Current Exhibitions

Francesco Solimena: Picturing the World for an Eighteenth-Century Royal Wedding
April 2–June 29, 2014
Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor

Through a selection of pieces coming from the Getty Research Institute, the IU Fine Arts Library, the Lilly Library, and the IU Art Museum collection, this exhibition focuses on one of the IU Art Museum’s masterpieces, Francesco Solimena’s Allegory of the Four Parts of the World, highlighting the painting’s history, patronage, and iconography. This exhibition features a fifteenthirteen-minute documentary, The World around Solimena.

Matisse’s Jazz and Other Works from Indiana University Collections
April 2–June 29, 2014
Special Exhibitions Gallery

The IU Art Museum’s complete suite of color plates from Henri Matisse’s Jazz is featured as a special addition to the exhibition Matisse, Life in Color: Masterworks from the Baltimore Museum of Art on view at the Indianapolis Museum of Art through January 12, 2014. When the prints return to Bloomington, they will be the centerpieces of our own special exhibition.

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions
April 16–27, 2014
Opening Reception
Friday, April 18, 6:00‒8:00 p.m.

Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor

At 6:30 p.m. during the opening receptions, each exhibitor will give a brief talk about his or her work in the Thomas T. Solley Atrium, first floor.

Sunetra Banerjee, Textiles
Aaron Hegert, Photography
Gavin Rouille, Printmaking

The third and final round of MFA exhibitions will take place April 30–May 11. Please see Upcoming Exhibitions for more information.