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Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect

June 24, 2017 to September 17, 2017

To mark the 100th anniversary of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Brandywine River Museum of Art and the Seattle Art Museum organized an exhibition of over one hundred of his finest paintings and works on papers selected from major museums and private collections.

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Imagine Brandywine

June 8, 2017 to October 8, 2017

Imagine Brandywine is an exhibition space for the display of multidisciplinary art projects by area students, inspired by the collections and surroundings of the Brandywine River Museum of Art.

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Rural Modern: American Art Beyond the City

October 29, 2016 to January 22, 2017

Rural Modern explores the adaptation of modernist styles to subject matter associated with the American countryside.Treatments of coastal New England, small-town Pennsylvania, Midwestern farms, and other rural regions of the country illustrate the dispersal of canonical modernist...

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Natural Selections: Andrew Wyeth Plant Studies

August 29, 2015 to February 7, 2016

Throughout his seven-decade career, Andrew Wyeth was constantly inspired by two regions—Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, where he had lived since birth, and Cushing, Maine, where he had spent each summer...

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Gradients

August 8, 2015 to November 15, 2015

In conjunction with the exhibition Things Beyond Resemblance: James Welling Photographs, the Brandywine River Museum of Art commissioned Welling to create a site-specific installation that explores the intersection of photography and sculpture...

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Things Beyond Resemblance: James Welling Photographs

August 8, 2015 to November 15, 2015

In 2010, Los Angeles-based artist James Welling (b. 1951) initiated a series of color photographs inspired by the painter Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009).Welling began the Wyeth series as an examination of Andrew Wyeth’s formative influence on Welling’s career, from his earliest...

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Horace Pippin: The Way I See It

April 19, 2015 to July 19, 2015

One of the leading figures of 20th-century art, Horace Pippin (1888-1946) is known for his insightful, expressive and bold paintings...

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Jamie Wyeth

January 17, 2015 to April 5, 2015

Featuring more than 100 works, this major retrospective examined six decades of the artist's career and charted the evolution of his creative process from his earliest childhood drawings through recurring dreams inspired by the people, places and objects that populate his world...

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