Past Exhibitions

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American Art II: 1960-Present

December 13, 2009 – March 7, 2010

For most of the twentieth century, sculpture seemed to be the poor relation of modernist art compared to painting. This ill-fated status changed, however, in the 1960s when painting lost its central position and was replaced by a multiplicity of three-dimensional practices. More

Re-Mastering the Masters: The Classical Tradition

October 18, 2009 – February 7, 2010

Classical and Classicism are terms used in art history to describe a work’s style, motifs, or subject matter. The terms can refer specifically to the artistic traditions of ancient Greece and Rome or have broader connotations and denote the influence of these early civilizations on subsequent periods... More

2009 UNCG Department of Art Faculty Biennial

October 4, 2009 – December 13, 2009

The Weatherspoon is pleased to present the 2009 biennial exhibition of recent work by faculty members in the Department of Art at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. More

Dike Blair: Now and Again - Falk Visiting Artist

September 13, 2009 – December 6, 2009

This major solo exhibition of the work of New York-based artist Dike Blair includes his trademark gouache paintings and post-minimalist light sculptures. After working and exhibiting internationally for more than three decades, Blair’s exhibition at the Weatherspoon will be his first solo museum show... More

American Art, 1900-1960: Shifting Directions

August 9, 2009 – November 29, 2009

We have revived our survey of art from the 20th century to the present with a newly conceived two-part exhibition. Throughout late summer and the fall, a group of works from the permanent collection will demonstrate some important concerns about aesthetics and content by artists working in the first... More

Matisse and His Models: Two Themes

June 28, 2009 – October 4, 2009

This installation of prints by Henri Matisse, all part of the Claribel and Etta Cone Collection, will focus on two aspects of the artist's favorite subject, of which he never tired: the female form. More