Museum of Art
Brigham Young University
The Brigham Young University Museum of Art opened in October, 1993. The 100,000 square-foot structure houses the university's art collection of over 16,000 objects. The Museum gives the campus and community the opportunity for enriching, first-hand experiences with world-class art. Hours and fees are available on the museum's website.
Google Book Searches conducted in 2008 and 2013 by Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) located the following brochures, catalogues and gallery guides published on paper in connection with the Museum and with a topic of American representational art. The list may not include all relevant publications. Titles are listed by date of publication, with most recent listed first. Information on publications may be in error or incomplete. Titles may be followed by links to related essays published by Resource Library. See Definitions for more information on finding brochures, catalogues and gallery guides using TFAO's website.
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The Intimate Eye: The Drawings of Burt Silverman, by Herman C. Du Toit. Brigham Young University, 2006 - 48 pages. Collection of 48 drawings and text by Burton Silverman
American Women Modernists: The Legacy of Robert Henri, 1910-1945, By Marian Wardle, Sarah Burns, Brigham Young University Museum of Art. Compiled by Stephanie Andrews McNairy. Published 2005. Brigham Young University Museum of Art in association wth Rutgers University Press, New Bunswick, N.J. - 274 pages. ISBN:0813536839. The seven essays included in this volume move beyond the famed Ashcan School to recover the lesser known work of Robert Henri's women students. The contributors, who include well-known scholars of art history, American studies, and cultural studies demonstrate how these women participated in the "modernizing" of women's roles during this era.
Escape to Reality: The Western World of Maynard Dixon, by Linda Jones Gibbs, Deborah Brown Rasiel. Brigham Young University Press, 2000 - 185 pages Escape to Reality: The Western World of Maynard Dixon; article by Charlene Winters titled "Escape to Reality" (11/9/00)
Presage of Passage: Sculpture for a New Century, by Herman C. Du Toit. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Oct 1, 1999 - 60 pages
Art, Belief, Meaning: The Visual Arts and the Restored Gospel : Papers Presented at the First Annual Art, Belief, Meaning Seminar for Faculty and Students, November 20, December 4, and December 11, 1998, by Christian F. Sorenson. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, College of Fine Arts and Communications, 1998 - 76 pages
Imitations of Transcendence: The Sculpture of Björn Erling Evenson : Museum of Art, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, September 18, 1996 - January 15, 1997, by Björn Erling Evenson, Östen Sjöstrand, Steven P. Sondrup. Foundation for Cultural and Library Studies - 25 pages
150 Years of American Painting, 1794-1944, The Museum, 1994 - 177 pages
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