American Works on Paper to 1950

September 22, 2007, through December 09, 2007
Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art



Temporary Exhibitions, Friends and Cheatham Galleries


Discover more than fifty American drawings, watercolors, prints, and photographs from the Hood's collections in an in this companion exhibition to American Art at Dartmouth. American Works on Paper showcases the museum's rich holdings of drawings, watercolors, prints, and photographs by such diverse artists as John James Audubon, Southworth and Hawes,William Trost Richards, James McNeill Whistler, Mary Cassatt, Lewis Hine, Childe Hassam, Stuart Davis, Edward Hopper, James Van Der Zee, Dorothea Lange, Grant Wood, and Jackson Pollock. Together, these exhibitions offer the largest survey of Dartmouth's American holdings to date while considering how and why these objects found their way to Hanover and how the American collections have developed further since the opening of the Hood in 1985.

This exhibition and its related publication were organized by the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, and are generously funded by the Bernard R. Siskind 1955 Fund, the Hansen Family Fund, the Leon C. 1927, Charles L. 1955, and Andrew J. 1984 Greenebaum Fund, and a generous gift from Jonathan L. Cohen, Class of 1960, Tuck 1961.

Exhibition Curator

Barbara J. MacAdam

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Exhibition subject: Modern & Contemporary ArtUnited States & Canada