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Jerry Lewis: Painted Pictures

When

Aug. 18, 2014, 9am to 5pm

Show Recurring Dates

Office/Remote Location

Main Gallery

Description

Jerry Lewis: Painted Pictures

Jerry Lewis
Untitled
Kodak Color Photo
3 1/2 x 5 in.
"Painted Pictures" exhibition will run from May 9-August 16

The UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum is pleased to announce the opening of "Painted Pictures," an exhibition of original photographs by famed actor/director/comedian/singer/ philanthropist, Jerry Lewis.

An avid and obsessive photographer throughout his entire lifetime, Jerry Lewis created this unique body of work during the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Known to always have a camera by his side, his knowledge and use of the camera as a vehicle for expression is notably extraordinary. It is the strength of these works that allows this multi-talented entertainer to add the title of “artist/photographer”.

The exhibition is curated by Michele C. Quinn, MCQ Fine Art.

As a complement to the exhibition, "Painted Pictures," the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum will also host the Jerry Lewis Film Festival. The museum will present weekly screenings of films by Jerry Lewis.

Each week a different film will be viewed during regular business hours.

Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., & 3 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.

All new films will kick off on Thursdays at 6 p.m.

  • May 15-21 "The Nutty Professor," Dir. Jerry Lewis, 1963
  • May 22–28 "Cinderfella," Dir. Frank Tashlin, 1960
  • May 29 – June 4 "The Patsy," Dir. Jerry Lewis, 1964
  • June 5–11 "Who’s Minding the Store," Dir. Frank Tashlin, 1963
  • June 12–18 "The Geisha Boy," Dir. Frank Tashlin, 1958
  • June 19–25 "Rock-A Bye Baby," Dir. Frank Tashlin, 1958
  • June 26 – July 2 "The Delicate Delinquent," Dir. Don McGuire, 1957
  • July 3–9 "The Bellboy," Dir. Jerry Lewis, 1960
  • July 10–16 "Funny Bones," Dir. Peter Chelsom, 1995
  • July 17–23 "King of Comedy," Dir. Martin Scorsese, 1983
  • July 24–30 "The Ladies Man," Dir. Jerry Lewis, 1961
  • July 31 – Aug. 6 "Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River," Dir. Jerry Paris, 1968
  • Aug. 7–13 "The Caddy," Dir. Norman Taurog, 1953
  • Aug. 14–20 "Scared Stiff," Dir. George Marshall, 1953
  • Aug. 21–27 "Boeing Boeing," Dir. John Rich, 1965
  • Aug. 28 – Sept. 3 "The Big Mouth," Dir. Jerry Lewis, 1967
  • Sept. 4–10 "Hardly Working," Dir. Jerry Lewis, 1980
  • Sept. 11–17 "Artists and Models," Dir. Frank Tashlin, 1955

 

Admission Information

The exhibition and film screenings are free and open to the public 

Museum Hours:
Mondays - Fridays: 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursdays until 8 p.m.
Saturday: Noon–5 p.m.

Contact Information

Name: Barrick Museum
Office: MSM 135
Phone: 702-895-3381
E-mail: barrick.museum@unlv.edu

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Event Sponsor

Barrick Museum