"This Is a Portrait If I Say So: Identity in American Art, 1912 to Today" investigates evolving concepts of identity through works from early 20th century through today by artists such as Marsden Hartley, Charles Demuth, Robert Rauschenberg, Yoko Ono, Glenn Ligon, Roni Horn, and more.
Today the new portrait of former Bowdoin president Barry Mills will be revealed on the second floor of Hubbard Hall. In anticipation of this event, Co-director of the Bowdoin Museum of Art Anne Goodyear recently offered a brief tour of the gallery where Mills' portrait will hang.
A group of new acquisitions at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art will be shared for the first time at a "Members Evening" on May 5
Susan Wegner and several students from her fall 2015 course in Mannerism will lead a “Salon” on May 12 in which they discuss the works in the exhibition, "Beautiful Monstrosities, Elegant Distortions: The Artifice of Sixteenth-Century Mannerism."
Luke DuBois is a "new media" artist in every sense of the term. A composer, computer programmer, filmmaker, and installation artist, his video, sound, and print-based works compose "R. Luke DuBois—Now," the Bowdoin College Museum of Art exhibition that is reviewed in The Boston Globe.