Current Exhibitions

FINDING FREEDOM IN RUSSIAN ART, 1961 - 2014, SELECTIONS FROM THE KOLODZEI ART FOUNDATION AND THE COLLECTION OF DR. WAYNE F. YAKES
September 20 - December 6, 2014

From September 20th to December 6th, The Hilliard University Art Museum is presenting Finding Freedom In Russian Art, 1961-2014. The exhibition showcases a selection of Russian art created during times of both severe censorship and democratic reform. The exhibit features a number of selections from both the Kolodzei Art Foundation and the Collection of Dr. Wayne F. Yakes. These pieces highlight the stages and transitions of nonconformist and independent art, lending particular insight into Russian alternative culture and its progression throughout the past 50 years. The selected pieces exemplify the challenges and changes that many young artists faced as Russia moved from a period of Soviet control and censorship to a democratic society.
 



HENRY BOTKIN: EVOLUTION
September 20 - December 13, 2014

From September 20th to December 13th, The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase a selection of works from American artist Henry Botkin. The exhibition, titled Henry Botkin: Evolution, will be presented in two parts. Part I will focus primarily on his early career in post-impressionism. Part II will follow Botkin€s movement away from impressionism, focusing on his transition into abstraction, taking particular emphasis on his later abstract style collages.




THROUGH SOVIET JEWISH EYES: PHOTOGRAPHY, WAR, AND THE HOLOCAUST, Organized by the CU Art Museum, University of Colorado at Boulder
September 20 - December 13, 2014

From September 20th to December 13th, The Hilliard University Art Museum will be featuring over sixty images documented during World War II by Jewish Russian photojournalists. Titled, Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, and the Holocaust, this exhibition lends Jewish Soviet perspective to the World War II narrative, bringing to focus the many challenges that Russian aesthetics faced during the Second Great War. The exhibit features a number of striking wartime images surrounding Soviet-Nazi conflicts, including the first documented liberation of prisoners from Nazi atrocity sites. These artists, by providing a Soviet Jewish voice to photojournalism, tell a visual story that is entirely unique in its contribution.



Neighboring Exhibitions:

Visions of Tradition, 40 years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles
September 20 - October 12, 2014

On view in the A. Hays Town building: Visions of Tradition: 40 years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. The exhibition, through a selection of historic photographs, highlights scenes from the past forty years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles.


 

   

 

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