Art Elements: Materials, Motive and Meaning presents an in-depth look at materials and techniques used to create artworks. Inspired by the research of faculty and curators at CU, the exhibition is organized into four case studies that show how primary, material research leads to a deeper understanding of artistic traditions. On view September 5—December 21, 2019 at the CU Art Museum.
Body Language: Picturing Peopleconsiders how the pose, the gesture and the body in motion are used by artists to convey meaning. Figural artworks from the CU Art Museum’s collection are brought into conversation across cultural geographies and historical eras. On view at the CU Art Museum July 18, 2019 —June 2020.
Its Honor is Hereby Pledged: Gina Adams brings together four installations in which Adams addresses the continued efforts of the United States government to both displace and assimilate indigenous peoples. On view at the CU Art Museum June 6—November 2, 2019.
OBJECT:COLORbrings together seven artists’ works that are unified by the use of basic compositional elements—line, shape, and color—to influence the viewer’s experience of the artworks’ physical limits and their relationship to surrounding space. On view at the CU Art Museum March—September, 2019.