The Art of Collecting, the third installment of the Napa Valley Museum’s ongoing series, Napa Valley Collects, curated by Doreen Schmid, is now on view through May 31.
Ranging from new media to Old Master works, the exhibition offers an opportunity to see significant work from outstanding private Napa Valley art collections.
It showcases a broad range of art collecting styles and also introduces new art world talent, juxtaposing classic and modern master work with contemporary.
Part of Arts in April‘s month-long cultural immersion into Napa’s arts, wine and food at multiple venues, the exhibition is on view at the Napa Valley Museum in Yountville through May 31.
This third Napa Valley Collects exhibition explores several themes under the broad rubric of The Art of Collecting. An art collector’s evolution can occur through affiliation with a period. Some collectors focus on a movement such as Abstract Expressionism, Bay Area figurative artists, or fine art