Mint Museum http://wfae.org en After 70 Years In Boxes, Photos By Charlotte Woman Find Place At Mint, Met http://wfae.org/post/after-70-years-boxes-photos-charlotte-woman-find-place-mint-met <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">In 1940s</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;"> New York City there was a group of young idealistic photographers that called themselves the New York Photo League. They took to the streets to document the city’s inequality with the hope of changing it. Photos from the League are now on display at the Mint Museum Randolph through June 29. </span></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.5; white-space: pre-wrap;">Photographs taken by Charlotte resident Sonia </span>Handelman<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.5; white-space: pre-wrap;"> Meyer are the focus of the exhibit, but the real story is how they got there.</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 15:38:48 +0000 Briana Duggan 42372 at http://wfae.org After 70 Years In Boxes, Photos By Charlotte Woman Find Place At Mint, Met New Exhibit To Boost Mint's Randolph Road Location http://wfae.org/post/new-exhibit-boost-mints-randolph-road-location <p>While much of Charlotte's fine art focus is Uptown with the city's new museum complex, officials at the Mint are shifting their attention back to their roots. The first major painting exhibit to come to the Mint's original home on Randolph Road in more than six years opens this weekend.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 20:06:21 +0000 Julie Rose 30327 at http://wfae.org New Exhibit To Boost Mint's Randolph Road Location Iconic Paintings Recreated With Garbage At Mint http://wfae.org/post/iconic-paintings-recreated-garbage-mint <p>An exhibit of famous paintings re-created using garbage opened this weekend at the Mint Museum Uptown.<br><br>Look closely at the reworking of Botticelli's iconic "Birth of Venus" and you'll notice that in place of Venus's long flowing hair are old frayed ropes.<br><br>“Venus is rising out of the half-shell of the sea,” says curator Carla Hanzal. “Here’s another Venus that’s literally rising out of a sea of garbage.”<br> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:48:59 +0000 Marshall Terry 3759 at http://wfae.org Iconic Paintings Recreated With Garbage At Mint