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Past Exhibitions : 1994

An Eye for Antiquity: Photographs from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. William Knight Zewadski

January 20–March 13, 1994

This exhibition examined issues of artistic inspiration in photography and our relationship to antiquity.

Hannah Höch 1889-1978: Collages

April 12–June 26, 1994

31 collages highlighting Hannah Höch's innovative use of photomontage as an artistic medium.

The Stage Is All the World: The Theatrical Designs of Tanya Moiseiwitsch

April 14–June 12, 1994

With over 100 sketches, models, costumes, notebooks, and masks, The Stage Is All the World celebrated the life and work of noted theatrical designer Tanya Moiseiwitsch.

John Phillips: Selections from the Series A Contemporary Odyssey

July 5-August 21, 1994

A modern reexamination of classical themes and the heroic search for the self, this exhibition presented six oil and collage paintings from John Phillips's 78-piece series depicting scenes from Homer's Odyssey.

MFA 1994

July 14–August 28, 1994

The eleventh annual group exhibition of work by recent graduates of the University of Chicago's Midway Studios featured a diverse selection of paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculpture.

An Old Master Painting Restored: King David by Girolamo da Santa Croce

August 30–December 4, 1994

An Old Master Painting Restored focused on the conservation of Girolamo da Santa Croce's King David, a sixteenth-century Venetian School portrait of the biblical king playing his lyre.

Robert Laurent and American Figurative Sculpture 1910–1960

October 4–December 11, 1994

This exhibition traced the complex trajectory of realist American sculpture from idealized classical forms to early modernism and again to a stylization associated with Art Deco.

Visions of a Nation: Images of Mexico by Mexican and American Photographers

December 13, 1994–March 5, 1995

This exhibition explored the role of photography in defining a national identity for Mexican artists, the images American photographers created as foreigners, and the differing artistic and cultural visions the two groups expressed through their work.

Jacques Lipchitz: Sketches in Bronze, Ideas on Paper

December 20, 1994–February 5, 1995

Seven bronze sculptures and four works on paper comprised this mini-retrospective of the study work of Jacques Lipchitz, allowing a glimpse of the cubist sculptor's initial explorations of themes and compositions.