Upcoming Exhibitions

PICTORIALISM: The Fine Art of Photography

PICTORIALISM: The Fine Art of Photography

January 15 through March 5, 2017

O'Shaughnessy II and III

At the turn of the twentieth century serious artists began using photography for creative works of art.  They struggled against a tawdry reputation built upon mountains of kitschy, inexpensive stereographs and postcards.  Moreover, the art establishment dismissed the camera as a tool for recording objective reality, without feeling or expression. ...

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CONTINUUM<br>The Art of Michael Dunbar in the Sculptural Tradition

CONTINUUM
The Art of Michael Dunbar in the Sculptural Tradition

Opening January 2017

O’Shaughnessy West Gallery

Many contemporary sculptors emphasize their self-conscious break from the art of the past. In contrast, Michael Dunbar acknowledges roots and continuity with twentieth-century masters.  Continuum places the artist’s contemporary Machinist Studies series at the end of a history featuring realist, figurative, cubist, geometric, and kinetic styles as represented by examples from the David Owsley...

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Notre Dame Ceramic Art Symposium

Notre Dame Ceramic Art Symposium

January 22 through March 5, 2017

Milly and Fritz Kaeser Mestrovic Studio Gallery

For one week in October 2016 twelve ceramic artists will work together in the Notre Dame ceramic studios. In addition to making their own signature ceramic artworks, the artists will interact and collaborate with each other through the course of the five-day symposium. In early November their new clay works...

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2017 BFA/MFA Candidates Thesis Exhibition

2017 BFA/MFA Candidates Thesis Exhibition

April 7 through May 21, 2017

O’Shaughnessy Galleries and Milly and Fritz Kaeser Mestrovic Studio Gallery

This annual exhibition is comprised of the culminating thesis projects created by the students graduating with either a BFA or MFA degree from the University of Notre Dame Department of Art, Art History & Design.

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