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Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum at UL Lafayette Collection Showcased

On view are two exhibitions drawn from the Hilliard’s collection. Over the past four decades the University’s Art Museum has established through the generous gifts from local patrons and Alumni a wonderful collection of American and European painting. These exhibitions will highlight significant works in the collection and lesser known works.

The exhibition of American and European Painting presents the work of John Casilear, Arthur Dove, John McCrady, Granville Perkins, Arthur Davies, Everett Shinn, Henry Hutchinson Shaw, Jules Charles Rozier, Henri Eugene Le Sidaner, Henri Manguin, Pierre August Renoir, Pierre Bonnard, Jean Dufy, Camille Corot, Adolphe J. T. Monticelli, Jean Joseph Vaudechamp, Julius Caesar Ibbetson, John Wesley Jarvis, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Sir Godfrey Kneller, Alessandro Varotari among others.

Modern and Contemporary art is a rapidly growing aspect of the museum’s permanent collection. This exhibition features the work of artists with roots in Louisiana who have made significant contributions to the American Art scene in the 20th and 21st centuries.

The exhibition presents the work of Edward Pramuk, Margaret Evangeline, Robert Rauschenberg, William Moreland, Ida Kohlmeyer, Clyde Connell, John Hathorn, Lynda Dautreuil, Mark Grote, and new acquisitions by Cora Kelley Ward.

Image: The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum

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