Past Exhibitions

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Roy Lichtenstein: History in the Making, 1948–1960

February 11 - June 6, 2021

Roy Lichtenstein: History in the Making, 1948–1960 tells the story of an ambitious young artist who experimented with materials and processes, critiqued social mores and mythic conceptions of US history through his satirical artworks, and ultimately found fame by helping to launch a global art movement. It reveals a largely unacknowledged through line, linking Lichtenstein’s early riffs on history painting and representations of the American West, folk art, and gestural abstraction to the later Pop paintings for which he is best known.

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2021 Senior Exhibition

May 12 - 23, 2021

Seniors studying studio art have spent all year working on capstone projects in disciplines that include printmaking, photography, painting, and sculpture. Featuring works by Grace Connolly, Cole Guerin, Adrienne Kaplowitz, Andrew Malia, Dominic Malia, Nicholas Malkemus, Kanon Shambora, Sophia Sherman, Evan Sievers, Hannah Southwick, Katherine Squires, Kaelin Wang, Sarah Warner, Delaney Wood, and Benjamin Woollcott, this show serves as the culmination of their studies.

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Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States

February 11 - April 21, 2021

The votives on view in this exhibition—spanning the entirety of the twentieth century—were offered as thank you notes to the heavens by Mexican migrants and their families to commemorate the dangers of crossing the border and living in the United States. Filled with emotive detail, they eloquently express subjects of greatest concern to the migrants, such as the difficulty of finding work or falling sick in a foreign land and the relief of returning home.

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Hew Locke: Here's the Thing

February 20 - November 29, 2020

Here’s the Thing is the most comprehensive exhibition to date of work by the artist Hew Locke. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1959, but raised in Guyana—a British colony until 1970—Locke often sailed between the UK and South America during his childhood. Across a wide range of media, he considers the maritime vectors of mercantilism, colonialism, post-colonialism, migration, and diaspora. Within his nautical imaginary, Locke reconfigures iconographies of nationhood, and in particular, the military.

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Ja’Tovia Gary: An Ecstatic Experience

March 12 - November 1, 2020

The artist and filmmaker Ja’Tovia Gary (b. 1984, Dallas) seeks through her work to liberate the distorted histories through which Black life is often viewed and present a nuanced and complex Black interiority. Her documentary films and experimental videos chart how structures of power shape perceptions around representation, race, gender, sexuality, and violence.

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The Sea in a Jug: The Welch Collection of Islamic and Later Indian Art

February 20 - November 1, 2020

Islamic art designates secular and religious art made by both Muslims and non-Muslims living within territories defined or influenced by Islam. The paintings, drawings, sculptures, and ornamental objects included in this exhibition date from the thirteenth to the twentieth century and were made in Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and India.

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