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Image: Adolph Gottlieb, American, 1903–1974. Untitled, 1973. Monotype in ink on paper, 23 x 31 in (58.4 x 78.7 cm). Courtesy of the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc., 7314.1. Art © Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb

January 26, 2018 to April 29, 2018
  • Organized by the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc.

Adolph Gottlieb (1903–1974), best known as one of the original Abstract Expressionist artists, was one of the leading artists of his generation and was responsible for forging a new identity for American art in the mid-twentieth century. Unlike many colleagues who concentrated their efforts on... Read more

The Fralin Museum of Art’s programming is generously supported by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation. This exhibition was made possible by a generous gift from The Fralin Museum Volunteer Board. We would also like to thank our in-kind donors: WTJU 91.1 FM and Ivy Publications LLC’s Charlottesville Welcome Book.

 

Image: Adolph Gottlieb, American, 1903–1974. Untitled, 1973. Monotype in ink on paper, 23 x 31 in (58.4 x 78.7 cm). Courtesy of the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Inc., 7314.1. Art © Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Image: Thomas Jefferson, American, 1743-1826. University of Virginia, Library, (South Elevation of Rotunda), 1819 (N-328). Pricking, scoring, iron-gall ink, pencil on laid paper engraved with coordinate lines, 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. Thomas Jefferson Papers, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia.

 

From the Grounds Up: Thomas Jefferson's Architecture & Design

January 26, 2018 to April 29, 2018
  • Curated by Richard Guy Wilson, Commonwealth Professor of Architectural History at the University of Virginia

One of Thomas Jefferson’s most important legacies was his role as a designer and advocate for the creation of an iconic architectural identity for our fledgling country that still endures today. Jefferson’s architectural vision for the United States will be... Read more

This exhibition is supported by the University of Virginia Bicentennial, with funding provided by the Alumni Board of Trustees. 

The Fralin Museum of Art’s programming is generously supported by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation. We also wish to thank our in-kind donors: WTJU 91.1 FM and Ivy Publications LLC’s Charlottesville Welcome Book.

Image: Thomas Jefferson, American, 1743-1826. University of Virginia, Library, (South Elevation of Rotunda), 1819 (N-328). Pricking, scoring, iron-gall ink, pencil on laid paper engraved with coordinate lines, 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. Thomas Jefferson Papers, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia.

 

In My Room: Artists Paint the Interior 1950-Now

May 18, 2018 to September 30, 2018
  • Co-curated by Rebecca Schoenthal and Ryan Steadman, former art critic at the New York Observer and visual artist

Landscape painting was first seen in the Minoan frescoes of Crete around 1500 B.C. and was generally used as decoration, adding views of the Mediterranean landscape to interiors where there were none. The “landscape” eventually became a common genre in western painting, understood as a window... Read more

The Fralin Museum of Art’s programming is generously supported by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation. We would also like to thank our in-kind donors: WTJU 91.1 FM and Ivy Publications LLC’s Charlottesville Welcome Book.