The Story of Joe Downing: Select Works From the Collection
Pictured left: Les Portes de la Vie/The Doors of Life (detail), ca. 1992-1994
Pictured right: L'Eveil/The Awakening (detail), 1974
Selections from the museum's collection as well as private collections will give visitors a glimpse into the celebrated career of Joseph Dudley Downing (1925-2007), an artist from Horse Cave, Kentucky who spent the majority of his career working in France. This exhibition represents a lifetime of creative work by Downing; a visual journey spanning from his early years in Horse Cave, Kentucky to his international recognition as an contemporary visual artist. Visitors will learn about the life of Joe Downing as well as the history of the Downing Museum and Baker Arboretum.
Visitors have the chance to watch the emmy award-winning documetary Joe Downing: Poet of Color and Light, produced Barbara Deeb and David Brinkley, Editor Stephen Kertis, and Executive Producer Jerry Baker.
This is a permanent exhibit open year-round.
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