December 18, 2010 - March 20, 2011



Object labels for the exhibition


Sandra Allen (b. 1963)
Risorgimento, 2005
Pencil on paper
William F. Brooks Fund, 2009.115
Sarah G. Austin (1935-1994)
Venus at Her Toilette, 1991
Cut paper mounted on board
Gift of Elizabeth Roth, 2006.4
Alice Baber (1928-1982)
The Light in the Depths, 1975
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Alice Baber Art Fund, Inc., 2000.38
Susan Barron (b. 1947)
BC #834B (Clio), 1981
Collage and graphite on board
Friends Purchase Fund, 1983.26
Jennifer Bartlett (b. 1941)
Circle, Line, House from Rhapsody, 1992-93
William F. Brooks Fund, 2006.126
Siona Benjamin Kruge (b. 1960)
Finding Home #66 (Leah), 2004
Gouache and gold leaf on paper
Jane and Victor Darnell Fund, 2005.38
Janet Biggs (b. 1959)
Anana Dream, 2006
Single channel video with sound, 2 minutes and 23 seconds
Gift of Linda Cheverton-Wick and Walter Wick and the Charles F. Smith Fund, 2007.38
Cathie Bleck (b. 1957)
The Peninsula, 2005
Inks on scratchboard
Gift of the artist, 2008.13
Joy Bristol
Getting Ready, 2000
Oil on linen
Gift of the artist, 2001.68
Ellen Carey (b. 1952)
Blue Pull with Flare and Yellow Rollback, 2002
Color positive print
Gift of the artist, 2004.81
Harriett Casdin-Silver (1935-2008)
& Kevin Brown (b. 1965)
Alice Mitchell, 1999
Hologram and audio dome
Charles F. Smith Fund, 2000.2
Mary Cassatt (1844-1926)
A Caress, 1891
Pastel on paper
Harriet Russell Stanley Fund, 1948.14
Elizabeth Catlett (b. 1915)
Waving, 1989
Jane and Victor Darnell Fund, 1993.60
Sarah Charlesworth (b. 1947)
Control & Abandon, 1992-93
Laminated Cibachrome
Charles F. Smith Fund, 2005.05
Christo (b. 1935)
& Jeanne Claude (1935-2009)
Surrounded Islands, Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida, 1983
Friends Purchase Fund, 1984.1
Amy Cohen (b. 1954)
At Rock Bottom (She Found Light), 2000
Found paper collage
Gift of the artist, 2001.08
Sister Mary Corita Kent (1918-1986)
Stars, 1967
Color silkscreen
Gift of John Fitzgerald, 1968.01
Peggy Crawford (b. 1917)
Sana'a 26 September Street, 1986
Gift of the artist, 2007.84
Carol Kreeger Davidson (b. 1932)
Sacella, 1999
Aluminum and stained glass
Gift of the artist, 2000.85
Dorothy Dehner (1901-1994)
Totem Destroyed, 1958
Color etching
William F. Brooks Fund, 1993.02
Gabriela Gonzales Dellosso (b. 1968)
Three Sisters, 2004
Oil on panel
Gift of the artist, 2006.134
Yvonne Pène Du Bois (1913-1997)
3rd Avenue Elevated, 1945
Oil on canvas
Harriet Russell Stanley Fund, 1948.16
Mary Dwyer (b. 1959)
General George Washington Resigns, 2002
Acrylic on wood
General Purchase Fund, 2001.109
Louisine Havemeyer Frelinghuysen
(b. 1984)
Dressing Table, Sand Spring Lane, 2005
Gift of the artist, 2006.27
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)
Peter Pan, 1936
Gift of Ruth Talcott, 1980.9
Lillian Genth (1876-1953)
Manchu Girl, Peking, ca. 1931
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mrs. William H. Bender and Edythe Haskell, 1954.51
Wanda Gág (1893-1946)
Grandma's Kitchen, 1931
Gift of Susan B. Aller, 2004.45
Nancy Graves (1939-1995)
Indicate, 1982
Cast iron and Cor-ten steel
Stephen B. Lawrence Fund, 2010.54
Irene Hardwicke Olivieri (b. 1959)
Catamount, n.d.
Oil on wood
Gift of the artist, 2004.04
Julie Heffernan (b.1956)
Self-Portrait as Everything that Rises, 2003
Oil on canvas
Charles F. Smith Fund, 2005.182
Malvina Hoffman (1887-1966)
Samoan Warrior (Polynesian), 1932
Charles F. Smith Fund, 1950.01
Lisa Hoke (b. 1952)
The Gravity of Color, New Britain, 2007
Plastic and paper cups, paint and hardware
Stephen B. Lawrence Fund and the Edwin Austin Abbey Mural Fund of the National Academy of Design, 2008.31 T
Marian Kinsella (1924-2005)
Martha Graham, n.d.
Gift of the artist, 2001.83
Lee Krasner (1908-1984)
Nude Study, 1939
Charcoal on paper
Friends Purchase Fund, 1985.09
Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)
Power farming displaces tenants from the land in the western dry cotton area. Childress County, Texas Panhandle, June 1938
Gelatin silver print
Museum Purchase, 2005.178
Doris Lee (1905-1983)
Louisiana Picnic, ca. 1938
Gift of Stevan Dohanos, 1977.02
Judy Kensley McKie (b. 1944)
Grizzly Bear Bench, 2002
Gift of Mary Tredennick Gould in memory of her husband, J. Spencer Gould, 2005.47
Mary Nimmo Moran (1842-1899)
& Thomas Moran (1837-1926)
Figure in the Woods, 1888
Gift of Douglas Hyland in memory of Ann M. Chamberlain, Director of Development 2002-2005, 2005.155
Anna Mary Robertson
("Grandma") Moses (1860-1961)
All Out for Sport, 1949
Oil on board
Gift of Robert C. Knox in memory of his wife, Leonice M. Knox, and his daughter Leonice L. Knox, 1984.02
Elizabeth Murray (1940-2007)
Untitled, 1989
Pastel and charcoal on paper collage
Alice Osborne Bristol Fund, 2007.116
Louise Nevelson (1900-1988)
Untitled, 7 a.m., 1967
Color lithograph, two sheets, ea.
Friends Purchase Fund, 1985.46
Louise Nevelson (1900-1988)
Untitled, ca. 1985
Wood painted black
Members Purchase Fund and Olga H. Knoepke Fund, 1997.2
Elizabeth Nourse (1860-1938)
Head of an Algerian (Moorish Prince), 1897
Oil on canvas
Harriet Russell Stanley Fund and through exchange, 1981.68
Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)
East River from the 30th Story of Shelton Hotel, 1928
Oil on canvas
Stephen B. Lawrence Fund, 1958.09
Debra Paulson
Self-Portrait, 1980
Gelatin silver print laid down on board
Gift of the artist, 1980.77
Margaretta Angelica Peale (1795-1882)
Melons and Pears, 1820
Watercolor on paper
Charles F. Smith Fund, 1968.08
Sarah Miriam Peale (1800-1885)
Mrs. Charles Ridgely Carroll (Rebecca Pue), ca. 1822
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vose in memory of Sanford Low, 1964.56
Jane Peterson (1876-1965)
Fifth Avenue and Washington Square, n.d.
Gouache on paper
Gift of Howard H. Bristol, Jr., 1982.88
Marianna Pineda (1925-1996)
Prelude, 1957
Gift of the artist's family, 2003.07
Ellen Emmet Rand (1876-1941)
Anna Delancey Mears, 1926
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mrs. C. Singleton Mears, 1981.81
Kay Sage (1898-1963)
Unusual Thursday, 1951
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mrs. Naum Gabo, 1978.90
Glo Sessions (b. 1922)
Portrait of Isabel Bishop, 1988
India ink wash on paper
Gift of the artist, 2006.14
Cindy Sherman (b. 1954)
Untitled, 2000
Cebachrome print
Members Purchase Fund, 2000.88
Lilly Martin Spencer (1822-1902)
This Little Pig Went to Market, 1857
Oil on cut arched board
Charles F. Smith Fund, 1994.18
Nancy Spero (1926-2009)
Desaparecidos, 1992
Hand printing on paper
Members Purchase Fund, 2001.46
Hedda Sterne (b. 1910)
Untitled, 1986
Oil on canvas
Gift of Clara Diament Sujo, 1993.06
Jane Stuart (1812-1888)
Morning, Noon and Night, ca. 1830-60
Oil on wood panel
John Butler Talcott Fund, 1968.10
Mara Superior (b. 1951)
& Roy Superior (b. 1934)
Aqua Marina, 2006
Ceramic and wood cabinet; porcelain, polychrome birch ply, white pine, basswood, mahogany, maple, bone, gold leaf, brass, seashells, egg tempera on panel
Gift of Melinda and Dr. Paul Sullivan, 2006.41
Judith Thorpe (b. 1948)
Femme #8, 2003
Iris print on rice paper
Gift of the artist, 2003.89
Ruth Weisberg (b. 1942)
Mirrors, 1967
Oil on panel
Gift of the Austin Fairchild Organization, 2009.96
Cynthia Westwood (b. 1969)
Blue Bathroom, 2006
Oil on linen
Gift of The American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2007.79
Lee Krasner (1908-1984)
Untitled (Still Life), 1938
Oil on paper
Promised Gift of Rita K. Heimann
Nancy Graves (1939-1995)
Clash of Cultures, 1988
Etching, aquatint, and drypoint on Fabriano Artistico
Gift of the Nancy Graves Foundation, 2010.87
Negar Ahkami (b. 1971)
Backsplash, 2010
Acrylic, gesso, and glitter on wood panel
Charles F. Smith Fund, 2010.84

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