• Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville
  • April 28, 2017 to
    September 17, 2017
  • Category: Music and Arts Events

Event Details

  • April 28, 2017 to
    September 17, 2017
  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Free
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Event Description

Morris Davidson (American, 1898–1979); Painting with Ball and Glove, 1949;Oil on canvas 32” x 40” Rosenfe

American Modernism at Mid-Century: The Work of Morris Davison is the first comprehensive survey of a little-known yet important twentieth century American artist, presenting new research into the significance of his life’s work & using it as a lens to view many iterations of abstraction practiced from the 1930s through the 1970s. The fourth in an annual collaboration with the Department of History of Art & the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, this exhibition has been curated by Vanderbilt students who were enrolled in a related class taught by Kevin D. Murphy, Andrew W. Mellon Chair in the Humanities & Chair of the Department of History of Art. The exhibition will be on view from April 28th through September 17th. The Fine Arts Gallery is located in Cohen Memorial Hall, 1220 21st Avenue South, on the western edge of the Peabody College campus. Gallery hours from April 28 to August 22 are Tuesday through Friday 12-4 pm, Saturdays 1-5 pm, closed Sundays and Mondays. From August 23 through September 17 hours are Monday through Friday 11 am to 4 pm, Weekends 1-5 pm. The gallery will close periodically for installation of exhibitions in the other gallery. Please call ahead to confirm that we are open. 615-322-0605 Admission is free and open to the public.

Event presented by:

  • Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery