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January 31, 2015

Three Centuries of American Art

Familiar favorites along with artwork new to WCMA’s collection provide a panoply of American creativity. Edward Hopper’s Morning in a City, back on view after its international tour, joins a colorful geometric gouache painting by Stuart Davis.

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January 3, 2015 - May 24, 2015

Frank Lloyd Wright: Early Work

One of the most prodigious architects of the 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright published his early works in a luxurious portfolio of 100 plates in Berlin in 1910.

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Fathi Hassan, Carpet, 2013, mixed media on paper. © the artist, courtesy of Rose Issa Projects._x345

November 22, 2014 - April 26, 2015

Fathi Hassan: Migration of Signs

Fathi Hassan (Nubian, b. 1957) transforms Arabic script into illegible text to illustrate the uncertainty embedded in the experience of migration and displacement. His most recent works explore the idea of Nubia, Egypt, and the Middle East as mythical and nostalgic space. They serve as allegories of the diasporic condition, spiritual journeys, and key reform movements like the Arab Spring.

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Syrian, Palmyra, Grave stele with bust of a man, 2nd–3rd century CE, limestone. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art._x345

September 27, 2014 - May 31, 2015

Immortal Scripts

Bringing WCMA’s Assyrian holdings together with a selection of artworks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Yale University Art Gallery, Immortal Scripts takes a close look at inscribed objects and the many messages they convey.

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September 25, 2014 - May 10, 2015

Publication Studio

Publication Studio is an on-demand press that prints, binds, and publishes original works of all kinds. WCMA’s Rotunda, the site of the College’s original library, is its latest hub.

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