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American Prints From The 1920s And 1930s: Selections From The Permanent Collection, University Of Richmond Museums Jan 2001

American Prints From The 1920s And 1930s: Selections From The Permanent Collection, University Of Richmond Museums

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American Prints from the 1920s and 1930s: Selections from the Permanent Collection

February 20 to March 25, 2001

Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond Museums

Introduction

American printmaking experienced a surge in popularity during the 1920s and 1930s, when many artists began looking to their own environments as subject matter. Urban and country life, realistic or idealized, appeared in the work of Social Realist and Regionalist artists. Their images were used as illustrations for novels, poetry, short stories and advertisements. Influential to the style and quality of printmaking at this time was the immigration of artists from Europe. Of the ...


Origin Stories: Creation Narratives In Australian Aboriginal Art, University Of Richmond Museums Jan 2001

Origin Stories: Creation Narratives In Australian Aboriginal Art, University Of Richmond Museums

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Origin Stories: Creation Narratives in Australian Aboriginal Art

September 26 to December 9, 2001

Marsh Art Gallery

Introduction

The Kluge-Ruhe Collection provides an incredibly valuable resource for people in Virginia and throughout the country to study and appreciate some of the most interesting and exciting work being created today - contemporary Australian Aboriginal art.

John Kluge of Virginia began collecting Aboriginal art in 1987, and in 1993 he purchased the collection of Professor Edward L. Ruhe of the University of Kansas, Lawrence. With a mission to educate the American public about Aboriginal art, the Kluge-Ruhe Collection was formed in 1997 when ...