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Louise Nevelson

Forgoing the traditional materials of sculpture like stone, bronze and precious metals, Louise Nevelson gathered castoff objects and assembled them together into a sculptural tapestry of abstract shapes.

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Thomas Allen: Evening Market

The painting Evening Market by artist Thomas Allen has been a part of the Hunter’s collection since 1993, but wasn’t put on view until recently. Find out why.

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Charles Burchfield

One of the most innovative American landscape artists of the 20th century, Charles Burchfield (1893- 1967) developed a unique stylized form that displayed a powerful bond with nature and the land.

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Year of Female Artists

The Hunter Museum is kicking off Through Her Eyes: A Year of Female Artists (YOFA)! Often underrepresented in the art world, women are taking center stage at the Hunter in 2020, through special exhibitions, site specific installations, and events.  For the Hunter,...

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2019 Acquisition: Joseph Delaney

  Joseph Delaney was an African-American artist who became a part of the New York art scene during the Harlem Renaissance. Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Joseph was one of ten children of a Methodist minister. He and his brother, Beauford, learned to draw on...

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2019 Acquisition: Marina Zurkow

  Marina Zurkow is a new media artist whose work explores the intersection of technology with environmental impact. The Mecocosm works are an ongoing series of animated landscapes that develop and change according to their underlying algorithm. The...

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2019 Acquisition: Daniel Rozin

  Daniel Rozin’s Selfish Gene Mirror simulates the behavior of genes fighting to reproduce. This piece draws inspiration from the Neo-Darwinistic theory described in Richard Dawkins’ book “The Selfish Gene.” The theory proposes that evolutionary change is caused by...

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2019 Acquisition: Judith Schaechter

Judith Schaechter is renowned for her brilliantly colored stained glass pieces, each created through painstaking multi-layered process of engraving, sandblasting, painting and firing. Schaechter’s imagery is always narrative, but ambiguous, as the artist asks us to...

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2019 Spectrum Acquisition: Amber Cowan

  Amber Cowan creates fantastical assemblages of pressed glassware, paying ode to the history of glass manufacturing in the United States from Tiffany to Fenton Art Glass. Cowan gets her materials from now defunct glass factories, flea markets and thrift stores....

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Alyson Shotz: 2019 Permanent Lobby Commission

  In March 2019, we were delighted to unveil All Equations Are Wave Equations, the long-anticipated installation in the museum lobby by Brooklyn artist Alyson Shotz. The sculpture, inspired by and created specifically for the Hunter's 2005 building, takes...

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2018 Spectrum Acquisition: Gajin Fujita

  Los Angeles native Gajin Fujita draws upon his Japanese American heritage for his mural-sized, powerfully iconic and vibrantly layered paintings. Embracing two worlds, Fujita’s works combine elements from traditional Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints with...

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2017 Spectrum Acquisition: Wayne White

  This year, we are excited to acquire works by Chattanooga native Wayne White, the artist featured in the museum's current special exhibition Thrill After Thrill: 30 Years of Wayne White. In the last two decades, White’s inventive wit has come alive with larger...

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