For Students

Insider Archive

  • On view August 30, 2014–January 4, 2015 Bright blue lines crawl up and down, left and right, straight and curved, haphazardly and methodically. They run on the walls, the ceiling, the floor, and even into the space beyond the door, invading the...>>
  • Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation 3 / Contemporary Native North American Art from the Northeast and Southeast concludes a cycle of landmark exhibitions conceived and organized to present a comprehensive and in-depth cross section of innovative...>>
  • “Glass is a vessel for light” is a truism of glassmakers: it is a most interesting vessel for light because it not only contains, but also amplifies, moves, and redirects light, thereby animating the objects as does no other media. In the early...>>
  • Media Gallery August 16–December 7, 2014 Amie Siegel’s Provenance traces in reverse the global trade in furniture from the Indian city of Chandigarh. Conceived in the 1950s by architects Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret, Chandigarh’s controversial...>>
  • Nearly fifty years after its heyday, Minimalism is enjoying a resurgence of critical attention, though much of the focus continues to be on male artists, or on a small number of women sculptors. Reductive Minimalism: Women Artists in Dialogue, 1960–...>>
  • On view July 19–October 12, 2014 George Brigham (1889–1977) was one of the first architects to bring the ideology and practice of twentieth-century “International Style” modern architecture to Ann Arbor. Born in Massachusetts in 1889, Brigham...>>
  • On view July 5–October 19, 2014 Photography Gallery In 1908 Auguste Rodin invited American photographer Edward Steichen to Meudon, France, to photograph his sculpture of the great French writer Honoré de Balzac. Rodin was commissioned to create the...>>
  • UMMA’s beloved Claude Monet oil painting, The Break-up of the Ice (La Débâcle or Les Glaçons), will be on view at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma from June 29 to September 21, 2014 as part of an exhibition that will highlight the...>>
  • If you could give any artwork in the world to someone else as a gift, what would it be? Who would you give it to? And what would you write in the card? If you could have dinner with any artist, living or dead, who would it be? What would you eat?...>>
  • Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation 3 On view at UMMA May 24–September 14, 2014 Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation 3 explores the work of contemporary artists of Native North American origin working in both traditional and new media,...>>