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Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

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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Enchanted Castles and Noble Knights

November 28, 2014 to January 4, 2015

Unforgettable, iconic paintings and drawings illustrating the romance and daring stories of King Arthur, the Knights of the Round Table, and other tales of quests and chivalry were featured in this exhibition...

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Andrew Wyeth: Lines of Thought

September 20, 2014 to March 15, 2015

Over his remarkable seven-decade career, Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) created thousands of drawings in pencil and watercolor, a body of work that he rarely exhibited...

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Exalted Nature: The Real and Fantastic World of Charles E. Burchfield

August 23, 2014 to November 16, 2014

The vibrant, visionary landscapes of Charles Burchfield (1893-1967), one of the leading American artists of the 20th century, were the focus of this major exhibition, featuring over 50 paintings borrowed from important public and private collections across the United States...

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Matthew Jensen: Alongside Tall Grasses

August 23, 2014 to November 16, 2014

The scenic backdrop of the Brandywine River inspired a newly commissioned work by Brooklyn-based artist Matthew Jensen, an artist known for embracing new photographic technology...

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Wilhelm Schimmel: A Bold Piece of Work

May 23, 2014 to June 22, 2014

This exhibition featured wooden sculptures hand-carved in the 19th century by German immigrant Wilhelm Schimmel (1817-1890).Although famed for his carved birds, from his large eagles to the smaller parrots, Schimmel also created dogs, lions, squirrels and other more fantastic...

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A Date with Art: The Business of Illustrated Calendars

January 25, 2014 to May 18, 2014

Howard Pyle, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell and N.C. Wyeth—foremost illustrators in the first half of the 20th century—created some of their best-known images for advertising calendars. Calendars hung in millions of homes, shops and offices, providing artists with an opportunity...

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N.C. Wyeth's America in the Making

January 25, 2014 to May 18, 2014

Images of inspirational and patriotic events in American history, from Coronado’s 16th-century expedition through the Southwest to Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address in 1865, were on view in this exhibition.   N.C. Wyeth’s America in the Making featured 12...

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Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan

June 15, 2013 to November 17, 2013

A small island off the coast of Maine, Monhegan has long lured artists to its remote shores, promising dramatic ocean vistas, rugged landscapes, and inspiring scenes of men struggling against the forces of nature. This exhibition examined the fascination that the...

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Which Way the Wind Blows: Antique American Weathervanes

May 25, 2013 to July 28, 2013

Functional and artistic, weathervanes roosted over American buildings both humble and high style—barns and banks, churches and courthouses. Viewed today as folk art, weathervanes were one of the earliest sculptural forms in the United States. Weathervane forms run the gamut through...

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Andrew Wyeth's "Ides of March": The Making of a Masterpiece

March 15, 2013 to May 27, 2013

This exhibition offered a historic opportunity to view Andrew Wyeth's rarely-seen tempera painting, Ides of March (1974).Along with more than 30 of the studies that were instrumental to his development of the composition. Assembled together for the first time, these provided...

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