WIDE ANGLE: American Photographs
JANUARY 26 - APRIL 27, 2014
From the Art Museum's extensive collection of more than 1,300 photographs, this exhibition examines the history of American photography through the work of artists like: Ansel Adams, Van Deren Coke, Elliott Erwitt, Robert Frank, Lewis Hine, Helen Levitt, Russell Lee, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Cindy Sherman, Aaron Siskind, Edward Steichen, Paul Strand, Doris Ulmann, Andy Warhol, and Carrie Mae Weems.
WIDE ANGLE education guide
This exhibition was made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Promotional Partner Meridian Chiles
ELLIOTT ERWITT, Valencia, Spain
(Robert and Mary Frank Dancing)
Gelatin silver print
Purchase: The Robert C. May Photography Fund
R.C. MAY PHOTOGRAPHY LECTURE SERIES
March 14 - May 18, 2014, FREE
Eugene Richards traveled the world as a photojournalist for the agency Magnum and now focuses on his own projects. Intensely personal and deeply felt, his work reflects a lifelong commitment to social activism.
Image credit: EUGENE RICHARDS, Homecoming, 2005, silver print photograph ©2005, Eugene Richards, All Rights Reserved
selections from the Wells Fargo Collection
May 18 - August 17, 2014
Admission: $8 / $5
ROY LICHTENSTEIN,Titled, 1996, serigraph. Courtesy of Wells Fargo Art Collection, St. Louis, Missouri. © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein
WHAT DREAMS MAY COME
December 8, 2013 - May 11, 2014
A selection of works on paper depicting a range of subliminal subjects—from angelic dreams to violent nightmares, and everything in between. A wide variety of styles and media by international artists working in the late nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries are included.
What Dreams May Come was curated by art history graduate students Courtney Anich and Alisa Reynolds as part of internships in the Registration Department.
GERALD FERSTMAN, Color Me Grape Goya Through the Looking Glass, lithograph on paper
PRINTS FOR THE PEOPLE:
Student Research on the WPA Collection
March 23 - July 27, 2014
Prints for the People is the result of a project in the art history class "History of the Print in the Western Tradition," taught by Dr. Jane Peters and Bebe Lovejoy, focusing on the "hands-on" study of original prints in the Art Museum's collections. Works were selected by students Courtney Anich, Phil Giles, Renee Lindsey, David Martin, Erin McDonald, Grant Pangallo, Alisa Reynolds, Carly Schrider, and Whitney Scott.
RUTH CHANEY, Elevated, color silkscreen on paper. Allocated by the U.S. Government; commissioned through the New Deal art projects.