The Polk Museum of Art, at Florida Southern College
June 2 - August 25, 2018
"DOUBLE VISION, Photocentric Paintings by Richard Heipp"
The Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, FL hosted a career surveying retrospective featuring more than 60 works spanning over 40 years of paintings, drawings and installations. The exhibition was titled “DOUBLE VISION: Photocentric Paintings by Richard Heipp 2018 – 1974”
Adam Justice from the Mint Museum of Art curated the retrospective. The show is located in the Polk’s lobby and main gallery. The Polk Museum is a Smithsonian affiliate institution and is now in partnership with Florida Southern College (the Frank Lloyd Wright designed campus). Approximately 130,000 visitors visit the Museum annually and the museum serves approximately 35,000 students per year including every fifth grade student in Polk County School system. Initially founded in 1966, the museum is housed in a beautiful contemporary facility that was designed by architect Ernie Straughn that opened in 1988. The Polk museum’s collection contains more than 2,500 objects including works by Rembrandt, Warhol, Picasso, Rosenquist, Miriam Shapiro, Barbara Kruger, and Damien Hurst.
Watch a video interview produced by the PMA