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This exhibition highlights a rich collection of prints by German Expressionist artists, British printmakers of the Grosvenor School, American Provincetown printmakers, and contemporary masters.
Printmakers not only create beautiful art, they often want to deliver a specific message, whether high-minded, humorous, or appalled.
The icon is a distinctive form of holy image in Eastern Orthodox cultures, intended to evoke sacred presence by appealing to the senses.
“Hidden Treasures: Illuminated Manuscripts from Midwestern Collections” brings together rarely seen ornate handmade books from university libraries, museums, and private collections in seven states.
Andy Warhol was a relentless photographer of the people and places around him. He constantly documented the steady stream of friends, acquaintances, celebrities, and even strangers who came to his atelier, The Factory - a place both notorious and immensely attractive for its bohemianism.