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- Category: Visual Arts
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- thru Fri. Dec 31st, 2021
With three buildings spanning different architectural periods and housing an important collection of American art, the Hunter Museum commands quite a physical presence on the bluff overlooking the Tennessee River and, since its 1952 founding, has played a critical role in Chattanooga’s cultural life. The physical development of the Hunter Museum, from the...
- thru Mon. Aug 30th, 2021
Inspired by the Robert Rauschenberg painting Opal Reunion, one of the works in the Hunter’s permanent collection, Chattanooga artist Baggs McKelvey will create a site-specific, year-long installation constructed primarily of denim. Denim is iconic in the U.S., with connotations ranging from slavery in the production of cotton and indigo dyes, to Americana...
- thru Sun. May 9th, 2021
Depicting the Invisible, the Hunter’s newest Collection Focus exhibition, presents the lasting impact of wartime trauma. The title of this exhibition is borrowed from artist Susan J. Barron’s series, Depicting the Invisible: A Portrait Series of Veterans Suffering from PTSD. Two of Barron’s large-scale, black-and-white portraits anchor the gallery, alongside...
- thru Sun. Jan 16th
San Diego-based artist Ashley V. Blalock is best known for her enormous crocheted red doilies. Her works fuse craft and fine art and are inspired by everyday artifacts from the domestic sphere. Responding to the Hunter Museum’s architecture and considering how people walk through the space, Blalock’s large-scale, site-specific, year-long installation will...
- thru Sun. Apr 18th
Under Construction: Collage from the Mint Museum explores the dynamic medium of collage, where materials are cut, torn, and layered to create new meanings and narratives. Featuring over 30 international artists and roughly 100 works of art, this exhibition examines the growth of the collage technique and aesthetic in the work of Romare Bearden and his...
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