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Recent Press Releases

  • Importance of Place in Japanese Art is Explored Through Special Exhibition Opening This Fall<
    Importance of Place in Japanese Art is Explored Through Special Exhibition Opening This Fall

    The exhibition includes nearly forty paintings, prints, books and photographs, from the sixteenth through the twenty-first centuries, that collectively explore the varied meaning of place to Japanese artistic practice over these epochs. Picturing Place in Japan will be on view exclusively at the Princeton University Art Museum from Oct. 20, 2018 through Feb. 24, 2019.

  • Picturing Protest Captures Era of Upheaval 50 Years Ago in the U.S.<
    Picturing Protest Captures Era of Upheaval 50 Years Ago in the U.S.

    The civil rights movement and the movement against the U.S. war in Vietnam came to a head in the 1960s, inspiring protests across the country. Fifty years after the watershed events of 1968, Picturing Protest examines the visual framing of political demonstrations around the country and on Princeton’s campus.

  • New Commission by Internationally Acclaimed Maya Lin at Princeton University<
    New Commission by Internationally Acclaimed Maya Lin at Princeton University

    A monumental new two-part commission by the internationally acclaimed artist Maya Lin has been commissioned to enhance the grounds adjacent to the new Lewis Center for the Arts Complex at Princeton University. A continuation of a series of recent works referred to by the artist as Earth Drawings, Princeton University’s installation will provide an invigorated outdoor setting that invites visitors to explore the undulating spaces created by the mounded earth with the expectation that students will use these spaces for ad hoc performances and plein air classes. 

  • Major Traveling Exhibition Offers Expansive New Vision of American Art Through the Lens of Environmental History and Changing Ideas About Nature<
    Major Traveling Exhibition Offers Expansive New Vision of American Art Through the Lens of Environmental History and Changing Ideas About Nature

    Reframing more than 300 years of diverse artistic practice in North America, from the colonial period to the present, Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment examines for the first time how American artists have both reflected and shaped environmental understanding while contributing to the emergence of a modern ecological consciousness.

  • Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking on view beginning May 19<
    Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking on view beginning May 19

    Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and Printmaking focuses on a revolutionary period in the artist’s printmaking career, between 1984 and 1999, when Stella executed four ambitious print series – each of which was named after a distinct literary work: the Passover song Had Gadya, a compilation of Italian folktalesthe epic American novel Moby-Dick and the illustrated Dictionary of Imaginary Places

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