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Past Exhibitions : 1997

Then and Now

February 6 – March 16, 1997

A look at the work of Midway Studios faculty members Judith Brotman, Lynne Brown, Herbert George, Robert Hooper, Vera Klement, Laura Letinsky and Tom Mapp. 

African Affinities/Expressionist Essences: Vincent Smith’s Eight Etchings, 1965-1966

February 7–28, 1997

Etchings made by Vincent Smith at the height of the civil-rights movement

Excavating the Smart Museum: (Re)viewing the Classical Greek and Roman Collection

April 1 – June 8, 1997

This exhibition focused on eighty artifacts from the Smart Museum’s classical Greek and Roman holdings.

From Blast to Pop: Aspects of Modern British Art 1915–1965

April 17 –June 15, 1997

Blast to Pop explored the complex chronology and diverse artistic traditions of British Modernism.

In the Presence of the Gods: Art from Ancient Sumer in the Collection of the Oriental Institute

July 1, 1997 – March 8, 1998

This exhibition displayed over forty artifacts from ancient Sumer

EXIT 7: Seven Artists from Midway Studios

July 10 – August 5, 1997

The fourteenth annual Midway Studios graduate exhibition

Post-Pop, Post-Pictures

August 22 – September 21, 1997

Exhibition highlights eleven young abstract painters from Chicago, New York and Texas

Still More Distant Journeys: The Artistic Emigrations of Lasar Segall

October 16, 1997–January 4, 1998

Lasar Segall’s work presented a range of issues significant to today’s world of global culture and politics.