Come appreciate the work of artists from around the world, including our own here in Beloit.
Suzanne Duchamp: The Last Decade
South Gallery, August 23—December 4, 2021
The name Duchamp has a prominent place in art history. The family included four artists: Jacques Villon, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Marcel Duchamp and ‘the other Duchamp’, their sister, Suzanne Duchamp. This modern woman artist was a prominent presence in the French avant-garde of her time and produced a significant body of work over a period of five decades, reflecting her concerns about modern society, the effects of war, and her role as a modern woman and artist. Three paintings recently conserved with funds from an IMLS Inspire! Grant have been put on display for the first time since their arrival to the museum in the 90s, and all date from the last phase of Suzanne Duchamp’s career. Restored, they illustrate her merit to incorporate elements from different art styles into a personal expression of her reality.
All Things Collected: Objects at Beloit College
North Gallery, August 30—September 24, 2021
Though the college boasts of two museums on campus—The Logan Museum of Anthropology and the Wright Museum of Art—collections aren’t confined to those spaces; you can find collected items in the library and its archives, in the Science Center display cases, in the storage rooms of the Neese Theatre, and in many other places around campus. This exhibit introduces you to some of the things found in the college’s collections and the ways that they connect not only across time and space to the world around us, but also to our curricular and co-curricular programs. Presented as a “cabinet of curiosities,” this exhibit asks you to think about the ways we interact with, categorize, value, and learn from objects.