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The Baroque Science of Color

Color and dyes offered a central showcase for Baroque science. Naturalists of the period delighted in reaching across disciplinary bounds, and color research beautifully united the study of matter, optics, art, and antiquity. Color research also aided the theatricality of period science, when spectacular demonstrations and bedazzling gifts served as central currency between scholars and patrons.

Art of the Athlete VI

September 02, 2017 to February 04, 2018

Comprised of works of art created by 25 UO student-athletes enrolled in AAD 408: Art of the Athlete during summer term 2017, our sixth exhibition in this series features self-portraits and collaborative pieces inspired by Jackson Pollock’s action paintings. The works also address themes of representation and peace, including the role of unity and coming together as a nation after a heated year of political issues and violence. The following students have works of art in the exhibition: Gary Baker, football; Erin Boley, women’s basketball; Jacob Capra, football; Darren Carrington II, football; Tyrell Crosby, football; Jordyn Fox Shaw, acrobatics and tumbling; Royce Freeman, football; Billy Gibson, football; Jalen Jelks, football; Dylan Kane, football; Sean Kilpatrick, football; Fotu Leiato, football; Malik Lovette, football; Rex Manu, football; Jonah Moi, football; Dexter Myers, football; Scott Pagano, football; Sam Poutasi, football; Jordon “Mac” Scott, football; Keith Simms, football; Keith Smith, men’s basketball; Adam Stack, football; Jalontae Walker, football, and La’Mar Winston Jr., football. Art of the Athlete VI is made possible with support from the Cheryl and Allyn Ford Educational Outreach Endowment.

Members’ Season Preview Party & Gertrude Bass Warner Award Presentation

Please join JSMA Executive Director Jill Hartz and members of the JSMA Leadership Council for the annual JSMA Members’ Preview Party!

Enjoy an insider’s look at our upcoming season, recent acquisitions, and exciting upcoming events. Join us as we award and honor Margo Grant Walsh, the Gertrude Bass Warner Award recipient of 2017, and as we celebrate everything that members make happen at the JSMA!

Following the Season Preview, join Chief Curator Anne Rose Kitagawa for a tour of Graphic Ideology: Cultural Revolution Propaganda from China.

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