FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THE UAM DIARIES: 1973 TO 2004 THE GLENN YEARS
August 24 – October 10, 2004
Public Reception, September 12, 1-3pm

The University Art Museum, located in the Steve & Nini Horn Center on the campus of California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840
Contact: Sarah G. Vinci, Director Publications and Public Relations, (562) 985-4299 / <mailto:svinci@csulb.edu>
562.985.5761, Fax 562.985.7602
Web site, <http://www.csulb.edu/uam>
E-mail, <uam@csulb.edu>
Gallery Hours, Tuesday – Friday 12-5pm; Saturday, Sunday, 11am-4pm, Closed Monday, and University Holidays. Closed Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4-6.

A portfolio sampling of “The Glenn Years” exhibition may be viewed at the gallery's Web site,
<http://artscenecal.com/Images/GalleryAnnouncements/GlennYearsIB.html>


Andy Warhol, "Silver Clouds", helium-filled silver Mylar sacks, Installation view, UAM,
The Great American Pop Art Store: Multiples of the Sixties, 1997.
© 2004 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.


The UAM Diaries: 1973-2004 The Glenn Years is a tribute to retiring University Art Museum’s founding director Constance W. Glenn. The exhibition highlights selected innovative projects that, together, paint a vivid picture of the museum’s history. The centerpiece of the UAM Diaries is the re-creation of the museum’s landmark 1977 show, George Segal: Pastels 1957-1965, the renowned artist’s first museum presentation of works on paper.

In addition, a number of exhibits that the UAM has traveled to museums throughout America, including The Great American Pop Art Store: Multiples of the Sixties; Time Dust, James Rosenquist; The Complete Graphics 1962-1992; Frederick Sommer at Seventy-Five: A Retrospective; and Lucas Samaras: Photo-Transformations will be highlighted with the return to the UAM of selected works from these projects. Also featured, will be important gifts to the
collection, including works from the Hampton Collection, comprise 88 mid-century abstract paintings. In all, more than 80 works of art by some fifty artists, ranging from Charles Arnoldi, John Baldessari, Russell Crotty, Jim Dine, Eric Fischl and David Hockney to Graciela Iturbide, Lee Krasner, Marie-Jo Lafontaine, Roy Lichtenstein, Lorna Simpson, and Andy Warhol, will crowd the galleries in a rare opportunity to see images spanning the museum’s 32-year life span.

Cal State Long Beach President Robert Maxson will host a public celebration in Glenn’s honor on Sunday, September 12, 2004, 1 - 3 pm. The brunch is free of charge and open to all. Please respond with acceptances only to 562.985.1688 by September 2.

EVENTS: UAM @ NOON | SEPTEMBER 21, 2004, 12 PM
Connie Glenn will give an informal talk in the galleries on the UAM DIARIES: 1973 TO 2004 THE GLENN YEARS

BRUNCH RECEPTION HONORING RETIRING UAM DIRECTOR CONNIE GLENN
Hosted by Cal State University President Robert Maxson, Sunday, September 12, 2004, 1-3 pm. Free, open to public. Please respond with acceptances only to 562.985.1688 by September 2.

LOCATION: The UAM is located on the campus of California State University, Long Beach, in the Steve and Nini Horn Center, (formerly called the North Campus Center).

DIRECTIONS: From the 405, 605, and 22 Freeways, exit 7th Street/22 West. Turn right on Bellflower Boulevard and right on State University Drive. Turn left on Merriam Way. Metered parking is available on the right in Lot 17. Permits are required for all other areas and can be purchased at the yellow dispensers located in the parking structure and throughout the parking lots.




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