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Past Exhibitions: 2014

Ended on June 8, 2014

Looking back to Cornell’s 1969 Earth Art exhibition, beyond earth art explores how contemporary artists have taken on "the environment" as a subject of investigation.

Ended on June 8, 2014

Presented as part of the beyond earth art project, French wife-husband duo Lucy + Jorge Orta explore major concerns that define the twenty-first century through sculptures, drawings, installations, and video.

Ended on July 6, 2014

Using art across time and media, enticing the eye/exploring the frame will examine how artists formally and conceptually present their subjects and the ways these choices affect the viewer.

Ended on July 27, 2014

The intriguing diversity of printmaking techniques is explored through works from the Johnson’s extraordinary collection of works on paper.

Ended on August 17, 2014

Studio quilts featuring vibrant abstract and geometric designs from the collection of John M. “Jack” Walsh, Class of 1958, a noted collector of contemporary and nontraditional quilts.

Ended on December 21, 2014

Through the lens of different generations of contemporary artists from Taiwan, this exhibition examines the effects of globalization on the island’s transformation.

Ended on December 21, 2014

Inspired by the magic-themed library of Kurt Seligmann (1900–1962), acquired by Cornell upon his death, this exhibition explores the surrealists’ interest in magic, the occult, and indigenous spirituality.