Champions of Modernism: Non-Objective Art of the 1930s and 40s and Its Legacy

Ridderhof Martin Gallery September 6-November 3 When the Museum of Non-Objective Painting, later the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, opened in New York in 1939, it became one of the prime showcases of modern art in the country. The Museum’s first director, Hilla Rebay, championed some of the most innovative artists of the day. This traveling […]

Phyllis Ridderhof Martin: Unseen Works and Margaret Sutton: Drawings of the 1940s.

Ridderhof Martin Gallery  Opening: April 14-June 10, 1995. These artists, both born in 1905, worked on opposite coasts–Ridderhof Martin in Los Angeles and Sutton in New York. After their deaths, both left large numbers of works seldom seen by anyone. These selections of their legacies are being exhibited for the first time.

The Stories of Gods and Goddesses: Mythological Themes in Western Art

Ridderhof Martin Gallery  Opening: February 3-March 31, 1995. Greek and Roman myths and epics as depicted in European drawings and prints of the last four Centuries. The artists include Hendrick Goltzius, Agostino Veneziano, Ugo da Capri, Jonore Daumier, and Henri Matisse. The works come from the University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology, which […]

Alfred Levitt: An Artist’s Centennial

Ridderhof Martin Gallery October 21 – December 18 A contemporary of Joan Miro, Marc Chagall, and Georgia O’Keeffe, the New York artist Alfred Levitt turns 100 this year. The exhibition includes 20 of his watercolors from the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art plus 22 other paintings from his own collection, many of […]

American Painting

Ridderhof Martin Gallery  Opening: August 19-October 9, 1994. Portraits, figure paintings, landscapes, and abstractions exemplifying various American art styles of the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the artists included are Bernard Perlin, Milton Avery, Phyllis Ridderhof Martin, Gari Melchers, and Dean Gillette. The paintings come from the College’s collection and other local collections. Several have […]

American Painting

Ridderhof Martin Gallery August 19- October 9 Portraits, figures paintings, landscapes, and abstractions exemplifying various American art styles of the 19th and 20ths centuries. AMong the artists included are Bernard Perlin, Milton Averu, Phillis Ridderhof Martin, Gari Melchers, and Dean Gillette. The paintings come from the College’s collection and other local collections. Several have not […]

Alfred Levitt: An Artist’s Centennial

Ridderhof Martin Gallery  Opening: October 21-December 18, 1994. A contemporary of Joan Miro, Marc Chagall, and Georia O’Keeffe, the New York artist Alfred Levitt turns 100 this year. The exhibition includes 20 of his watercolors from the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art plus 22 other paintings from his own collection. Many have […]