European Masterworks: Paintings from the Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario
April 8–July 8, 2001
European Masterworks featured approximately 95 works surveying nearly 600 years of painting by some of Europe’s greatest masters, including Tintoretto, Rembrandt, Monet, Degas, and Picasso. The exhibition was on view on the Frist Art Museum’s opening day, April 8, 2001.
Organized in cooperation with the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
An Enduring Legacy: Art of the Americas from Nashville Collections
April 8, 2001–March 10, 2002
An Enduring Legacy: Art of the Americas from Nashville Collections was another of the exhibitions on view when the Frist Art Museum first opened its doors. The exhibition presented 145 works of painting, sculpture, photography, furniture, and decorative arts from North and South America found in public and private collections throughout Nashville. It included works by Winslow Homer, Albert Bierstadt, Jackson Pollock, Diego Rivera, Georgia O’Keeffe, and many others.
Organized by Frist Art Museum staff with the support of guest co-curator Susan W. Knowles.
Photography by Bill LaFevor