Building a College Collection: Select Recent Acquisitions

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: Building a College Collection: Select Recent Acquisitions

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Halford Gallery, Focus Gallery, Center Gallery, Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery
Building on the foundational gifts of the Bowdoin family and other generous donors, the Museum collection has grown to encompass over 20,000 objects. This exhibition highlights some of the recent gifts and purchases expanding the Museum's encyclopedic holdings. This installation will feature select sculpture, paintings, photographs, works on paper, and decorative arts.Among those artists represented are Ansel Adams, Eva Hesse, Ando Hiroshige, Henry Moore, Louise Bourgeois, Martin Puryear and Man Ray.

Works

Man Ray, “Untitled.”, 1923, Oil on board (brush and palette knife), Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, Museum Purchase, The Markell Family Fund, ©2012 Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris 2011.279 1/4 in. x 7 1/4 in. (23.5 cm x 18.42 cm).

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Building on the foundational gifts of the Bowdoin family and other generous donors, the Museum collection has grown to encompass over 20,000 objects. This exhibition highlights some of the recent gifts and purchases expanding the Museum's encyclopedic holdings. This installation will feature select sculpture, paintings, photographs, works on paper, and decorative arts.Among those artists represented are Ansel Adams, Eva Hesse, Ando Hiroshige, Henry Moore, Louise Bourgeois, Martin Puryear and Man Ray.