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Jacobson Red Pool

A World Unconquered: The Art of Oscar Brousse Jacobson

Artist Oscar Brousse Jacobson arrived at the University of Oklahoma in 1915, and the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art commemorates the centennial of his appointment at OU with a retrospective of his influential career. The exhibition will include over 50 works by Jacobson and explore the vital role he played in encouraging the visual arts in the region.

Oscar Brousse Jacobson (U.S., b. Sweden, 1882-1966)
The Red Tank or Indian Pool, 1940
Oil on canvas, 22 x 28 in.
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, The University of Oklahoma, Norman; Gift of Robert Long

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Sharing the LOVE 

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the University of Oklahoma unveils a new sculpture, LOVE by Robert Indiana. The popular work is a gift from 1957 OU alum William Obering and is on display in front of Jacobson Hall (the OU Visitor’s Center). Be sure and shoot a pic with someone you love – and tag us when you post it! @FJJMA #LOVE

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