European and American Art: Bow Gallery

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François Clouet (French, ca. 1516–1572), Portrait of Diane of France, Daughter of King Henri II, ca. 1555. Oil on panel. Gift of Merle J. and Emily N. Trees 1941-1-1
François Clouet (French, ca. 1516–1572), Portrait of Diane of France, Daughter of King Henri II, ca. 1555. Oil on panel. Gift of Merle J. and Emily N. Trees 1941-1-1

Exhibition

On view
Jun 3, 2019 to Nov 2, 2019
Main Level, Bow Gallery

The Bow and Trees Galleries, which have been freshly painted with new colors, feature thoughtful reinterpretations of KAM’s collection of European and American art from circa 1320 to 1950.

The Bow Gallery reinstallation showcases artwork from North America, Europe, and European colonies. Thematic groupings include art from the domains of the House of Habsburg, recent conservation efforts, and more.

Visitors to the gallery will enjoy learning about the Renaissance Portrait of Diane of France, Daughter of King Henri II, with its remarkable detail and fresh color revealed through recent conservation by Kuniej Berry Associates of Chicago.

Also on view are paintings by Max Beckmann, James P. Butler, Thomas Gainsborough, Emily Groom, Childe Hassam,  Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Camille Pissarro, Théodule Ribot, and a sampling of works from the museum's exceptional collection of decorative arts.

Curator: Maureen Warren, Curator of European and American Art

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gallery view of entry wall of Art Since 1948 with text and a row of paintings from the museum's modern and contemporary collection. Wall angles toward the viewer to guide their eye down the line of paintings to the next gallery beyond.
  1. Aug 29, 2019 to Dec 23, 2020
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Image of a small mannequin dressed in a beaded satin dress with ornately decorated gas mask, created by artist Naomi Bebo. In background is a grey wall with small objects and a yellow image of a graph overlaying an image of Bears Ears national monument.
  1. Oct 17, 2019 to Mar 21, 2020
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Illuminated inflatable sculpture inside the temple-like structure of the Kinkead Pavilion entrance of Krannert Art Museum. Sculpture by Nancy Davidson is conical with the point down, constructed of inflated orbs. A large braid cascades down the side.
  1. Jan 30, 2020 to Jan 23, 2021
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Black and white print with seven male figure in dark suits hanging over a balcony jeering and shouting. One whistles, one has his hands cupped to direct his shout, one waves his hat. Their faces have derisive expressions.
  1. Feb 12, 2020 to Mar 31, 2020
Response Wall