Fall 2018

Bullet Piercing an Apple

Timing Is Everything

Drawn entirely from the Mead’s permanent collection, Timing Is Everything presents artworks across centuries, continents and media that visualize concepts of time. On view now through March 3, 2019.

Yinka Shonibare, The American Collection (Activists)

Rotherwas Project 4: Yinka Shonibare MBE, The American Library Collection (Activists)

Bound in his signature brightly colored Dutch wax printed fabric, Shonibare’s selection of 234 books tells a specific story of how knowledge is organized and disseminated. OPENING OCT. 30

Untitled abstract painting by Leon Polk Smith in yellow and green

Abstraction: New Acquisitions at the Mead

This exhibition celebrates the recent growth of the Mead’s collection of abstract art, including works by Caio Fonseca and Leon Polk Smith. On view now through Feb. 17, 2019.

Shivangi Ladha, Self Portrait, 2017.

Fragmented Identities: The Gendered Roles of Women in Art through the Ages

Works that examine the ways in which women have been depicted, or have represented themselves, across media, centuries, and the globe. On view now through Feb. 17, 2019.

Sculpture by Tatiana Potts

Hall Walls: Tatiana Potts

Printmaker and sculptor Tatiana Potts worked with Five College students to create an ephemeral mural on the walls of the museum. On view now through Dec. 30, 2018.

Spring 2019

Wassily Kandinsky, Capricious Forms, July 1937. Oil on canvas, 35 x 45 ¾ inches (88.9 x 116.3 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Founding Collection (45.977). © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Dimensionism: Modern Art in the Age of Einstein

A groundbreaking exhibit that explores how modern art was influenced by advances in science, from Einstein’s Theory of Relativity to newly powerful microscopic and telescopic lenses. OPENING MARCH 28.

Russian Center Art Gallery

Russian center Art Gallery

Open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Located in the Amherst Center for Russian Culture in Webster Hall, the Russian Center Art Gallery displays artworks, books and archival materials from the Thomas P. Whitney ’37 collection of Russian art. The upcoming exhibition, Views from the Eastern Front: Russian Modernism and the Great War, considers the role of World War I in Russia through the arts.

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