At First Light: Two Centuries of Artists in Maine

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: At First Light: Two Centuries of Artists in Maine

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Center Gallery, Media Gallery, Becker Gallery, Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery, Halford Gallery, Focus Gallery
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of statehood, the exhibition brings together some of the most outstanding artistic treasures created in Maine over the last two centuries.

 

 

Works

“Marine,” ca. 1910, watercolor and gouache by Charles Herbert Woodbury
“Green Breaker, “1913, oil on panel by George Bellows
"After the Storm, Vinalhaven," 1938-39, oil on canvas, by Marsden Hartley
“The Weirs–Robinhood Cove in Early Summer,” ca. 1940, watercolor over charcoal by William Zorach

About

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of statehood, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art will bring together some of the most outstanding artistic treasures created in Maine over the last two centuries. All artistic mediums will be represented, including painting, sculpture, drawing, print-making, photography, new media art, and various craft traditions. While many works will come from the Museum's collection, the exhibition will also include important works from other institutions, artists, and private collectors in Maine and beyond. The exhibition will honor the extraordinary diversity that characterizes the arts in Maine.