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Exhibitions

by Year by Artist by Images
 
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1989198819871986198519841983198219811980
1979197819771976197519741973197219711970
1969196819671966196519641963196219611960
1959195819571956195519541953195219511950
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1939193819371936193519341933193219311930
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1949
  47th Anniversary Exhibition
Nov 13 – December 9, 1949
  Work of the Cranbrook Academy of Art
Oct 05 – October 22, 1949
 Sepp Frank
Etchings
Jul 01 – August 31, 1949
 Frederick J. Waugh, N.A.
Sea Paintings
Jun 01 – June 30, 1949
  Artist Members Exhibition
May 23 – June 23, 1949
  An Exhibition in Honor of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Apr 24 – May 15, 1949
  Schweikher and Elting, Architects
Mar 20 – April 14, 1949
  Compositions by Ernst Levy
CONCERT
March 6, 1949
 Hans Alten, baritone, with Hilde Freund at the piano
CONCERT: A Franz Schubert Recital
March 5, 1949
  Composititons by Hugo Kauder
CONCERT
February 27, 1949
  Historical Techniques of Painting and Drawing with Contemporary Examples
Feb 15 – March 10, 1949
 Boris Zlatich, violinist
CONCERT: A Sonata Recital
February 6, 1949
 Hans Richter
Paintings and Material on His Films
Jan 16 – February 5, 1949
 
 
1948
  Triumph Over Time: Greece Ancient and Modern
FILM SCREENING
November 30, 1948
  Adolf Dehn, William Gropper, George Grosz, Yasui Kuniyoshi
Early Drawings
Nov 28 – January 6, 1949
  Form at Play
Abstraction in Various Materials by Chicago Artists
Oct 14 – November 13, 1948
  Beatrice Levy and Adrian Troy
Color Prints
Aug 16 – September 15, 1948
 Charles Smith
Block Paintings
Jul 20 – August 12, 1948
 Victor Hammer
May 20 – June 19, 1948
  Sculptors' Fountains
Photographs, Prints, and Models
Apr 04 – May 8, 1948
 Bernice Holms, Jose Casiro, and Jerome Andrews
DANCE RECITAL
February 22, 1948
 Elio Gianturco
LECTURE and RECITAL: Italian Cembalists of the Eighteenth Century, or the Pre-Mozartians
February 18, 1948
  Sculpture and Sculptors' Drawings
Feb 08 – March 3, 1948
  Artwork by Students at Black Mountain College
Feb 08 – March 3, 1948
 Hilde Freund and Hans Alten
CONCERT of works by Robert Schumann
January 17, 1948
  Visual and Non-Visual Art Expression
Jan 09 – January 31, 1948
 
 
1947
  The Music Master
OPERA PERFORMANCE
Dec 07 – December 9, 1947
 Theo van Doesburg
Paintings, Drawings, Photographs and Architectural Drawings
Oct 14 – November 8, 1947
 Serge Chermayeff
LECTURE: Art in Society
October 7, 1947
  Representative Works by Chicago Artists
Jul 12 – August 8, 1947
  Mies van der Rohe
Architecture
May 16 – June 7, 1947
 Medard Klein
Paintings, Prints and Drawings
Apr 07 – April 29, 1947
 I. Rice Pereira
Paintings
Apr 07 – April 29, 1947
  Manuscript Illumination, Past and Present
Mar 07 – March 27, 1947
 Kathe Kollwitz
Prints
Feb 04 – February 28, 1947
  Drawings, Paintings, Sculpture from the Humanities 1 Workshop
Jan 12 – January 30, 1947
 Helen Balfour Morrison
The Inheritance
Jan 12 – January 30, 1947
 
 
1946
 Boardman Robinson
Paintings and Drawings
Nov 24 – December 19, 1946
  Contemporary Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Earle Ludgin
Oct 30 – November 20, 1946
  Pictures Up to $20.00
Sep 26 – October 17, 1946
 Paul Klee
Jun 05 – June 24, 1946
  Drawings and Prints by English Artists of the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
Apr 29 – May 26, 1946
 Alfred H. Barr, Jr.
LECTURE: Art in Our World
April 17, 1946
 Alfeo Faggi
Mar 14 – April 2, 1946
  Paintings by Maurice Prendergast, with Watercolors by Charles Demuth and Carl Kahler
Jan 29 – February 28, 1946
 Jacques Lipchitz
Drawings
Jan 04 – January 24, 1946
 Karl Nolde
Paintings in Watercolor and Gouache
Jan 04 – January 24, 1946
 
 
1945
  Coptic Textiles
and
Paintings by Marsden Hartley and Max Weber

Nov 11 – December 12, 1945
 Georges Rouault
Paintings and Prints
Oct 05 – October 31, 1945
 Frank Vittor
Photographs of Sculpture
Jul 23 – August 4, 1945
  Painting and Sculpture by Chicago Artists
May 11 – June 6, 1945
  Modern Dutch Architecture and City Planning
Mar 16 – March 31, 1945
 John Sloan
A Retrospective Exhibition of Etchings
Feb 16 – March 13, 1945
  Contemporary Illustrated Books
Jan 28 – February 10, 1945
 
 
1944
  The Sydney and Julia Teller Collection of Copper and Brass
Dec 03 – December 16, 1944
 Lyonel Feininger
Watercolors and Drawings, 1909 - 1941
Nov 05 – November 29, 1944
  New Names in American Art
Recent Contributions to Painting and Sculpture by Negro Artists
Oct 06 – October 31, 1944
  Drawings by Contemporary Artists
May 19 – June 10, 1944
 Emil Armin
Paintings in Oil, Watercolors, and Woodcuts
Mar 19 – April 15, 1944
  Original Prints with Facsimiles of Drawings and Watercolors by Pieter Brueghel the Elder
Feb 16 – March 15, 1944
  Martyl
Paintings
Jan 09 – January 31, 1944
 Marli Ehrman
Textiles
Jan 09 – January 31, 1944
 
 
1943
  Paintings in Oil and Watercolor by a Group of Milwaukee Artists
Nov 07 – December 4, 1943
  George Josimovich, Max Kahn, Eleanor Coen, Mario Ubaldi, Emmanuel Viviano, and Freeman Schoolcraft
May 07 – June 16, 1943
  Wood Carvings by Patrocino Barela
Feb 14 – March 16, 1942
  Spanish Colonial Design of the Southwest
Feb 14 – March 16, 1943
  Self-Portraits Through the Ages
Jan 10 – January 30, 1943
 
 
1942
 Roff Beman
Paintings
Nov 29 – December 19, 1942
 Gustaf Dalstrom
Watercolors and Drawings
Nov 29 – December 19, 1942
  Northwest Coast Indian Art
Nov 01 – November 21, 1942
  Masterpieces of Ancient China
Jun 01 – August 8, 1942
  American Humor: Cartoons from the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present
May 11 – June 6, 1942
  War Art
Apr 12 – May 2, 1942
  Fifteen American Sculptors
Museum of Modern Art Traveling Exhibition
Mar 12 – March 31, 1942
  Contemporary American Lithographers
Mar 12 – March 31, 1942
 John Sloan
Contemporary Work in Painting, 1928-1940
Feb 08 – March 7, 1942
  Prints by Old Masters from the Collection of Lessing Rosenwald
Jan 16 – January 31, 1942
 
 
1941
  Winslow Homer to Present-Day Chicago: An Exhibition of American Watercolors
Nov 29 – December 20, 1941
  Works by Chicago Artists Loaned by Chicago Collectors
Nov 02 – November 22, 1941
  Ancient Chinese Paintings
from the Collection of Mr. G. Del Drago
Sep 28 – October 25, 1941
 Antonio Sotomayor
Caricatures
Jul 01 – July 31, 1941
  Contemporary Art from the Countries of the Western Hemisphere
arranged by the International Business Machines Corporation
May 06 – May 29, 1941
 Henri Frankfort
LECTURE: The Sculpture of Persepolis and its Place in the History of Art
May 1, 1941
  Book Illustrations by Modern American Artists
Apr 01 – April 30, 1941
 Harald Schade
Paintings
Mar 04 – March 28, 1941
  Paintings by Elisabet Kormendi-Fejervary and Sculpture by Eugene Kormendi
Feb 07 – February 28, 1941
  Drawings by Modern Artists of Bali
Jan 27 – February 5, 1941
 Jean Vigoureux
Paintings and Drawings
Jan 03 – January 21, 1941
 
 
1940
  Hand-Woven Textiles
arranged by the Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project
Nov 19 – November 29, 1940
  Modern Chinese Paintings by Jen Po-Nien and the Monk Hsu Ku
Oct 08 – November 8, 1940
  South American Andean Arts and Handicrafts
May 06 – May 29, 1940
  American Primitives and Copies of the Bishop Hill Paintings by the Index of American Design
Apr 03 – April 30, 1940
 Elisabeth Haseltine Hibbard
Sculpture
Feb 06 – March 1, 1940
  Original Drawings by Masters of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries and Artists of the Present Day
Jan 09 – January 31, 1940
 Walter Pach
LECTURE: The Classical Elements in Modern Art
January 7, 1940
 
 
    201520142013201220112010
2009200820072006200520042003200220012000
1999199819971996199519941993199219911990
1989198819871986198519841983198219811980
1979197819771976197519741973197219711970
1969196819671966196519641963196219611960
1959195819571956195519541953195219511950
1949194819471946194519441943194219411940
1939193819371936193519341933193219311930
1929192819271926192519241923192219211920
19191918191719161915     

 

 
 

   
   
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