Recent Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Recent Exhibitions

Opened in 2015:

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Opened in 2013:

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About the Exhibitions

IB-GraweInspiring Beauty:
50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

January 31–April 24, 2016
in the Grand Gallery & Lockhart Gallery

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Pictured: Tilmann Grawe (France), cocktail dress, 2003-04. Photo courtesy Johnson Publishing Company, LLC.

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UneDanse_still_13-webMarcel Dzama: Une Danse des Bouffons (A Jester’s Dance)

December 10, 2015–January 24, 2016
in the Lockhart Gallery

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Pictured: Video still courtesy David Zwirner, NY/London.

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Carl Peters drawing of handsArt for the People: Carl W. Peters and the Rochester WPA Murals

October 18, 2015–January 3, 2016 in the Grand Gallery

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Pictured: Carl W. Peters, Study of Hands (ca. 1940).

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Rick Hock: Codices

November 11–January 3 in the Hurlbut Gallery

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Pictured: Detail of Duchamp Codex (1980s). Polaroid transfer print. Private collection, courtesy Visual Studies Workshop.

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Jacob Lawrence: The Legend of John Brown Portfolio

August 28–November 29, 2015 in the Lockhart Gallery

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Pictured: Jacob Lawrence, After John Brown’s capture, he was put to trial for his life in Charles Town,Virginia (now West Virginia).

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65th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition

July 26–September 13, 2015 in the Grand Gallery

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Pictured: Spring Flowers, Jellybeans by Kate Timm
of Sterling, Cayuga Co.

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96.57.7In Search of Shadows

May 8–August 16, 2015 in the Lockhart Gallery
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Pictured: Luciano Guarnieri, Lesser Town Square (1969). Estates of Maurice R. and Maxine B. Forman.
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Gispert-webThe Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection

April 26–June 28, 2015 in the Grand Gallery

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Pictured: Luis Gispert, Living Room (from Urban Myths, PT 1) (2003). C-print.
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Stone Gate ceramic by Wayne Higby Infinite Place:
The Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby

January 25–March 29, 2015 in the Grand Gallery

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Pictured: Stone Gate (2007). Collection of the artist.
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Robert Kirschbaum's The 42 LettersRobert Kirschbaum’s
The 42-Letter Name

December 12, 2014–April 26, 2015 in the Lockhart Gallery

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Pictured: Robert Kirschbaum, letterpress and relief print from The 42-Letter Name (2009). Gift of the artist.

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NCCIL-Golden Books show, 2007-09-07.Golden Legacy:
65 Years of Golden Books

October 19, 2014–January 4, 2015
in the Grand Gallery

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Pictured: Gertrude Elliot, Two Little Gardeners (1951). © Random House, Inc.

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infinity-web-1Infinity Boxes by Matt Elson

October 19, 2014–January 4, 2015
in the Grand Gallery and exhibition galleries

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Pictured: Matt Elson, Infinity Box No. 2: You and Me Together (2012). Courtesy of the artist.

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print from Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six GhostsNew Ghosts for A New Age:
Yoshitoshi’s New Forms of 36 Ghosts

Japanese Prints from the Arthur R. Miller Collection

August 29–November 30, 2014 in the Lockhart Gallery

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Pictured: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Kiyohime Changing into a Serpent at Hidaka River (1890).

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6th Rochester Biennial

July 13–September 21, 2014
in the Grand Gallery

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Action, from The Glove by Max KlingerVisions in Black and White:
The Graphic Work of Max Klinger

May 16–August 17, 2014 in the Lockhart Gallery
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Pictured: Action (Handlung), from A Glove (Ein Handschuh). Knapp Fund.

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Matisse as Printmaker:
Works from the Pierre and
Tana Matisse Foundation

April 6–June 8, 2014 in the Grand Gallery

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Alexander Matisse: New Ceramics

April 6–June 8, 2014 in the Grand Gallery

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Pictured:  Charger (2013). Collection of Dr. and Mrs. William Eby.

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school23-1Collaborations: Works by Students at Francis Parker Elementary School #23 in Classes at MAG

April 24–May 10, 2014 in the Lucy Burne Gallery

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Llalla PalloozaEduardo Paolozzi’s
General Dynamic F.U.N.

January 31–May 4, 2014 in the Lockhart Gallery

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Pictured: Eduardo Paolozzi, Llalla Pallooza… Image fades but memory lingers on.
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Kano-webRedefining the Multiple:
13 Contemporary Japanese Printmakers

January 19– March 16, 2014 in the Grand Gallery

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Pictured: Shunsuke Kano, B&B_06 (2008). Courtesy Ewing Gallery of Art & Architecture.
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takagi japanese formNew Beginnings

Japanese Prints of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s

January 19– March 16, 2014 in the Grand Gallery

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Pictured: Shiro Takagi, Japanese Form (Tomoe) (1964).
Marion Stratton Gould Fund.
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64.86Connoisseurs Around the Corner:
Gifts of Art from MAG’s Founding Family

September 6, 2013–January 19, 2014 in the Lockhart Gallery

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Pictured: Charles Demuth, Zinnias (1915). Gift of Gertrude Herdle Moore and Isabel C. Herdle in memory of their father, George L. Herdle.
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work by emily miah stewart in memory theatre 2013 exhibitionMemory Theatre 2013

October 9–December 29, 2013 in the Grand Gallery
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Pictured: Emily Miah Stewart, Memory Map of Joe’s Pond (2004). Private collection.
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Creative Workshop Living Memory Alumni Show: Part II

September 24–October 24, 2013 in the Lucy Burne Gallery (Creative Workshop)

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Pictured: Works by Creative Workshop alumnus Daniel Lempert and former head of ceramics Alex Hazlett.
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64th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition

July 14–September 8, 2013 in the Grand Gallery
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woodcut by Kiki Smith from portfolio Mortal

Mortal: A Portfolio of Woodcuts by Kiki Smith

May 24–August 18, 2013 in the Lockhart Gallery

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Pictured: Kiki Smith, woodcut from the portfolio Mortal (2007). Gift of the Gallery Council.

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Eugen Bracht, Morning Star

It Came From the Vault: Rarely Seen Works from MAGs Collection

March 17-June 9, 2013  in the Grand Gallery

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Pictured: Eugen Bracht Morning Star, ca. 1900

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Three Master by John Marin

Becoming Modern: Armory Show Artists at MAG

January 25–May 12, 2013 in the Lockhart Gallery

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Pictured: John Marin, Three Master (1923). Gift of a Friend of the Gallery. ©2012 Estate of John Marin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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painting by Creative Workshop alumnus Richmond Futch Jr.

Creative Workshop Living Memory Alumni Show: Part I

April 15–May 9, 2013 in the Lucy Burne Gallery (Creative Workshop)

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Pictured: In Transition is by Richmond Futch Jr., who got his start as a Creative Workshop student.
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works by winslow homer and loraine cooley from art reflected

Art Reflected: The Inspiration of 100 Years

February 10–April 21, 2013 throughout the galleries
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Pictured: Winslow Homer, The Artist’s Studio in an Afternoon Fog (1894) and the new work it inspired, a bracelet by Loraine Cooley, Webster, NY.

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