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A Decade of Collecting
July 11–October 3
A Decade of Collecting
July 11–October 3
A Decade of Collecting
July 11–October 3
A Decade of Collecting
July 11–October 3


Tina Barney, American, b. 1945
Marina's Room
Ektacolor print
Museum Purchase with Curriculum Support Funds, 1998.10
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum
Image © the Artist


iona rozeal brown
American, b. 1966
One for the Money, Two Faux the Show (Still Pimpin’) (After Katsukawa), 2006
Acrylic and gold leaf
Museum purchase with funds from an anonymous donor, 2007.1
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum
Image © the Artist


Louise Nevelson, American, 1899-1988
Open Zag #2, 1974
Wood, 43 1/2 x 35 3/4 x 5 in.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Cross, 1996.8
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum
Image © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jacob Adriaensz Backer, Dutch, 1608-1651
Portrait of A Young Woman, 17th century
Oil on canvas, 24 ½ x 19 ½ inches
Museum Purchase with Nancy and Daniel Brody Art Acquisition Fund, 1998.8.1
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum

African American Art
July 11–August 19

Kara Walker
American, b. 1969
African/American, 1998
Linocut, 14/40
Museum Purchase with Curriculum Support Funds, 1999.25
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum
Image © the Artist

African American Art
July 11–August 19

Vincent Smith
American, 1930 - 2003
Negotiating Committee for Amnesty, 1972
Oil, sand and collage on canvas,
61 1/4 x 49 1/2 inches
Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Childe Hassam Fund, 1975.8
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum
Image © the Artist's Estate


African American Art
July 11–August 19

Roy DeCarava, American, b. 1919
Graduation, New York, 1949/82
Gelatin silver print, 11 x 14 in.
Museum purchase , 1987.16           
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum
Image © the Artist
Arshile Gorky
August 24 – October 28

Arshile Gorky, Armenian-American, 1904-1948
Untitled, c. 1935
Graphite on paper,
11 1/8 x 8 inches
Museum purchase with support of the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Charitable Trust and the Museum Volunteer Board. 2007.4
Image © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Sculpture
from the Collection

August 10-October 3

Sol Lewitt
American, b. 1927
Incomplete Open Cube, 1974
Painted aluminum
42 x 42 x 42 inches
Membership Art Acquisition Fund Purchase, 1976.3
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum
Image © the Artist
Photography
from the Collection
August 24-October 28

Joel-Peter Witkin
American, born 1939
Woman in the Blue Hat, New York, 1985
Toned gelatin silver print, edition of 15, 15 in. x 15 in.
Promised gift of Irwin Berman, 2007.EL.1.2

Photography
from the Collection
August 24-October 28

Lorna Simpson
American, born 1961
Untitled (Upper Case Wig/Lower Case Wig), 1994
Gelatin silver print, 20 in. x 16 in.
Promised gift of Irwin Berman, 2007.EL.1.1

What a Family!
November 3- December 23


Philippe Halsman, American, born in Latvia, 1906-1979
Ethel Merman (& Children), 1956
Photograph
13 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.
Gift of Lawrence Berenson, 1980.86.42
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum
Image © the Estate of Philippe Halsman
William Christenberry
Site/Possession

October 19-December 23

William Christenberry, American, b. 1936
Untitled, June 11, 2006
German ink with two brushes in tandem on paper, 40 x 32 inches
Courtesy of the artist and Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.

William Christenberry
Site/Possession

October 19-December 23


William Christenberry, American, b. 1936
Dream Building (Blue), 2000,
Screenprint, 25 x 35 inches, edition of 21
Courtesy of the artist and Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.
The Dresser Trunk Project
November 3– December 23

Lisa Henry Benham
Dresser Trunk

The Carver Inn, Charlottesville,VA, was
the only hotel listed for black travelers in the “Negro Motorist”Travelers Guide. The Carver was demolished to make way for the expansion of Preston Avenue.
Photo by Lisa Henry Benham
What a Family!
November 3- December 23

Pablo Picasso,
Spanish, 1881-1973
Les Duex Saltimbanques, 1905
Drypoint
Bequest of T. Catesby Jones to the University of Virginia Library, 1947; transferred to the University of Virginia Art Museum, 1975.43.18
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum
Image © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Exhibitions 2008        
The Plantation in American Art
November 3- December 23
     


Thomas Coram
British, 1756 – 1811
View of Mulberry, House and Street,
ca. 1800
Oil on paper, 4 1/19 x 6 1/16 inches
Gibbes Museum of Art


Stephen Marc, American, b. 1954
Untitled from the Passage on the Underground Railroad Series, 2002
Archival pigment inkjet print, 18 x 52 inches
Courtesy of the artist

Alice Ravenel Huger Smith (1876 – 1958)
Mending A Break in a Rice Field, from the series, A Carolina Rice Plantation of the Fifties, ca. 1935
Watercolor on paper, 17.40 x 21.93 inches
Gibbes Museum of Art

Radcliffe Bailey American, b. 1968
Tobacco Blues, 15/30, 2000
Color Aquatint etching with photogravure and chine-collé on paper, 50 x 40 inches
Gibbes Museum of Art

Winslow Homer
American, 1836 – 1910
A Visit from the Old Mistress,
1876
Oil on canvas, 18 x 24 1/8 inches
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, U.S.A.

Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution / Art Resource, NY

Speed
May 10-July 13
     

Statuette of a Horse and Rider, Cypriot,
ca. 475–325 BC
Bichrome ware
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts,
Gift of the Crawford Foundation

Stephen Fox (American, born 1957)
Roadside
, 1990
Oil on canvas
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Gift of The Fabergé Society in honor of J. Harwood Cochrane. 
Photo by Travis Fullerton


Dakini, Tibetan, ca. 18th century, bronze, gold leaf. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Gift of an Anonymous Donor.  Photo by Katherine Wetzel


James E. Buttersworth (American, 1817-1894)
A Racing Yacht on the Great South Bay,
19th-century, Oil on canvas. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts,             Gift of Eugene B. Sydnor, Jr. 
Photo by Travis Fullerton
Irwin Berman: Stools
May 3 – June 15
Irwin Berman, American
Speechless, 2001
Aluminum prototype, dimensions variable
Image © the Artist
Himalayan Art
June 6-August 3
Unknown
Thangka
16th/17th century
Opaque color on cloth, 57 x 421⁄2 inches
Lent by David E. Rodriguez, 2006.EL.1.1
Media Gallery: William Wylie
June 3-September 1

William Wylie, American, b. 1957
Untitled #01-113, 2006, from Carrara Series
Pigment Print, 29 1/4 x 36 3/4 (image)
Promised Gift
Image © the Artist
John Toole
June 21-August 9
John Toole
American, 1815-1860
Jenny (Toole) as a Young Woman
Oil on canvas, 25 x 19 1/2 inches
Gift of Mrs. B. Woodruff Weaver, 1984.38.2
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum