Past Exhibitions

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TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art

June 21, 2008 – September 28, 2008

“TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art” is the most extensive and significant exhibition of this material ever presented in North Carolina. It is also the first to look closely at the connections between Latinos working in the United States and artists from Latin America. More

Class Pictures: Photographs by Dawoud Bey

June 15, 2008 – September 7, 2008

For the past fifteen years, Dawoud Bey has made striking, large-scale color portraits of students at high schools across the United States. Depicting teenagers from a wide economic, social, and ethnic spectrum, Bey creates compelling portraits of contemporary youth that transcend stereotypes. More

The Faraway/Nearby: Landscapes and Urban Views from the Permanent Collection

May 16, 2008 – August 24, 2008

Artists observe, interpret and express their feelings about the world around them. “The Faraway/Nearby: Landscapes and Urban Views from the Permanent Collection” brings together a diverse array of modern and contemporary outdoor images. Collectively, these landscapes and urbanscapes remind us of... More

2008 UNCG Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

May 4, 2008 – June 1, 2008

The "2008 UNCG MFA Thesis Exhibition" features work by five candidates in the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Department of Art graduate program: Jeff Bell (sculpture), Katie Claiborne (painting), Peter Goff (sculpture), Kelly Queener (painting) and Garima Saxena (intermedia). More

Picasso: Prints Inspired by the Ballets Russes

April 6, 2008 – June 22, 2008

It is well known that the Weatherspoon Art Museum has an impressive collection of prints and bronzes by Henri Matisse. A surprise to many is that the Weatherspoon also has a collection of prints by Matisse’s great contemporary, Pablo Picasso. This spring, the Museum’s collection of Picasso prints... More

The Lining of Forgetting: Internal & External Memory in Art

February 10, 2008 – May 25, 2008

“The Lining of Forgetting” explores the ways we remember, both as individuals and collectively, and highlights how we mostly forget, rewrite and fabricate memory. The exhibition features sculpture, photography, work on paper, installation, video and computer-generated works by fourteen artists of... More