This exhibition provided an intimate view of the art and scholarship that flourished in the bustling commercial center of Nuremberg on the threshold between medieval tradition and Renaissance humanism. This exhibition featured several important early German books from the Hamilton College Burke Library collection and related prints from the Emerson Gallery.
December 5, 2003 - February 15, 2004
Krieg: Kathe Kollwitz "Images of War"
This exhibition celebrated the spirit and ideals of a truly original female artist. Lithographs and woodblock prints by Kathe Kollwitz, a German woman and mother, illuminate the agony of WWI from the point of view of the homefront. Works by the Swiss-French artist, Felix Vallotton, and the American artist, George Bellows, offer important contrasts in how contemporary male artists depicted the horrors of the battlefield.
1968: You Say You Want a Revolution
A multi-media exhibition of art, documents, and artifacts which highlighted 1968 a year that is an emblem of the turbulent decade of the sixties. 1968 was a year of strife and turmoil, both in the US and abroad, a time marked by progress in social and political movements, but it was also a year of celebration of new freedoms offered by and symbolized by sex, drugs and rock 'n' rolls.