Exhibition Archives

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2014

Her Story: Prints by Elizabeth Murray, 1986–2006
January 22–March 30, 2014
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Flesh and Metal: Body and Machine in Early 20th-Century Art
November 13–March 16, 2014
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Border Crossings: From Imperial to Popular Life
January 30, 2013–February 2, 2014
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Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography
and Video

October 16–January 5, 2014
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2013

Inspired by Temptation: Odilon Redon and Saint Anthony
July 3–October 20, 2013
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Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection
February 29, 2012–October 13, 2013
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Storied Past: Four Centuries of French Drawings from the
Blanton Museum of Art

July 3–September 22, 2013
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Matisse Jazz
July 31–September 22, 2013
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A Royal Renaissance: School of Fontainebleau Prints
from the Kirk Edward Long Collectio
n
March 27–July 14, 2013
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Lee Friedlander: The Cray Photographs
March 27–June 16, 2013
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Revisiting the South: Richard Misrach’s Cancer Alley
March 27–June 16, 2013
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The Jameel Prize: Art Inspired by Islamic Tradition
December 12, 2012–March10, 2013
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A Faculty Focus: Where Is Chopin? By Jaroslaw Kapuscinski

February 20–March 3, 2013
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Christian Marclay's Video Quartet
November 14, 2012–February 10, 2013
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Guardians: Photographs by Andy Freeberg, an Exhibition in Three Parts
July 25–January 6, 2013
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2012

Adventures in the Human Virosphere: The Use of Three-Dimensional Models to Understand Human Viral Infections
April 11–December 16, 2012
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When Artists Attack the King: Honoré Daumier and La Caricature, 1830–1835
August 1–November 11, 2012
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Not Wanting to Say Anything About Marcel: John Cage Plexigrams
June 13–November 11, 2012
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Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley
May 16–October 14, 2012
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Light Works: Dan Flavin and Robert Irwin
March 21–July 8, 2012
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Memory and Markets: Pueblo Painting in the Early 20th Century
February 22–May 27, 2012
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Walker Evans
February 1–April 8, 2012
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2011

The Legend of Rex Slinkard
November 9, 2011 – February 26, 2012
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Rodin and the Dancing Body
October 5, 2011 – January 1, 2012
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Rodin and America: Influence and Adaptation 1876–1936
October 5, 2011 – January 1, 2012
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Expanding Views of Africa
Opened August 3, 2011
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The Art of the Book in California: Five Contemporary Presses
June 1 – August 28, 2011
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Illustrated Title Pages: 1500–1900
April 13 – October 16, 2011
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True Colors: Rediscovering Pigments on Greco-Roman Marble Sculpture
March 16 – August 7, 2011
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A Rediscovered Masterpiece: 12 Drawings from Domenico Tiepolo's New Testament
March 2 – May 29, 2011
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Longing for Sea-Change
October 7, 2009 – June 26, 2011
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2010

In a New York Minute: Photographs by Helen Levitt and
Paths through the Global City: Photographs by Leo Rubinfien
February 2 – May 1, 2011
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Extreme Makeover: A Fresh Look at the Cantor Arts Center's Contemporary Collection
Opened December 15, 2010, then ongoing
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Vodoun/Vodounon: Portraits of Initiates
October 13, 2010 – March 20, 2011
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Chiaroscuro Woodcuts from 16th-Century Italy:
Promised Gifts from the Kirk Edward Long Collection

November 3 – February 27, 2011
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Go Figure!
Opens September 1, 2010
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Mami Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and Its Diasporas
August 4 – January 2, 2011
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Buildings on Paper: Architectural Drawings
June 30 – October 17, 2010
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William Trost Richards—True to Nature: Drawings, Watercolors, and Oil Sketches at Stanford University
June 23 – September 26, 2010
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Yinka Shonibare's Odile and Odette
June 16 – January 9, 2011
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Contemporary Glass
Through August 8, 2010
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Collection Highlights from Europe 1500-1800, Ancient Greece and Rome
Opened May 5, 2010
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Tracing the Past, Drawing the Future: Master Ink Painters in 20th-Century China
February 17 – July 4, 2010
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The Eye of the Beholder: Honoring Ruth and Robert Halperin
March 17 – May 30, 2010
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2009

Frank Lobdell Figure Drawings
November 11, 2009 – February 21, 2010
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From Their Studios
September 16 – January 3, 2010
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From the Bronze Age of China to Japan’s Floating World
July 29 – October 18, 2009
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Pop to Present
March 18–August 16, 2009
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Appellations from Antiquity
April 15–July 26, 2009
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Splendid Grief: Darren Waterston and the Afterlife
of Leland Stanford Jr.

April 15–July 5, 2009
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Rodin! The Complete Stanford Collection
Opens February 18, 2009
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Hendrick Goltzius: Promised Gifts from the
Kirk Long Collection
December 17–March 29, 2009
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Timbuktu to Cape Town
December 3, 2008 –March 22, 2009
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Dürer to Picasso
November 12, 2008–February 15, 2009
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Goltzius and His Circle
October 8, 2008–March 15, 2009
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2008

Richard Diebenkorn, Artist, and Carey Stanton, Collector: Their Stanford Connection and Richard Diebenkorn: Abstractions on Paper
July 23–November 9, 2008
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Spared from the Storm: Masterworks from the New Orleans Museum of Art

June 4–October 5, 2008
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Experiments in Navigation: The Art of Charles Hobson
April 30–July 6, 2008
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Makishi: Mask Characters of Zambia
March 26–June 29, 2008
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Frederic Church, Winslow Homer, and Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape
January 30–May 4, 2008
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Private and Public: Class, Personality, Politics, and Landscape in British Photography

January 3–April 6, 2008
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2007

In the American West: Photographs by Richard Avedon
February 14–May 6, 2007
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Bare Witness: Photographs by Gordon Parks
March 21–July 1, 2007
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Living Traditions: Arts of the Americas
Opens April 18, 2007
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Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World
May 30–September 2, 2007
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Yosemite's Structure and Textures: Photographs by Eadweard Muybridge, Carleton Watkins, Ansel Adams,
and Others

July 25–October 28, 2007
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Mutual Admiration: Eugène Carrière and His Circle
August 8–December 2, 2007
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Anxious Objects: Willie Cole's Favorite Brands
October 3, 2007–January 6, 2008
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Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early Objects of H. C. Westermann
November 21, 2007–March 2, 2008
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2006

Visions of Dharma: Thai Contemporary Art
November 15, 2006–March 4, 2007
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Beefcake: The Physique Photography of Dave Martin
Make Yourself at Home: Stanford Dorm Rooms 2006

December 13, 2006–March 4, 2007
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A New 19th Century: The Mondavi Family Gallery Reinstalled
Opened November 8, 2006, onging
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The Virgin, Saints, and Angels: South American Paintings 1600 – 1825 from the Thoma Collection
September 20–December 31, 2006
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Chasing History: Art and Provenance
August 9–November 26, 2006
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Chinese Painting on the Eve of the Communist Revolution
July 19–November 5, 2006
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Art from Life: Prints by Robert Rauschenberg from the Marmor Foundation and the Fearer Family Collection
April 29–September 24, 2006
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Conflict and Art
June 7–August 27, 2006
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The Perfume of Sadness: Symbolist Art from the Kirk Long Collection

April 12–J uly 23, 2006
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Desire, Anxiety, and Loss: The Prints of Edvard Munch
March 22–June 25, 2006
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American ABC: Childhood in 19th-Century America

February 1–May 7, 2006
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2005

Flaming Red Cloth: Color and Design in the Weaving
of the Iban of Borneo

December 14, 2005–March 26, 2006
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Fired at Davis: Figurative Ceramic Sculpture by Robert Arneson, Visitng Professors, and Students at UC-Davis, from the Paula and Ross Turk Collection
October 12, 2005–February 26, 2006
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Revolutionary Tides:
The Art of the Political Poster 1914–1989
September 14, 2005–January 1, 2006
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Food, Frogs, and Fido: Works on Paper by David Gilhooly
August 10–November 27, 2005
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Manufactured Landscapes: The Photographs of Edward Burtynsky, 1982–2002
June 29–September 18, 2005
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Vanishing Worlds: Art and Ritual in Amazonia
May 25–August 21, 2005
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Shini-e: The Performance of Death in Japanese Kabuki Actor Prints
April 13–July 24, 2005
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Guardian of the Flame: Art of Sri Lanka
March 2–June 12, 2005
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On the Edge: Contemporary Chinese Artists Encounter the West
January 26–May 1, 2005
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2004

The 'Horrible Imaginings' of John Hamilton Mortimer
December 15, 2004–March 27, 2005
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Women on the Verge: The Culture of Neurasthenia in 19th-Century America
October 20, 2004–February 6, 2005
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Finding Sellaio: Conserving and Attributing a Renaissance Painting
August 4–November 28, 2004
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Question
July 14, 2004–January 2, 2005
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The Shamanic World-View: Arts of the America
May 26–September 26, 2004
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Grotesques: Leonardo's Strange Legacy
April 14–July 18, 2004
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Picasso to Thiebaud: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Collections of Stanford University Alumni and Friends
February 18–June 20, 2004
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2003

Fictional Worlds, Virtual Experiences: Storytelling and Computer Games
November 12, 2003–March 28, 2004
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Hudson River School: Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
October 8, 2003–January 18, 2004
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The Beginning of Seeing: Tribal Art and the Pictographs of Adolph Gottlieb
September 10, 2003–January 4, 2004
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From Forreine Places All the Varietie of Herbes
July 2–October 26, 2003
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The Changing Garden: Four Centuries of European and American Art
June 11, 2003–September 3, 2003
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Ideal Figure
May 7, 2003–August 17, 2003
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Time Stands Still: Muybridge and the Instantaneous Photography Movement
February 5–May 11, 2003
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Nsila-El Camino: José Bedia and the Spirit's Path in Congo Art
January 15–April 20, 2003
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2002

Distinctly American: The Photographs of Wright Morris
October 9, 2002–January 12, 2003
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Uncommon Legacies: Native American Art from the Peabody Essex Museum
May 8–August 11, 2002
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Hannelore Baron: Works from 1969 to1987
May 22–September 1, 2002
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Salviati at Stanford: Venetian Glass of the 1890s
September 18–December 29, 2002
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The Life and Legacy of the Stanford Family
Opens March 29, 2002
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Aerial Muse: The Art of Yvonne Jacquette
January 30–April 21, 2002
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2001

Recent Acquisitions to the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University
January 10–March 11, 2001
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Paul De Marinis: The Messenger
August 15, 2001–January 27, 2002
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Liberated Voices: Contemporary Art from South Africa
October 10, 2001–January 6, 2002
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Men at Work: Paintings by Kristina Branch
October 31, 2001–February 10, 2002
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Corot to Picasso: European Masterworks from the Smith College Museum of Art
July 11–September 23, 2001
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A Legacy for Learning: Gifts to Stanford from Mona and Nathan Oliveira
April 18–July 29, 2001
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The Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum
March 28–June 17, 2001
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Abstraction on the Move: Lichtspiel Opus I
January 17–March 4, 2001
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2000

Ruben on Rodin: The Photographs of Ernestine Ruben
November 29, 2000–April 1, 2001
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Hair in African Art and Culture
October 4–December 31, 2000
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Refresh: The Art of the Screensaver
October 12–November 26, 2000
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Visions of Japan: Photographs and Diaries, 1868 - 1890
September 13–December 24, 2000
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Trains that Passed in the Night: The Railroad Photographs of O. Winston Link
August 30–November 12, 2000
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Joint Venture
May 20–September 3, 2000
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Michael Mazur: A Print Retrospective
June 9–September 10, 2000
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Lucian Freud: Etchings from the PaineWebber Art Collection
June 7–August 13, 2000
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Shaped with a Passion: The Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Collection of Japanese Ceramics from the 1970s.
April 12–May 28, 2000
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Rodin's Monument to Victor Hugo
January 26–March 26, 2000
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1999

The Photography of John Gutmann: Culture Shock
January 19–March 26, 2000
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The Frame in America: 1860-1960
December 15, 1999–March 5, 2000
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Isamu Noguchi Sculptures at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University
1999–2004
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