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Past Exhibitions

March 24, 2015–May 18, 2015
Ryerson and Burnham LIbraries (weekdays only)
Beautifully illustrated treatises, manuals, and other printed material offer a look into the history of landscape and garden design in Europe and the United States.
Beautifully illustrated treatises, manuals, and other printed material offer a look into the history of landscape and garden design in Europe and the United States.
September 27, 2014–May 10, 2015
Gallery 154
Over 60 sumptuous works of art—mosaics, architectural fragments, manuscripts, glass, silver, textiles, and painted icons—come together from museums throughout Greece.
Over 60 sumptuous works of art—mosaics, architectural fragments, manuscripts, glass, silver, textiles, and painted icons—come together from museums throughout Greece.
January 22, 2015–May 3, 2015
Galleries 188–189
This “retrospective in a room” brings together several decades’ worth of Gossage's work to highlight three distinct ways that the artist has approached photography.
This “retrospective in a room” brings together several decades’ worth of Gossage's work to highlight three distinct ways that the artist has approached photography.
February 15, 2015–May 3, 2015
Galleries 182–184
The first in the Modern Series, this exhibition examines modern art and the rapidly shifting conditions of modernity through the provocative lens of fragmentation.
The first in the Modern Series, this exhibition examines modern art and the rapidly shifting conditions of modernity through the provocative lens of fragmentation.
November 1, 2014–April 12, 2015
Galleries 2–3
Welling’s debut series, "Diary/Landscape" (1977–86) is both a beautiful and moving meditation on family, history, memory, and place, and a significant emblem of the Pictures Generation.
Welling’s debut series, "Diary/Landscape" (1977–86) is both a beautiful and moving meditation on family, history, memory, and place, and a significant emblem of the Pictures Generation.
November 19, 2014–April 5, 2015
Gallery 186
Featuring a lone DJ spinning records on a rooftop surrounded by exploding fireworks, Sala's 2003 video manipulates sound and image to astonishingly new effect.
Featuring a lone DJ spinning records on a rooftop surrounded by exploding fireworks, Sala's 2003 video manipulates sound and image to astonishingly new effect.
November 9, 2014–March 30, 2015
Bluhm Family Terrace
Schütte's large-scale figure of a woman plays with the conventions of the classic female nude, both eulogizing and undermining the traditional iconographic vocabulary.
Schütte's large-scale figure of a woman plays with the conventions of the classic female nude, both eulogizing and undermining the traditional iconographic vocabulary.
January 9, 2015–March 29, 2015
Gallery 107
Various working styles are highlighted in this exhibition devoted to the mysterious Japanese artist Toshusai Sharaku, known only for a 10-month period in 1794–1795 when his work flourished.
Various working styles are highlighted in this exhibition devoted to the mysterious Japanese artist Toshusai Sharaku, known only for a 10-month period in 1794–1795 when his work flourished.
January 20, 2015–March 23, 2015
Ryerson and Burnham LIbraries (weekdays only)
This exhibition showcases a selection of visionary bindings by Mary Louise Reynolds, an American who became a central figure in the Parisian Surrealist movement.
This exhibition showcases a selection of visionary bindings by Mary Louise Reynolds, an American who became a central figure in the Parisian Surrealist movement.
November 11, 2014–March 8, 2015
Gallery 294
This exhibition showcases Riley's bold, rhythmic abstractions, including an emblematic early canvas, two of her iconic “stripe” paintings, and the only sculpture she ever created.
This exhibition showcases Riley's bold, rhythmic abstractions, including an emblematic early canvas, two of her iconic “stripe” paintings, and the only sculpture she ever created.