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A Taste of Art: Lunchtime Art Talks

In this series of 15-miunute talks, Meher McArthur of the Williamson Gallery takes a close-up look at individual works in the collection.

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The Highlights of the Collection: Noh Theater Robe

Noh Theater Robe Detail

The robe is decorated with wisteria flowers and fans with maple leaves, motifs dating back to the Heian period (c. 794–1185 CE) and associated with feminine refinement, elegance, and sensitivity.

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The Floating World of Video Games

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Ukiyo-e and video games both went through a similar artistic evolution. Like ukiyo-e, video games have grown in cultural value.

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74th Ceramic Annual: Stories Without Borders

The 74th Ceramic Annual focuses on artists whose work speaks about multicultural backgrounds and a sense of belonging.

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Interns’ Show: Ancient & Modern Japan, Opening Mar. 21, Gallery 112

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As Western influence grew in the 20th century, the Japanese incorporated foreign styles into their art. This show, curated by Gallery interns, opens at Gallery 112, 3/21 @ 5:30 pm .

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74th Ceramic Annual: Stories Without Borders

The 74th Ceramic Annual focuses on artists whose work speaks about multicultural backgrounds and a sense of belonging.

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74th Ceramic Annual: Stories Without Borders

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The 74th Ceramic Annual focuses on artists whose work speaks about multicultural backgrounds and a sense of belonging.

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Highlights of the Collection: Letter to the World

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Photographer Barbara Morgan translates the brilliance of Martha Graham into a black-and-white image.

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Revolution & Ritual Celebrates 3 Woman Photographers

Parcero Face

Revolution and Ritual looks at the work of three photographers who explore and transform notions of Mexican identity.

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Highlights of the Collection: Berenice Abbott, Murray Hill Hotel

Murray Hill Hotel’s composition seems indebted to modernist photography of the period.

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