Past Exhibitions

Our archive of exhibitions previously viewed at the Frist Art Museum.

  • Women Beyond Borders

    March 6, 2003 – July 20, 2003 — Women Beyond Borders was a grass-roots collaboration conceived in 1992 in Santa Barbara, California.  At the time of the exhibition, the project had involved 500 artists, curators, critics and sponsors in 36 countries.  Participating artists received an identical, miniature wooden box as a point of departure. The...

  • Real Illusions

    February 21, 2003 – June 22, 2003 — With 64 works drawn from local collections, Real Illusions celebrated the quality and diversity of contemporary realist and narrative art in Nashville collections.  Included were works by such internationally known artists as John Baeder, Duane Hanson, Richard Estes, Philip Pearlstein, and Alex Katz, as well as...

  • Fantastic Patterns

    January 24, 2003 – April 20, 2003 — New York artist Liz Quisgard is fascinated by the beauty and universality of patterns. Her paintings and sculptures, depicting architectural elements such as doorways, arches, and columns, are completely covered in elaborate geometric decorations.  These motifs evoke such precedents as Islamic tilework, Tantric...

  • Reflections In Black

    January 24, 2003 – April 20, 2003 — Spanning the years from 1842 to the present, this sweeping exhibition examined the ways that African Americans have used photography as a means of self-definition through the past century and a half. The exhibition included studio portraiture by such masters as James VanDerZee, scenes documenting the...

  • Rubens, Jordaens, Van Dyck, And Their Circle

    November 26, 2002 – January 26, 2003 — From energetic preliminary studies for paintings to highly finished works, drawings provide marvelous insight into artists’ creative processes. Among the finest artists in western art history have been the seventeenth century masters Peter Paul Rubens, Jacob Jordaens and Anthony Van Dyck, each a master draftsman in...

  • What’s My Line

    October 11, 2002 – January 5, 2003 —  As a complement to James McNeill Whistler: Prosaic Views, Poetic Vision, Exploration of Prints explains each step of Whistler’s printmaking processes, while providing a look at the tools of the trade. James McNeill Whistler: Prosaic Views, Poetic Vision brings together lithographs,...

  • Gloria Dearcangelis

    October 11, 2002 – January 5, 2003 — Seattle artist Gloria DeArcangelis’ portrait and figure subjects are illuminated through a warm and powerful light, which, contrasted with a surrounding atmosphere of deep shadows, lends to them an aura of psychological intensity and genuine human presence. DeArcangelis idealizes her models, often depicting them as beautifully...

  • James McNeill Whistler

    October 11, 2002 – January 5, 2003 — Organized by the University of Michigan Museum of Art, this exhibition brings together 44 of James McNeill Whistler’s lithographs, etchings, drawings and watercolors, to provide an intimate and expanded view of the artist’s work as he explored revolutionary ways of depicting space,...

  • Whistler, Sargent, And Steer

    October 11, 2002 – January 5, 2003 — Whistler, Sargent, and Steer was an exceptional exhibition of the works of James McNeill Whistler, John Singer Sargent and British Impressionist Philip Wilson Steer, organized exclusively for the Frist Art Museum. Organized by Tate Curator David Fraser Jenkins, the exhibition contained 38 works...

  • Stories Of The Past And Present

    October 4, 2002 – February 25, 2003 — The Frist Art Museum worked in partnership with United Way of Metropolitan Nashville’s Family Resource Centers - St. Luke’s, Northeast, Cayce and Woodbine Community Organization - to develop murals that recognize and honor the rich history of each neighborhood.  Led...

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