Past Exhibitions

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High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting 1967-1975

August 6, 2006 – October 15, 2006

New York in the late 1960s and early 1970s was an exhilarating place for artists to be. Just as the country witnessed numerous social and political changes that were breaking down all kinds of barriers, the New York art world exploded in all directions. Most art-historical accounts of this period say... More

Alex Katz: Works from the Permanent Collection

July 23, 2006 – October 1, 2006

Some artists in the Weatherspoon's permanent collection have been collected 'in-depth,' meaning that the museum has acquired a variety of their work over time. This allows the museum to schedule 'focus shows,'—small exhibitions that feature one artist. In recent years, Eva Hesse, Warren Brandt, John... More

Figured/In: Representing the Human Form - Works from the Permanent Collection

July 9, 2006 – November 5, 2006

Three years ago, the Weatherspoon began showing highlights from its permanent collection in two parts: art from the first half of the twentieth century was shown in the Fall, and the second half in the Spring. This two-part survey attempted to show examples of important art movements from Social Realism... More

Juan Manuel Echavarria, Mouths of Ash

June 25, 2006 – September 10, 2006

Colombian artist, Juan Manuel Echavarria, uses video and photography to create a visual requiem to his country. More

2006 UNCG MFA Thesis Exhibition

May 7, 2006 – June 11, 2006

The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition features works by ten MFA candidates in the UNCG Department of Art graduate program. MFA 2006 artists include: Katie Davis (painting), Nick Farrell (painting and film), Gina Gibson (digital), Robert Igoe (painting), Joseph Kopfler (sculpture), Patrick Leger (... More

In Edition: Books, Prints & Multiples from the 1960s & 1970s

April 9, 2006 – July 9, 2006

The exhibition, “In Edition”, examines artists who in the 1960s and 70s began to generate editioned work or “multiples” and revitalized and legitimized the practice of using economical reproduction methods to create artwork. Although printmaking and casting have long been standard art practices... More