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Images: (top) Tsukioka Yoshitoshi. Lunacy–Unrolling Letters from the series “One Hundred Aspects of the Moon,” 1889. Color woodcut print, 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in (34.9 x 23.5 cm). Museum purchase with funds from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, 1997.27.2. (bottom) Indian Artist, Kotah, Rajasthan, India. Rukmini Adorns Herself, ca. 1700–1710. Ink, opaque color, and gold on paper, 15 x 11 3/8 in (38.1 x 28.9 cm). Museum purchase with Curriculum Support Fund, 2008.2.

Asian Art from the Permanent and Select Private Collections

June 21, 2019 to November 10, 2019
  • Curated by Professors Dorothy Wong and Daniel Ehnbom

The Fralin Museum of Art’s permanent collection encompasses a wide range of cultures and periods. Over the Museum’s history, particular strengths have grown in the collections of East and South Asian paintings. This exhibition, drawn primarily from the permanent... Read more

Images: (top) Tsukioka Yoshitoshi. Lunacy–Unrolling Letters from the series “One Hundred Aspects of the Moon,” 1889. Color woodcut print, 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in (34.9 x 23.5 cm). Museum purchase with funds from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, 1997.27.2. (bottom) Indian Artist, Kotah, Rajasthan, India. Rukmini Adorns Herself, ca. 1700–1710. Ink, opaque color, and gold on paper, 15 x 11 3/8 in (38.1 x 28.9 cm). Museum purchase with Curriculum Support Fund, 2008.2.

Image: Xiao Lu, Chinese, b. 1962. Panel #3 from the series Fifteen Shots: 1989–2003, A/P, from the series Fifteen Shots: 1989-2003, 2006. Platinum print, 64 x 28 1/4 in (162.6 x 71.8 cm). Museum purchase with funds from an anonymous donor, 2007.2.1. © Xiao Lu

OF WOMEN BY WOMEN

April 5, 2019 to September 1, 2019
  • Curated by the University Museums Interns, under the guidance of M. Jordan Love, Academic Curator

Interns: Charlotte Cooney, Cori Doyle, Charles Flynn, Caitlin Green, Logan Miller, Emily Monaghan, Abigail Staub, Susannah Townes, Franklin Xue, Phoebe Yang, Ziyi (Sophie) Zhang

OF WOMEN BY WOMEN is an exploration of the power inherent in the act... Read more

The Fralin Museum of Art’s programming is made possible through generous support of 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: Xiao Lu, Chinese, b. 1962. Panel #3 from the series Fifteen Shots: 1989–2003, A/P, from the series Fifteen Shots: 1989-2003, 2006. Platinum print, 64 x 28 1/4 in (162.6 x 71.8 cm). Museum purchase with funds from an anonymous donor, 2007.2.1. © Xiao Lu

sometimes.we.cannot.be.with.our.bodies.

February 22, 2019 to July 7, 2019
  • Curated by Matthew McLendon, J. Sanford Miller Family Director

Vanessa German is a visual and performance artist based in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Homewood. Homewood is the community that is the driving force behind German’s powerful performance work, and whose cast-off relics form the language of her copiously embellished... Read more

This exhibition is made possible through generous support from the UVA Arts Endowment, through the Office of the Provost and the Vice Provost for the Arts, and the Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights at the University of Virginia.

The Fralin Museum of Art’s programming is made possible through generous support from 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.

The Print Series in Bruegel’s Netherlands: Dutch and Flemish Works from the Permanent Collection

February 22, 2019 to July 7, 2019
  • Curated by Erik Harrington, Barringer-Lindner Curatorial Fellow

Just as modern streaming services give us unprecedented freedom to watch television series in our own order, time, and place, print series allowed viewers in the Renaissance Netherlands to enjoy the same sets of images as their peers in more personalized and accessible... Read more

The Fralin Museum of Art’s programming is made possible through generous support from 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.

Joanne B. Robinson Object Study Gallery

Drawn from the permanent collection of The Fralin Museum of Art, the works of art on view in the Joanne B. Robinson Object Study Gallery highlight the role of the collections in teaching. Object-based inquiry – learning directly through close... Read more

Image: Jean Arp, French, b. Germany (Alsace), 1886–1966. Oriforme, model 1962, fabricated 1977. Stainless steel, 89 3/4 x 84 1/2 x 23 5/8 in, 227.9 x 214.6 x 60 cm

Jean Arp: Oriforme

Jean Arp’s Oriforme, on long-term loan from the National Gallery of Art, will be on view on The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation Entrance Plaza in front of The Fralin Museum of Art... Read more

The Fralin Museum of Art's programming is made possible by the generous support of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation.

The exhibition is made possible through the generous support of The Fralin Museum of Art Volunteer Board, Albemarle Magazine and Ivy Publications LLC's Charlottesville Welcome Book.

Image: Jean Arp, French, b. Germany (Alsace), 1886–1966. Oriforme, model 1962, fabricated 1977. Stainless steel, 89 3/4 x 84 1/2 x 23 5/8 in, 227.9 x 214.6 x 60 cm