Women

  • Charles Gibson (American, 1867-1944) Lady in a Red with Cigarette (detail), 1939 Oil on canvas 45 1/2 x 36 3/8 x 3/4 inches Gift of Mrs. John Magro, 1984.18
  • Frank Benson (American, 1862-1951) Portrait of a Lady (Mary Kemble Webb Sanders), 1907 Oil on canvas 43 3/4 x 36 inches Gift of the Friends of the Farnsworth Collection and the Vose Galleries, Boston, 2015.4.
  • Georgia O'Keeffe (American, 1887-1986) Special No. 38 (Canna Leaves), 1920-1921 Watercolor and graphite on paper 15 1/2 x 11 1/2 inche Bequest of Beth Straus, 2012.6.4
  • Robert Indiana, Mother of Exiles, 1986, Etching and aquatint, Museum Purchase, 1988, 88.12.3
February 25, 2017 - January 21, 2018
Roschild and Library Galleries

The Farnsworth is presenting two installations from its own collections, one highlighting works by other women artists and the second works that depict women. In the Rothschild Gallery will be a selection of works in which women are the subject. It will include examples by artists such as Washington Allston, Frank Benson, Milton Avery, Louise Nevelson, Will Barnet, Grace Hartigan, Robert Indiana, Philip Pearlstein, Andy Warhol, Jamie Wyeth, Alex Katz, and Julian Opie. In the Library Gallery will be works by women, among them Berenice Abbott, Georgia O’Keeffe, Elaine de Kooning, Beverly Hallam, Lois Dodd, Joyce Tenneson, and others.

The Primary Media Sponsor of this exhibition is Maine Home + Design