Four Saints in Three Acts

January 26 – April 2

/ 2017

Taking its title from a 1920s opera composed by Virgil Thomson and libretto by Gertrude Stein, this group exhibition brings together contemporary artists such as Andrea Büttner, Jeni Spota C., Devin Mays, Dan Ramirez, Kehinde Wiley, Nate Young, and Rodrigo Lara Zendejas who appropriate the iconography of saints and other religious forms in order to critically explore their relationship to this imagery.

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The Many Faces of Vincent de Paul: Nineteenth-Century French Romanticism and the Sacred

January 26 – April 2

/ 2017

Guest-curated by Rev. Edward R. Udovic, CM, PhD, as a companion to “Four Saints in Three Acts,” this special exhibition of nineteenth-century sculptures, holy cards, textiles, decorative arts and prints from the university’s collection will explore how Romanticism impacted the iconographic representations of Saint Vincent de Paul (1581-1660), at the dawn of the modern era.

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One day this kid will get larger

January 26 – April 2

/ 2017

A group exhibition of emerging contemporary artists who address the ongoing HIV/AIDS pandemic in North America through the lens of childhood, education, popular culture and race, this exhibition is guest-curated by Danny Orendorff and is presented concurrently with the touring exhibition ArtAIDSAmerica, presented by the Alphawood Foundation in Chicago.

Artists featured in One day this kid will get larger include Jun Bae, Samantha Box, Vincent Chevalier, Demian DinéYazhi’, Angela Davis Fegan, Jacquelyn Carmen Guerrero, Katja Heinemann, Chaplain Christopher Jones, Lenn Keller, Shan Kelley, Theodore Kerr, Nancer LeMoins, Tiona McClodden,Ivan Monforte, My Barbarian, Rashaad Newsome, Niknaz, Aay Preston-Myint, L.j. Roberts, Oli Rodriguez, Shawn Torres, Chris Vargas, David Wojnarowicz, and Matt Wolf.

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