UVaM - University of Virginia Art Museum

Upcoming exhibitions

The Body in Motion

The Body in Motion
April 17 - August 2, 2015

Curated by the U.Va. Museums Internship Class under the guidance of M. Jordan Love, Academic Curator, The Fralin Museum of Art

Interns: Christopher Askew, Melissa Brashear, Sydney Collins, Brenna Darroch, Sean Kim, Riley McCall, Esra Park, Kathryn Scully, Madeline Smith, Holly Zajur

U.Va.’s Museums Internship Class has been given the unique opportunity to curate an exhibition. After searching the Museum’s permanent collection, the class was drawn toward photographs of the body in motion.
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Barbara Morgan, American, 1900-1992, Merce Cunningham: Totem Ancestor, 1942 (reprinted 1980), gelatin silver print, 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.64 cm), gift of L. Bradley Camp, 1984.25.200.12, © Barbara Morgan Archives, courtesy of Bruce Silverstein Gallery, NY.

Anastasi- What Is A Line?

What is a Line?
April 24 - August 2, 2015

Curated by Jennifer Farrell, Curator of Exhibitions with William Auten, Digital Resources Specialist, and Lauren Patton, Docent Coordinator

Whether gestural or restrained, thick or thin, simple or complex, found or created, lines have taken various forms in modern and contemporary art. Inspired by the artist Paul Klee's statement that "a line is a dot that went for a walk," this exhibition, one of the Fralin’s upcoming shows for summer 2015, will examine the diverse ways 20th- and 21st-century artists have used lines—both found and created—in their art.
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William Anastasi, American, b. 1933, Brio, 2004, graphite on paper, 67 x 65 in. (170.18 x 165.1 cm), gift of the Artist and Museum Purchase with Curriculum Support Funds, 2005.24

Anastasi- What Is A Line?

Cavaliers Collect
August 28 - December 20, 2015

Curated by Bruce Boucher, Director

A celebration of The Fralin’s 80th anniversary in 2015, Cavaliers Collect will consist of loans from U.Va. alumni with distinguished art collections as well as works that reflect the broad range of The Fralin’s own collections. Featuring a variety of genres from Asian to contemporary art, we hope the exhibition will capture the artistic interests of U.Va. alumni, faculty, parents, and friends of the Museum.
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Robert Henri, American, 1865-1929, Johnnie Patton, c. 1924, Oil on canvas, 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 in. (59.69 x 49.53 cm), Courtesy of Cynthia K. Fralin and W. Heywood Fralin, Sr.