Past Exhibitions

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Jeff Whetstone: Post Pleistocene

November 2, 2008 – February 22, 2009

North Carolina-based photographer Jeff Whetstone’s newest body of work, “Post-Pleistocene”, examines the history of man-made markings found within the depths of the Saltpetre caves of Tennessee and Alabama. More

40th Anniversary Art on Paper 2008

October 19, 2008 – January 25, 2009

The Weatherspoon Art Museum is pleased to announce the selection of artists for the “Art on Paper 2008” biennial exhibition. Xandra Eden, the Weatherspoon’s Curator of Exhibitions, has invited seventy-five artists of regional and international significance to present unique works made on, or of... More

Kiki Smith: Touch of the Eye/Look of the Hand

September 28, 2008 – December 7, 2008

Although Kiki Smith is best known for her sculpture, printmaking has been an important part of her work since the mid-1980s. Just as she expanded the scope of contemporary sculpture with a prolific body of intensely personal work expressed through a variety of media, Smith has stretched the realm of... More

Eve Aschheim: Falk Visiting Artist

September 21, 2008 – December 14, 2008

Eve Aschheim's abstract paintings and drawings contain highly nuanced spatial relationships composed with a restrained palette and the artist's own enigmatic system of mark-making. Her exhibition at the Weatherspoon features work from 2005 to 2008, including a recent series of small canvases that diverge... More

The 1960s: Decade of Change

September 7, 2008 – December 21, 2008

No exhibition, small or large, could express the many conflicting social, political, intellectual, and artistic forces of the 1960s. It was an era that is perhaps now impossible to define. For many Americans, life during the 1960s included the Vietnam War, peace protests, the civil rights movement,... More

Peter Takal Drawings

July 6, 2008 – October 19, 2008

Peter Takal (1905-1995) was born in Romania, educated in Berlin in the 1920s, lived and worked in Paris in the 1930s and became a U.S. citizen in 1944. More