Gibbes Museum of Art Presents Art of Our Time

The Gibbes Museum of Art presents Art of Our Time Selections from the Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University on view through March 27, 2011.

Featuring significant 20th and 21st century artists such as Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder, and Robert Motherwell, this exhibition offers an overview of modern and contemporary art created in a variety of media including painting, sculpture, photography, and video.

Art of Our Time: Selections from the Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University is organized by the Ulrich Museum of Art. The exhibition has been generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The Gibbes exhibition is made possible by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Gibbes, etc., and Charleston magazine.

Image: Gregorita with the Santa Clara Bowl, by Robert Henri (American, 1865 – 1929), 1917, oil on canvas, 32 x 26 inches, collection of the Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, gift of Mr. Arthur Kincade in memory of his wife, Josephine Kincade.

Established as the Carolina Art Association in 1858, the Gibbes Museum of Art opened its doors to the public in 1905. Located in Charleston’s historic district, the Gibbes houses a premier collection of over 10,000 works of fine art, principally American works with a Charleston or Southern connection and presents special exhibitions annually. In addition, the museum offers an extensive complement of public programming and educational outreach initiatives.

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