Works by Pierre Daura (1896-1976)
June 1 – July 31
This exhibition looks at the work of Pierre Daura in relation to the various stages of his life: the early death of his mother, his courtship and marriage, the arrival of his daughter, and his wife’s death.
This exhibit is organized the Indiana University Art Museum and includes works from the Georgia Museum of Art, Lynchburg College, Library of Virginia, Indiana University and other locations.
Image at right: The Good Family, ca. 1955
Oil on canvas
Collection of the Daura Gallery
Power & Identity: African Art from the Collection
January 29 – May 15
The artistic and cultural legacy of West and Central Africa is presented within the contextual themes of Authority, Ritual, and Rites of Passage. Sculpted artworks—including masks, figures, divination and ceremonial objects, and musical instruments—represent elements of divination and initiation ceremonies, bestow power on their owners, and serve as altars to mediate between humans and the divine. The exhibition illustrates how African societies have used visual forms to embody the world of ideas and beliefs, resulting in imaginative and visually exhilarating works of art.
Remembrance and Rediscovery: Disney Deconstructed
April 20 – May 15
LC’s museum studies students are learning what it takes to plan, develop, interpret and design museum exhibitions using limited edition commemorative prints of classic animated films by the Walt Disney Studios, recently donated to the Daura Gallery by LC Advancement Officer Tom Burrowes.
Students Jared Bloomquist, Laura Meisner, Eva Pappas, and Erin Sinski are examining Disney’s animated films through the lenses of literary derivation, gender issues, race and social outcasts, and self-discovery and adventure. The exhibition opens on Monday, April 20 (opening reception 4-5:30 p.m.), and continues through Friday, May 15.
2015 Senior Art Thesis Exhibition & Annual Student Art Show
April 28 – May 15
Paintings, drawings, sculpture, photographs, and graphic design by LC’s art students will be on exhibit beginning Tuesday, April 28 and continuing through Friday, May 15.
Join us April 28 for the opening reception 4-5:30 p.m.