The bequest came from former director Eric Lee, who requested the prints from Creighton Gilbert, his former teacher.
“I believe that what [Wilson] does in creating those images is he gives authorship, which is a very generous act for an artist to do for the people who are being represented by those images,” ahtone said.
The exhibit is open through Dec. 30 at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman.
Photographic portraiture comes hand in hand with a deceptive sense of reality. It is easy to understand how a painted portrait could be interpreted, how a commissioned artist might depict a wealthy dignitary without his double chin or with an enhanced, confident gleam in his eye. The truth is many photographic portraits are no more…
Francesca Giani was previously a guest curator at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman.
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art’s compilation of contemporary Native American art was donated by Arizona attorney and art collector James T. Bialac.
Arts on the Corner features shopping, art, music and activities in Campus Corner May 7.
Immortales: The Hall of Emperors of the Capitoline Museums, Rome is at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art through Dec. 6.
A new exhibit explores the age-old art of printmaking with 21st-century technology.
A House resolution aims to compel OU to research its museum artifacts to make sure the school is not in possession of any more stolen works.