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Macrocosm/Microcosm: Abstract Expressionism in the American Southwest

Nancy Johnston Records Gallery


In the 1950s, the American Southwest became a crossroads for Abstract Expressionists from the New York School and the San Francisco Bay Area. Elaine de Kooning, Richard Diebenkorn, and others found inspiration in the expansive land and sky of the region and used gestural brushwork and veils of color to depict the vast spaces and distinctive coloring of the landscape.


The Nature of Man: Paintings and Drawings by Harold Stevenson

Currently on display


The Nature of Man explores Harold Stevenson’s investigation of masculinity from his early career in the 1960s to more recent works from the 1990s.


Drama, Death, Dirge: Frederic Remington’s American West


This small exhibition brings together four outstanding examples of Remington’s work in painting and sculpture from institutions that rarely lend them: one from the Birmingham Museum of Art and three from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

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Selected Works from the Mark Landrum Estate Collection & Other Ceramics


Works from a recent gift of one of the finest private collections of contemporary antiquities, ceramics and glass from the Mark Landrum Estate are now on display at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. Paired with works from the museum’s existing ceramics collection, the installation of works from the Landrum gift showcases some of the most influential ceramicists from the past 70 years.


Helen Frankenthaler’s Head of the Meadow
Sandy Bell Gallery
Through mid-December

Museum visitors have the chance to view Helen Frankenthaler’s Head of the Meadow for a limited time, on loan from a private collector.