Past Feature Exhibitions

Nature and the American Vision
February 26, 2016–May 8, 2016

Nature and the American Vision is a landmark exhibition featuring nearly fifty masterpieces from the New-York Historical Society’s acclaimed collection of landscape paintings, the most revered in the country. In addition to the beauty and historic value of the paintings, the exhibition charts the emergence of the Hudson River School, considered the nation’s first original artistic movement, and includes iconic works by luminaries alongside rarely seen masterpieces.


Larry Sultan: Here and Home
October 23, 2015–January 24, 2016

The exhibition includes more than 200 photographs ranging from Sultan’s conceptual and collaborative works of the 1970s to his solo works in the decades following. Sultan never stopped challenging the conventions of photographic documentation, exploring themes of family, home, and façade throughout his career.


Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels
Masterworks from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

June 18, 2015–September 20, 2015

Works by the biggest names in art from the late nineteenth century to now—including Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Edgar Degas, Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol—bring focus to those artists whose acts of creative rebellion shaped the course of modern art.


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Past Special Exhibitions


PenelopePenelope Umbrico: Future Perfect
May 5, 2016–August 7, 2016


AndersAnders Zorn: Sweden’s Painter-Etcher
April 8, 2016–July 31, 2016

20162016 Scholastic Art Awards: Wisconsin Exhibition
January 30, 2016–March 13, 2016


SamSam Francis: Master Printmaker
November 24, 2015–March 20, 2016

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