American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood
June 10, 2016–September 5, 2016
Step into the screen-worthy melodramas, war sagas, and western spectacles captured in the paintings and murals of this quintessential American artist. Early Hollywood, with its new, captivating way of telling stories, gripped the imagination of the young painter, who applied the larger-than-life techniques of moviemaking to depict compelling narratives in paint. American Epics is the first major exhibition on this important twentieth-century painter in more than twenty-five years.
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.
Small Expressions: Handweavers Guild of America
July 23, 2016–August 14, 2016
America Seen! Regionalism from the American Art Collection
May 27, 2016–September 25, 2016
Penelope Umbrico: Future Perfect
May 5, 2016–August 7, 2016
Taking Center Stage: The Lanford Wilson Collection of Self-Taught Art
April 15, 2016–July 3, 2016
Anders Zorn: Sweden’s Painter-Etcher
April 8, 2016–July 31, 2016
2016 Scholastic Art Awards: Wisconsin Exhibition
January 30, 2016–March 13, 2016