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Positive Fragmentation: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
Positive Fragmentation: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation features more than 180 prints by contemporary women artists who employ a strategy of fragmentation in their artistic process. A notable strength of the exhibition is its focus on women artists of color who historically have been underrepresented in many museums’ permanent collections and in exhibition programming.
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The Permanent Collection
The Taubman Museum of Art has more than 2,000 works in the collection, from the 10-foot sculpture Art World by James Harold Jennings to the inch-and-a-half square photograph Maggie on Beach with Dog by Thomas Cowperthwaite Eakins, and from 3,500-year-old Egyptian Ushabiti ceramic figures to contemporary Roanoke artists.
These works are shown on a rotating basis in exhibitions in the Fralin Center for American Art, the Museum’s main gallery level on the second floor. Explore a sample of selected works from the collection below.
Petah Coyne (American, Born 1953), Atlanta Gal, 1996-1997, Melt resistant wax over candles, ribbon, and steel, Partially acquired with funds provided by the Cherry Hill Endowment and by the Estate of Mary Ella Eckman
John Cage (American, 1912-1992), Not Wanting To Say Anything About Marcel Plexigram II, 1969; silkscreened Plexiglas mounted in walnut base, 14 1/2″ x 14 1/2″ x 14 1/2″, Purchased with funds from the Cherry Hill Endowment. 2006.005.001a‑i, .002
Robert Henri (American, 1865-1929), Jimmie O’Donnell, 1924, Oil on canvas, Taubman Museum of Art, Acquired with funds provided by the Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust, 2001.002nt
John Singer Sargent, Portrait of Norah Gribble, 1888, Oil on canvas, acquired with funds provided by the Horace G. Frail Charitable Trust, 2000
Robert Riggs (American, 1896-1970), The Brown Bomber, 1938, Tempera on panel, Taubman Museum of Art, Acquired with funds provided by the Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust, 2000.003
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