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Past Exhibitions : 1992

Imagining an Irish Past: The Celtic Revival 1840-1940

February 5–June 16, 1992

This exhibition brought together nearly 300 works of art to focus on one of the last great 19th-century historical revivals in the arts.

Depth Studies: Illustrated Anatomies from Vesalius to Vicq d’Azyr

March 17–June 7, 1992

This exhibition of twenty-nine anatomy texts from the University of Chicago Library explored the diverse ways in which anatomy text illustrators from the 16th to the 20th centuries fathomed the realms of biology and physiology.

Jene Highstein: Drawings

June 16–August 23, 1992

Part of an ongoing series of intimate exhibitions focusing on the works of alumni artists, this show featured three large-scale drawings by sculptor Jene Highstein.

MFA 1992

July 9–August 30, 1992

Paintings and sculpture by Kim Kopp and installations by Paul Coffey, Philip T. Matsikas, and Paula Melvin.

The Gray City Unbuilt: Architectural Proposals for the University of Chicago

September 1–December 6, 1992

The Gray City Unbuilt featured twenty renderings of University of Chicago buildings and complexes which were proposed between 1929 and 1989, but never realized.

Visual Poetry: Brossa/Parra

October 6–December 13, 1992

Visual Poetry featured the work of two avant-garde artists, the Catalan Joan Brossa and the Chilean Nicanor Parra.

Lyonel Feininger: Awareness, Recollection, and Nostalgia

December 15, 1992–March 28, 1993

The seventy-year career of the important twentieth century German-American artist Lyonel Feininger was commemorated in this exhibition of more than fifty prints, works on paper, and carved toys.