, the exhibition draws from the Smart Museum’s collection of classical objects and Italian Baroque and Renaissance works as well as from collections at the University Library’s Department of Special Collections, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Art Institute of Chicago.
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday: noon-6 p.m.
    5550 S. Greenwood Ave. 702-0176. Free.

    Smart Museum of Art
    “Surrealism in America During the 1930s and 1940s: Selections from the Penny and Elton Yasuna Collection”
    Through Sunday, March 12

    Influenced by the metamorphic movement of European Surrealism, American artists, including Joseph Cornell, Man Ray, Alexander Calder and Dorothea Tanning, played an important role in defining a new American avant garde. Their work and that of 50 other artists are featured in this exhibition of American Surrealism that marks the reopening of the Smart Museum’s recently renovated galleries. See above exhibition for more information.

    [dorothea tanning]
    Brentano String Quartet
    The University of Chicago Presents
    8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28

    The University of Chicago Presents’ first Chamber Music Series concert of 2000 will feature the Brentano String Quartet, joined by violist Maria Lambros and cellist Michael Kannen. Founded in 1992, the Brentano String Quartet won three major awards in 1995: the Naumburg Chamber Music Award, the 10th Annual Martin E. Segal Award and the first Cleveland Quartet Award. The group also was chosen by The Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society to participate in the inaugural season of Chamber Music Society Two. Members of the quartet (at left) are violinists Mark Steinberg and Serena Canin, violist Misha Amory and cellist Nina Marie Lee. The concert will feature works by Shostakovich, Steven Mackey and Brahms. KPTC 106, 5720 S. Ellis Ave. 702-8098. 702-7823. Free.

    [brentano quartet]
    Maroon Basketball
    Department of Physical Education & Athletics
    Henry Crown Field House, 5550 S. University Ave.

    Men’s Basketball
    Maroons vs. Carnegie Mellon
    6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7

    Maroons vs. Emory
    1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9

    Maroons vs. Washington
    8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14

    Maroons vs. Johns Hopkins
    1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16

    Women’s Basketball
    Maroons vs. Carnegie Mellon
    6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7

    Maroons vs. Emory
    3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9

    Maroons vs. Washington
    6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14

    Maroons vs. Johns Hopkins
    3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16