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Immanence and Revelation

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The Art of Ben Frank Moss

September 13, 2008–January 4, 2009

This exhibition of more than seventy paintings, drawings, and prints by Ben Frank Moss honors the artist’s twenty years at Dartmouth College, where he has served as chairman of the Studio Art Department and, since 1993, as the George Frederick Jewett Professor of Studio Art. Ranging from expansive, luminous landscapes inspired by Northwest summers to intimate, nearly abstract still lifes, these works reveal the artist’s fascination with lush color, essential forms, and an ineffable, enveloping presence beyond the subject at hand. The accompanying catalogue, which is the most comprehensive examination of Moss’s career to date, includes an extensive interview with the artist and an overview of his career written by former Moss student Joshua Chuang, Class of 1998, now an assistant curator at the Yale University Art Gallery.

This exhibition and its related publication were generously supported by a gift from Katherine D. and John H. Krehbiel III, Class of 1991, Thayer 1992; a grant from the George Frederick Jewett Foundation; a contribution from the Dean of the Faculty Office; and the museum's Ray Winfield Smith 1918 Fund and Eleanor Smith Fund.

Exhibition Panoramas  

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Related Events

3 October, Friday, 4:30 P.M.
Opening Artist Lecture Click here to listen
SILENT SOUND/INVISIBLE STILLNESS: A MYSTERY EXPERIENCED
Ben Frank Moss, George Frederick Jewett Professor of Studio Art. A reception will follow in Kim Gallery.

4 October, Saturday, 2:00 P.M.
Introductory Tour of Immanence and Revelation: The Art of Ben Frank Moss

21 October, 12:30 P.M.
Friends-Cheatham Galleries
Lunchtime Gallery Talk Click here to listen
CALL AND RESPONSE: THE WORK OF BEN FRANK MOSS
Joshua Chang, Class of 1998, Assistant Curator of Photographs, Yale University Art Gallery, and Ben Frank Moss

1 November, Saturday, 2:00 P.M.
Dialogue on Art and Poetry
IMMANENCE AND REVELATION: THE ART OF BEN FRANK MOSS
Michael Stone-Richards, Associate Professor, Comparative Literature, Critical Theory, Department of Liberal Arts, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, and Gregory Wolfe, Publisher and Editor of Image and Director of the MFA in Creative Writing program at Seattle Pacific

15 November, Saturday, 2:00 P.M.
Special Introductory Tour of Immanence and Revelation: The Art of Ben Frank Moss with Ben Frank Moss and Hood Director Brian Kennedy

Last Updated: 10/29/09