Kim Novak’s upcoming exhibition at the Butler museum will be the first public display of the former screen star’s art.
Portraits, interiors and landscapes — inspired by spirituality and nature — will be included in the show, which will open May 4 and run through June 29. A reception with Novak will be from 1 to 3 p.m. May 4 at the museum.
“My style of painting is the result of striving for a harmonious union of impressionism and expressionism,” she said in a press release. “I have always been influenced by life as it exists around me — touched by my past, the world of make-believe — and concerned with what affects life today and how it might effect and infect life tomorrow.”
“Through the use of symbolism I have found a way to express my passion for life, vent frustrations and experience the freedom of self-expression. This is the ultimate