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Current Exhibitions

Selections from the Permanent Collection 1950 to the Present

Friday, April 08, 2022 - Sunday, September 24, 2023

Selections from the Permanent Collection 1950 to the Present focuses on the Museum’s holdings dating from the last 70 years, in particular gifts from Martha Randolph Daura; Ray Kass and Jerrie Pike and the Mountain Lake Workshop and Symposium; and Edwin A. and Lois B. Sieveking. Artists on view include John Cage, Pierre Daura, Howard Finster, Dorothy Gillespie, Chrystella Meador, and Hunt Slonem, among others.

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Ray Kass (American, born 1944), Wilson Creek Poyptych, 1991, Watercolor on rag paper with beeswax/methylcellulose coating, mounted on canvas, Taubman Museum of Art, Gift from the Collection of Ruth and Richard Shack, 1995.006

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Pierre Daura (American, born Spain, 1896-1976), Fruit (detail), 1955-74, Watercolor on paper, Taubman Museum of Art; Gift of Martha Randolph Daura, 2003.040

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Dorothy Gillespie (American, 1920-2012), Autumn Clouds (detail), 1962, Oil on canvas, Collection of the Taubman Museum of Art, Gift of Mr. Edwin C. Woods, 1986.066

Pierre Daura (American, born Spain, 1896-1976), Fruit (detail), 1955-74, Watercolor on paper, Taubman Museum of Art; Gift of Martha Randolph Daura, 2003.040

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 in. Purchased with funds from the Cherry Hill Endowment. 2006.005.001a‑i, .002

Ray Kass (American, born 1944), Wilson Creek Poyptych, 1991, Watercolor on rag paper with beeswax/methylcellulose coating, mounted on canvas, Taubman Museum of Art, Gift from the Collection of Ruth and Richard Shack, 1995.006

Chrystella Meador (American, 1921-2001), Blue Vista (detail), 1979, Acrylic on canvas, Taubman Museum of Art, Purchase Award from the Salon, Ltd. from 1979 Sidewalk Art Show, 1980.002

Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001), Chief Beautician, May 4-6, 1985 (detail), 1985, House and other paint, Taubman Museum of Art; Gift of Ray Kass, The Mountain Lake Symposium and the Virginia Tech Art Department, 1986.047