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Kresge Goes for the “Bold” with New Summer Exhibition

EAST LANSING, MI.- Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University presents the summer exhibition EyePoppers: Big & Bold from the Kresge Art Museum Collection, featuring 31 large scale paintings and sculpture from the museum collection. The exhibition is on view May 1 through July 30, 2010. The family-friendly opening reception on Sunday, May 2, 2010, 3-5 p.m., coincides with the Lansing area First Sunday Gallery Walk. Guests tall and small are welcome to enjoy snacks, refreshments and eye popping crafts.
This exhibition celebrates art of the past half-century: Pure abstraction, Op and Geometric art, and Color Field paintings. Acquired through gifts and acquisitions over the fifty-year history of the Kresge Art Museum , they follow the major stylistic trends during this time. Op art by Bridget Riley and others play with the viewer’s perception of space and line while colorful sculpture by Alexander