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The Harper’s Weekly Illustrations: Winslow Homer’s Americana

January 30 – April 23, 2016

Rotunda Gallery

Considered one of the foremost artists of 19th century America Art, Winslow Homer (1836-1910) began his artistic career as an illustrator.  

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Winslow Homer

Winslow Homer (American, 183601910), Gathering Berries (Harper’s Weekly, July 11, 1874), 1874, wood engraving, 9-1/8 x 13-5/8 inches, Friends of the UW Art Museum Purchase, 1979.23

Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power

from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation

January 30 – May 14, 2016

Friends, Colorado, Chicago, and East Galleries

Kara Walker is one of the most successful and widely known contemporary African American artists today; she is remarkable for her radical engagement with issues of race, gender, and sexuality and the media with which she pursues her studies. 

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Kara Walker

Kara Walker (American, b. 1969), Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated): Alabama Loyalists Greeting the Federal Gun-Boats, edition 21/35, 2005, offset lithography and screenprint, 39 x 53 inches, collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation

Philosophy 4000/5000 – The Sublime;
Honors Program 3153 – Art and Environment;
Honors Program 2151 – The Empire Strikes Back:
Postcolonial Studies with a Focus on Africa;
Elementary Education 3170 – Art in the Elementary School

January 30 – June 4, 2016

Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Teaching Gallery

The Art Museum continues the successful teaching gallery model in in the Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Teaching Gallery by working closely with faculty from the Honors Program, Education and Philosophy for their specific courses on issues of art and the environment, the notion of the sublime, elementary school art education and concepts of postcolonial society. 

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Eliot Porter (American, 1901-1990), Ice Cave, near Scott Base, Ross Island, Antarctica, December 7, 1975, 1975, dy transfer print, 10-7/16 x 8-1/16 inches, gift of Melvin and Elaine Wolfe, 1984.195,45

41st Annual Juried University of Wyoming Student Exhibition

February 12 – March 19, 2016

Boyle, South One, South Two Galleries

Now in its forty-first year, the Annual Juried UW Student Exhibition is open to any student enrolled at UW in this academic year.

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Student Exhibition

Student artwork is on display in the Art Museum during the Annual Juried UW Student Exhibition

Upcoming Summer Exhibitions

From Samurai to Geisha: Depictions of Gender in Japanese Ukyo-e Woodblock Prints
April 2 – July 23, 2016; Boyle Gallery

Beyond the Model: Contemporary Women Artists from the Art Museum Collection (Part I)
April 2 – August 13, 2016; South One Gallery

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