Free and open to the public
Aaron Siskind (1903–1991) is best known for his abstract photographs, often of natural forms or architectural features that were manipulated in order to produce unfamiliar images.
Horace Clifford (H. C.) Westermann (1922–1981) created a meticulously crafted and highly personal body of work that defies easy categorization.
An exhibition of works from the collection of Edward A. Maser, the first director of the Smart Museum and a scholar of the baroque.
This exhibition considers the malleable role of likeness in portrait photography from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.
During the last decade of his life, self-taught artist and South Side resident Joseph Yoakum (1890–1972) began drawing almost full time. He produced several thousand works in this short period, mostly of highly stylized landscapes.
Organized by the Smart Museum of Art and the Van Abbemuseum, this exhibition offers an idiosyncratic look at the innovative forms of artistic creation taking place in the American Heartland.
This exhibition presents etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, gouache drawings by Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Lallemand, and other works depicting Rome and nearby Tivoli