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February 16–June 11, 2017

This exhibition traces the shifting parameters of classicism from antiquity to the early 20th century

Wolf Vostell, Fliegende Zementwolke ueber Chicago (Flying Cement Cloud over Chicago), 1970

Vostell Concrete 1969–1973

January 17–June 11, 2017

Exhibition explores the ways in which leading Fluxus artist Wolf Vostell used concrete as an actual material and artistic motif in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Franz Anton Maulbertsch, The Sausage Woman (Die Wurstelbraterin), c. 1785-1790

Conversations with the Collection: Belonging

August 16, 2016–June 2017

Collection-based project on the theme of belonging mixes works from across cultures and eras.

Modern Art and Design

Elisabeth and William M. Landes Gallery

The modern gallery features European and American painting, sculpture, and decorative arts dating from the 1880s to the early 1960s.

Asian Art

Janis Kanter and Thomas McCormick Gallery

The Asian collection encompasses a rich variety of forms, materials, and functions, ranging from millennia-old ritual bronzes to contemporary photography.

European Art

Edward A. and Inge Maser Gallery

The Smart Museum’s European collection ranges from antiquity to the nineteenth century, with particular strengths in works on paper as well as Renaissance painting, sculpture, and decorative arts.

Nick Cave, Soundsuit, 2011

Contemporary Art

Robert and Joan Feitler Gallery

The Smart Museum's contemporary collection reflects the rich diversity of recent art.

Jessica Stockholder, Rose's Inclination, 2015

Jessica Stockholder: Rose’s Inclination

September 12, 2015 – July 2, 2017

In a site-specific installation, Jessica Stockholder intersects the Smart’s threshold with a wave of color and texture.

Sculpture Garden

Vera and A. D. Elden Sculpture Garden

The outdoor sculpture garden features work by Scott Burton, Jene Highstein, Richard Hunt, and Arnaldo Pomodoro.