Past Exhibitions

 

Teaching the Body: Artistic Anatomy in the American Academy, from Copley, Rimmer, and Eakins to Contemporary Artists

April 8th, 2013

February 1  – March 31, 2013 May Lillian Smith, "Bones: Study of Antique Figure from Cast", 1880 The Boston University Art Gallery is pleased to present Teaching the Body: Artistic Anatomy in the American Academy, from Copley, Rimmer, and Eakins to Contemporary Artists curated by Naomi... More

Vlatka Horvat: Also Called: Backbone, Anchor, Lifeline

November 9th, 2012

November 9, 2012 – December 20, 2012 Vlatka Horvat's site-specific installation takes its cue from the architecture of the gallery's Art Deco railings, knobs, faux detailing, and decoration, as well as materials found near the Boston University campus and surrounding areas. A composition of assembled and constructed objects comprised of scaffold... More

Simpatico

September 6th, 2012

September 7 - October 21, 2012 Watch this video on YouTube Boston University Art Gallery is pleased to present SIMPATICO, an exhibition of work by nine influential New York and Boston-based artists: Polly Apfelbaum, Nicole Cherubini, Cheryl Donegan, Dana Frankfort, Joanne Greenbaum, Jenny Monick, Carrie Moyer, Dona Nelson, and Laurel Sparks. Each work... More

“Open Ended” – MFA Graphic Arts Thesis Exhibition

March 23rd, 2012

April 13 - April 29 Opening reception April 13, 6-8pm Click here for more information about the students involved in the exhibition.

100 Years (version #4 Boston, 2012)

January 19th, 2012

January 19 - March 25, 2012 100 Years (version #4 Boston, 2012) is an essential introduction to the history of performance art that has directly shaped the history of twentieth-century art, and that continues to be central to the art and ideas of the first decade of the twenty-first. The exhibition... More

Hungry For Death: Destroy All Monsters

November 15th, 2011

November 15 - December 22 Hungry for Death, is an exhibition of ephemera culled from the archive of Destroy All Monsters (DAM), an influential Michigan artist collective/band that included Mike Kelley, Cary Loren, Niagara, and Jim Shaw, and others. The exhibition celebrates DAM’s vision and outsider beliefs and conveys the influences... More

Dancing with the Dark: Prints by Joan Snyder, 1963-2010

September 6th, 2011

September 6 - October 30   Widely celebrated for her vibrant expressionist paintings and her leading role in feminist art, Joan Snyder, a 2007 MacArthur Fellow, has also made remarkable prints throughout her career. These works are the subject of Dancing with the Dark: Joan Snyder Prints 1963-2010, the artist’s first... More

BFA Painting + Sculpture Exhibition 2011

May 11th, 2011

May 13 - May 22

MFA Graphic Design Exhibition 2011

April 13th, 2011

April 15 - May 6, 2011

Three Artists at The Caversham Press – Deborah Bell, Robert Hodgins and William Kentridge

January 28th, 2011

February 8 - March 27 Opening Reception - February 9, 6-8pm Presented concurrently with South Africa: Artists, Prints, Community/Twenty Five Years at The Cavesham Press at Boston University's 808 Gallery, this companion exhibition features the work of three South African artists who were important participants in the early years... More