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Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art

Public Institution
Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
USA
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tel +1 847 491 4000
fax + 1 847.491.2261
www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu
 

to top Institutions highest ranked artists:
Artist Rank
Jasper Johns  62
Joàn Miró  83
Kiki Smith  95
Max Beckmann  147
Jean Arp  188



to top Artists most exhibited:
Artist Rank
Theo Leffmann  25912 7
Kiki Smith  95 3



to top Institution's artists also shown at:
Institution
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 121 19
  The National Gallery of Art, USA 73 14
  Leo Castelli Gallery, USA 63 3
  Galerie St. Etienne, USA 51 5
  Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, USA 46 13



 
 Public exhibitions   1
19.09. - 07.12. (9 days remaining)
  Solo showWangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey
 
Profile
Foundation year: 1998
 
 Artists
Jean Arp  1886-1966, FR
Max Beckmann  1884-1950, DE
Roger Brown  1941-1997, US
John Collier, Jr.  1913-1992, US
William Conger  1937, US
Lovis Corinth  1858-1925, DE
Honoré Daumier  1808-1879, FR
Stuart Davis  1894-1964, US
Pascal Dombis  1965, FR
Albrecht Dürer  1471-1528, DE
Sherban Epure  1940, RO
Tony Fitzpatrick  1958, US
Barbara Hepworth  1903-1975, UK
William Hogarth  1697-1764, UK
Tom Huck  1971, US
Jasper Johns  1930, US
Dave Jordano  1948, US
Ellen Lanyon  1926, US
Joàn Miró  1893-1983, ES
Manfred Mohr  1938, DE
Henry Moore  1898-1986, UK
Frieder Nake  1938, DE
Jim Nutt  1938, US
Parmigianino  1503-1540, IT
Ed Paschke  1939-2004, US
Henry Simon  1910-1987, FR
Kiki Smith  1954, US
Nancy Spero  1926-2009, US
Joseph Mallord William Turner  1775-1851, UK
 
 Previous Exhibitions   116
2014
  Group showRevenge and Repose
  Group showSteichen ǀ Warhol: Picturing Fame 

2013
  Solo showBlacklisted: William Gropper's Capriccios
  Solo showTerry Adkins Recital

2011
  Group showViews and Re-Views: Soviet Political Posters and Cartoons
  Solo showTheo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
  Solo showI Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith
Description Solo showSocial Mobility: Collaborative Projects with Temporary Services
  Solo showThomas Rowlandson: Pleasures and Pursuits in Georgian England
  Group showThe Satirical Edge in Contemporary Prints and Graphics

2010
  Solo showLeon Golub: Live & Die Like a Lion?
  Solo showLand Without End and Other Works by Theo Leffmann

2009
  Solo showRobert Motherwell: An Attitude Toward Reality From the Collection of the Walker Art Center
  Solo showHenry Moore: Elephant Skull
Description and image Solo showBare Witness: Photographs by Gordon Parks
  Group showFrom Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci: A Century of Italian Drawings from the Prado
  Solo showTheo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
  Solo showPolaroids: Mapplethorpe

2008
  Solo showMagdalena Abakanowicz
  Solo showA Letter from Japan: The Photographs of John Swope
  Solo showSamuel Bak
  Solo showTheo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
  Group showImaging by Numbers: A Historical View of the Computer Print
  Group showSpace, Color, und Motion

2007
  Solo showDouglas Gordon: Feature Film
  Solo showTheo Leffmann - Weaving a Life into Art
  Solo showRoy Lichtenstein Prints 1956–97: From the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
  Group showFrom the Trenches to the Street: Art from Germany, 1910s–20s
  Solo showLovis Corinth: Weimar Period Prints
  Solo showWolfgang Gäfgen: Portfolios

2006
  Group showRealist Tendencies on Paper
  Solo show. . . even in a room full of darkness - An Installation by Matthew Girson
  Group showKeeping Shadows - Photography at the Worcester Art Museum
  Solo showTorkel Korling - Bridging Commercial and Art Photography
  Solo showTheo Leffmann - Weaving a Life into Art
  Group showProcess of Abstraction
  Group showMFA Thesis Exhibition from the Department of Art Theory and Practice
  Solo showJim Dine - some drawings
  Solo showPolitical Currents across the Channel - James Gillray’s Caricatures of France
  Solo showJeanne Dunning - Making Boys and Girls
   Philipon’s La Caricature and the Street
   Comic Art: The Paris Salon in Caricature
   The Anatomy of Gender: Arts of the Body in Early Modern Europe

2005
  Solo showMaybelle Stamper - Works on Paper
  Solo showSteina Vasulka - Orbital Obsessions
  Solo showMarion Mahony Griffin - Drawing the Form of Nature
  Group showPaths to the Press: Printmaking and American Women Artists, 1910-1960
  Group showSculpting in Glass
  Group showMFA Thesis Exhibtion from the Department of Art Theory and Practice
  Group showCurrents - Twenty-Five Years of Collecting Modern and Contemporary Prints
  Group showFoundations: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century Prints from the Collection
  Solo showThe Beauty of Life - William Morris and the Art of Design
  Solo showBill Viola - The Greeting

2004
  Group showGene(sis) - Contemporary Art Explores Human Genomics
  Group showMFA Thesis Exhibition from the Department of Art Theory and Practice
  Solo showAmerican Diorama - A Video Installation by Charles Woodman
  Group showAmerican Expressionism - Art and Social Change, 1920s–1950s
   Working Conditions: Depression-Era American Prints
  Solo showLorna Simpson - 31

2003
  Solo showHonoré Daumier - Public and Private Domains
  Solo showCarolee Schneemann - Up To and Including Her Limits
  Group showDrawn Toward the Avant-Garde
  Group showOld Master Drawings from the Collection: Traditional Drawing Practices in European Art
  Group showCurtis - On Becoming Animal
  Group showThe Gift - Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality
  Group showMFA Thesis Exhibition from the Department of Art Theory and Practice
  Solo showSmall Wonder - Worlds in a Box
  Solo showMax Beckmann - Self-Portraits from the Collection of James and Pamela Elesh
   The Stamp of Impulse: Abstract Expressionist Prints

2002
   The Last Expression: Art and Auschwitz
  Solo showEthnography and Desire: Video Installations
  Solo showFazal Sheikh
  Solo showAdja Yunkers - To Invent a Garden
  Solo showJacob Lawrence - Prints from the Series The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture
  Solo showselfportrait.map - LoCurto/Outcault

2001
  Solo showHiratsuka Un'ichi - Color Woodblock Prints
  Solo showPastime - An Installation by Molly Davies
  Solo showVera Klement - Drawings
   Pond II
  Solo showOn European Ground - The Photographs of Alan Cohen
   More Chicago
  Solo showDavid Smith - Two into Three Dimensions
  Solo showChicago's South Side 1946–1948 - The Wayne Miller Photographs
   NO!art and the Aesthetics of Doom
   Manuscript Illumination in the Modern Age

2000
  Solo showChristo and Jeanne–Claude - Work from 1965 to 1998
   Prints from Printworks
  Solo showScratch Studies - New Work by Shawn Decker
  Solo showSelf–Portraits of Lovis Corinth
  Solo showTheo Leffmann - Weaving a Life into Art
  Group showDrawing is Another kind of Language

1998
   Rapture: At the Interface Between Love and Disease
  Group showThe Living Tradition in Africa and the Americas
  Group showNarrative and Abstraction in 20th Century Photography

1997
  Solo showHenry Simon, 1901–1995
  Solo showFrankisek Drtikol: A Retrospective
  Solo showWilliam Hogarth and 18th-Century Print Culture
  Solo showRudolf Koppitz: Viennese Master of the Camera

1996
  Solo showBert Van Bork: Prints and Watercolors

1995
  Solo showTabloids and Elephants: Leonid Tishkov Creatures

1993
  Solo showSculpture and Drawings by Carol Kreeger Davidson, 1983–1993
  Solo showConstantin Brancusi: The Photographs

1992
  Solo showMy Own Futurism: The Drawings of Fortunato Depero

1991
  Solo showLine of Light and Shadow: The Drawings of Federico Garcia Lorca
  Solo showThe Drawings of Pietro Lazzari

1989
  Solo showSupreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston

1988
  Solo showJiri Anderle: A Selection from the Werksman Collection
  Solo showDavid Giese: The Rise and Fall of Taste

1986
  Group showPainting at Northwestern: Conger, Paschke, Valerio

1985
  Solo showAlvar Aalto: Furniture and Glass

1984
  Solo showFrank Stella Prints: 1967–1982

1982
  Solo showHans Hoffman: Colorist in Black and White

1981
  Solo showGuy Pene du Bois: Artist about Town
  Solo showJacob Jordaens: Drawings and Prints

1980
  Solo showThe Travel Sketches of Louis I. Kahn
  Solo showAnsel Adams: Photographs of the Southwest
 
Last update: 28 August 2014
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