Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts

Dates:

Location:

Focus Gallery, Media Gallery, Center Gallery, Halford Gallery, Becker Gallery, Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery
Presenting exceptional works of art since 1970 from the collection, many on view for the first time, this exhibition highlights art’s purposes as tools for observation, inquiry, and learning in a Liberal Arts context.

Works

"Angel," 2007, c-print by Alfredo Jaar.
"Blue, Yellow," 1991, color polaroid, by William Wegman.
"Composition Trouvée," 1990, by Guillaume Bijl

About

Presenting exceptional works of art since 1970 from the collection, many on view for the first time, this exhibition highlights art’s purposes as tools for observation, inquiry, and learning in a Liberal Arts context. Selections include works by Jenny Holzer, Alfredo Jaar, Glen Ligon, Chris Ofili, Nancy Spero, Andy Warhol, William Wegman, Cui Xiuwen, and many others.

Press

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Maine Sunday Telegram, May 26, 2019