This exhibition offers an engaging survey of international contemporary art and some of its modernist precedents framed within the compelling history of an important printmaking and multiples workshop. Featuring the work of 60 different artists, it includes powerful, representative work by some of the biggest names in the contemporary art world.
This exhibition includes portrait paintings, military medals and orders, statuettes, icons, snuff boxes and a silver boat made by Fabergé, among many other items, shows how the Romanov family of Russian rulers commissioned, used and distributed gifts to solidify its hold on power.
From its opening in 1883 to the present day, artists have repeatedly focused on the bridge as a stand-in for both the city of New York and for the idea of modernity as defined by that city’s urban life. This show will feature approximately 55 paintings, works on paper and photographs by major American and European artists, primarily borrowed from leading institutions and private collectors, that depict the bridge.
This exhibition consists of about 70 decorated wooden distaffs, or spinning implements, from Russia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, France, Germany, Albania, Greece, Serbia and Bosnia, dating from the 19th and 20th centuries.
This exhibition will highlight additional holdings of works by important, yet underrecognized African American artists in the collection of Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson.
The exhibition will focus on Italian designer Giò Ponti's major contributions to 20th-century furniture design from the late 1920s through the mid-1950s.
This is the first complete retrospective of the work of photographer Doris Ulmann, including her early Pictorialist photographs, her studio portrait production, her focus on the rural craftsmen and women of Appalachia, and her work on the African American and Gullah communities of coastal South Carolina and Georgia.