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Past Exhibitions

Karen LaMonte: Material and Light

Dec 13, 2013–Jan 12, 2014

Three sculptures by Karen LaMonte on view are tours-de-force of material and light that reflect rich cultural meanings and illuminate human experience. Three recently acquired […]

Mithila Painting: The Evolution of an Art Form

Sep 14–Dec 1, 2013

Exhibition Overview Since the fourteenth century, women in the Mithila region of Bihar, India, have practiced a distinctive traditional form of domestic wall painting. In […]

Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

Aug 13–Nov 24, 2013

Exhibition Overview In 1977, Romare Bearden created a series of collages and watercolors based on Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. Rich in symbolism and allegorical content, Bearden’s Odyssey series […]

Michael Lucero Installation

May 10–Aug 18, 2013

Michael Lucero—now best known for his ceramic sculpture—began developing a body of life-sized figures as a graduate student. When he moved to New York City […]

Drawings from the Joseph McCrindle Collection

Mar 16–May 26, 2013

This exhibition reflects the breadth of a bequest from Joseph McCrindle of more than 150 English, Italian, and French drawings from the sixteenth through the […]

1934: A New Deal for Artists

Feb 16–Apr 28, 2013

Exhibition Overview During the Great Depression, president Franklin Delano Roosevelt promised a “new deal for the American people,” initiating government programs to foster economic recovery. […]

German and Austrian Prints: 1890–1925

Dec 15, 2012–Mar 3, 2013

At the beginning of the 20th century, German and Austrian artists sought novel ways of looking at the world that departed radically from classical ideals. […]

The Golden Age of British Watercolors, 1790–1910

Sep 22–Dec 2, 2012

Exhibition Overview Watercolor as a medium reached its pinnacle in Victorian Britain. This exhibition demonstrates the distinctive characteristics of watercolor—delicacy, luminosity, visual opulence, and technical […]