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Paper in Profile: Mixografia and Taller de Gráfica Mexicana

June 04, 2016 - August 21, 2016
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy, Philip Henry Alston Jr., Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

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.

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Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs and Their Subjects

September 03, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Dorothy Alexander Roush and Martha Thompson Dinos Galleries

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.

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Living Color: Gary Hudson in the 1970s

September 17, 2016 - December 04, 2016
Virginia and Alfred Kennedy and Philip Henry Alston Jr. Galleries

This exhibition showcases the 1970s work of painter Gary Hudson, who was associated with the Lyrical Abstraction movement.

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Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883–1950

September 17, 2016 - December 11, 2016
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

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.

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To Spin a Yarn: Distaffs, Folk Art and Material Culture

January 21, 2017 - April 16, 2017
Dorothy Alexander Roush and Martha Thompson Dinos Galleries

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.

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Expanding Tradition: Selections from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection

January 28, 2017 - May 07, 2017
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

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.

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Giò Ponti: 20th-Century Renaissance Designer

June 10, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

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.

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Vernacular Modernism: The Photography of Doris Ulmann

August 18, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Boone and George-Ann Knox I, Rachel Cosby Conway, Alfred Heber Holbrook, Charles B. Presley Family and Lamar Dodd Galleries

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.

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