July 28, 2004 – April 3, 2005
Poet With A Camera
Josef Sudek, known as “the poet of Prague” was one of the most original photographers of the twentieth century. This exhibition features his...
High Style and Hoop Skirts
November 2, 2004 – March 13, 2005
The mid-nineteenth century was a fascinating period of industrial expansion, technical innovation, and exuberant fashion. As machines began to...
Cerith Wyn EvansOctober 6, 2004 – January 30, 2005
The work of Cerith Wyn Evans defies easy categorization. After graduating from London’s Royal College of Art in 1984, Wyn Evans directed...
August 22, 2004 – January 9, 2005
Art Deco, arguably the most popular style of the twentieth century, is indelibly linked to the modern world. “Art Deco: 1910–1939” displays...
Games for the Gods
July 21, 2004 – November 28, 2004
The Greek Athlete and the Olympic Spirit
Athletics were a key component of ancient Greek life from the founding of the Olympic Games in 776 B.C. until the banishment of pagan festivals and...
Chinese Jades from the Hartman CollectionAugust 23, 2003 – November 3, 2004
The essence of immortality—6,000 years of jade on view The Chinese appreciate jade for its beauty, but also as a symbol of five human virtues:...
Draped In Dragons
December 3, 2003 – September 19, 2004
Chinese Court Costume
Elaborate robes give a glimpse of life in the Imperial court The dragon was considered the king of animals in Chinese culture and the symbol was...
Tim Noble & Sue WebsterApril 21, 2004 – September 6, 2004
Bright lights, piles of rubbish, and shadowy figures characterize urban centers; they are also the primary elements in the art of the British team...
Art of the Japanese Postcard
March 10, 2004 – June 6, 2004
The Leonard A. Lauder Collection
During the first decades of the twentieth century, the new medium of the postcard quickly replaced the traditional woodblock print as the favored...