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browse our Spring exhibitions
Gods & Monsters
Artworks by Viola Frey
Behind the Scenes: Preparators and their Art
Presented by the Alper Initiative for Washington Art
MFA Studio Art Thesis Exhibition
Browse a selection of e-book exhibition catalogs online.
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Images (top-bottom, left-right):
Jennifer Frank, Rodified, 2020. Installation: Birch dowels, twine, motion lighting, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist. From Theoretical Dilemma.
Viola Frey, Untitled (Oval Head, Hat, Leaf Hands), 1979. Ceramic and glazes, 60 1/2 x 25 x 14 1/2 in. ALF no. VF-0448CSS. Artists’ Legacy Foundation, Oakland, CA. Art © Artists’ Legacy Foundation / Licensed by ARS, New York.
Bonner Sale, Troubled Magic: All We Know, 2019. Gouache on paper, 22 x 30 in. Courtesy of the artist. From Behind the Scenes: Preparators and their Art.
Julie Wolfe, Cultural Values (detail), 2016. Ink and gouache on found book pages, 75 x 110 in. Suite of 50. Courtesy of Hemphill Fine Art. From Quest for a Third Paradise.
Enjoy special features from our Spring exhibitions and staff selections from the AU Museum Permanent Collection.
Explore the first-year explorations of AU's MFA Studio Art cohort and Director & Curator Jack Rasmussen's staff selection.
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