Thomas Sully: Painted Performance
October 11, 2013–January 5, 2014
American Old Master painter Thomas Sully created dynamic characters that play their parts on canvas, in performances staged in paint. See nineteenth-century celebrities, from President Andrew Jackson to stars of the international stage, and theatrical classics, from Cinderella to Macbeth, beautifully brought to life in this original Museum exhibition.
June 14, 2013–September 8, 2013
30 Americans is a dynamic exploration of contemporary American art. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, video, and more made by African American artists since 1970 raise questions of what it means to be a contemporary artist and an African American today. Whether addressing issues of race, gender, sexuality, politics, or history—or seemingly remaining silent about them—these works offer powerful interpretations of cultural identity and artistic legacy.
Color Rush: 75 Years of Color Photography in America
February 22, 2013–May 19, 2013
Color Rush presents approximately 140 color photographs made between 1907, when the Lumière Brothers began marketing the autochrome, and 1981, when the use of color photography in art was no longer as contentious as it once had been.
Currents 36: Dirk Skreber
November 7, 2013–March 2, 2014
Tattoo: Flash Art of Amund Dietzel
July 3, 2013–October 13, 2013
Celebrating 125 Years of Art
April 6, 2013–December 31, 2013
Veterans Book Project: Objects for Deployment
April 4, 2013–November 10, 2013
2013 Scholastic Art Awards – Wisconsin Exhibition
February 2, 2013–March 17, 2013
Grete Marks: When Modern Was Degenerate
September 6, 2012–February 17, 2013