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Masters of the Medium

European Drawings from the Collection of the Ackland Art Museum

Rococo to Modernism - European Drawings and Watercolors from the Permanent Collection and Dartmouth's Alumni

March 30 - May 30, 2004

This powerful coupling of exhibitions presents over one hundred outstanding objects dating from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century, including the work of distinguished artists from Italy, France, England, Holland, and Germany. Life studies, plein-air sketches, and imaginary compositions illustrate the glorious expressivity of drawings and watercolors. Five centuries of technique and a full range of styles fill out thematic and chronological sections, while exhibition materials and programming explore how the masters carefully selected media appropriate to the functions and subjects of their works. Contemporary artists will also discuss the continued relevance of these objects today.

Masters of the Medium: European Drawings from the Collection of the Ackland Art Museum is organized and circulated by the Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Its presentation at the Hood Museum of Art is generously supported by the Marie-Louise and Samuel R. Rosenthal Fund.

Rococo to Modernism: European Drawings and Watercolors from the Permanent Collection and Dartmouth's Alumni is on view from March 30 to May 30 and is organized by the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, and generously supported by the Bernard R. Siskind 1955 Fund and the Cissy Patterson Fund.

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