Past Exhibitions : 2005

GATTORNO: A CUBAN PAINTER FOR THE WORLD

This retrospective exhibition traces the career of Cuban modernist, Antonio Gattorno (1904-1980), whose life is soon to be documented with a major publication and motion picture. Organized by the LAM.

April 20 - June 5, 2005

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI STUDENT/MFA EXHIBITION


ARCHAEOLOGY AT THE DAWN OF HISTORY: THE KHIRBET ISKANDER COLLECTION

A rare exhibition of archaeological discoveries from the Middle East reveals cultural remains of ancient peoples from the only known city in Canaan during the Early Bronze IV Period, approximately 4,000 years ago. A variety of ceramic vessels, stone tools, and religious objects from the site of Khirbet Iskander, situated on the famous caravan route, east of the Dead Sea, will be featured. Interactive displays, maps, photographs, and artifacts from other time periods and lands will help illustrate differences in pottery and tool development in the ancient world.

Organized by the Erie Art Museum in cooperation with Gannon University with the support of a grant from the Laurel Foundation of Pittsburgh. The Khirbet Iskander archaeological materials are on permanent loan from the Department of Antiquities of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

June 18 - July 24, 2005

JAN MATU LKA: THE GLOBAL MODERNIST

A selection of oils, watercolors, drawings, and prints produced between 1915 and 1940, reveal the considerable achievements of a lesser known modern master, Jan Matulka, whose artistic achievements and role as teacher and mentor, where seminal to the development of America Modernism.

Organized by TMG Projects, Chicago, in conjunction with the estate of Jan Matulka.

June 18 - September 4, 2005

GO FIGURE! MULTI-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF HUMAN FORM FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION

Human form transcends 5,000 years of artistic media and cultures. Organized by the LAM.

August 6 - September 4, 2005

UM FACULTY- BILLIE LYNN: UNCANNY

One-person exhibition features interactive, kinetic sculpture and a series of "tapings," low relief works in duct tape, that explore the liminal state between subject and object. Organized by the LAM.

September 17 - November 13, 2005

EDWARD WESTON: LIFE WORK

A 100-image survey of a great American artist, containing an outstanding selection of vintage prints from all phases of the five decade career of one of the most influential American photographers of the 20th century. Previously unpublished masterpieces are interspersed with well known signature images.

Organized by Curatorial Assistance Traveling Exhibitions.

APOCALYPSE THEN: IMAGES OF DESTRUCTION, PROPHECY AND JUDGMENT FROM DURER TO THE 20TH CENTURY

For more than two thousand years, apocalyptic writings have revealed visions of humanity expressed through depictions, premonitions, and reports of disaster and redemption. The exhibition presents selected works of art inspired by apocalyptic writing or thought. Beginning with Durer's famous series of woodcuts inspired by

The Revelation of Saint John
, the exhibition includes images from the next 500 years. Organized and circulated by the Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.