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Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

Ralston Crawford: Air & Space & War

June 20, 2021 to September 19, 2021

Ralston Crawford’s art underwent a dramatic evolution in the 1940s influenced by aviation—from his personal experiences in flight, to his exposure to the construction of airplanes and the destruction they wrought in the war.Crawford served in the Weather Division of the Army Air Force and...

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Wayne Thiebaud 100: Paintings, Prints, and Drawings

February 5, 2022 to May 8, 2022

To honor the 100th birthday of celebrated artist Wayne Thiebaud, the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, is organizing Wayne Thiebaud 100: Paintings, Prints, and Drawings. This major retrospective will represent the artist’s achievements in all media, with works drawn from the Crocker’s...

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Gatecrashers: The Rise of the Self-Taught Artist in America

May 28, 2022 to September 5, 2022

This exhibition examines how, after World War I, artists without formal training “crashed the gates” of major museums in the United States, diversifying the art world across lines of race, ethnicity, class, ability, and gender.Included are over 50 works by celebrated painters such as...

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Fragile Earth: The Naturalist Impulse in Contemporary Art

September 24, 2022 to January 8, 2023

Fragile Earth showcases the diverse approaches taken by ecologically concerned artists today, illustrating the powerful role they play in advocating for environmental causes.Artists Jennifer Angus, Mark Dion, Courtney Mattison, and James Prosek have created striking work...

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Jamie Wyeth: Unsettled

February 4, 2023 to May 29, 2023

This exhibition traces a persistent vein of intriguing, often disconcerting imagery over the career of renowned artist Jamie Wyeth (b. 1946). Frequently countered and even hidden by Wyeth’s fuller body of work—particularly his immensely popular coastal views, farmscapes, and other illustration...

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Joseph Stella: Visionary Nature

June 17, 2023 to September 24, 2023

A pioneering modernist in American art, Joseph Stella (1877-1946) is recognized primarily for his dynamic Futurist-inspired paintings of New York, in particular Coney Island and the Brooklyn Bridge. Through these majestic works—which emerged beginning in 1913—Stella established his reputation as...

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