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Box1-UMLD1

Inaugural Exhibition
Roman and Italic art featuring a 5th century gazelle mosaic at the Museum of Art and Archaeology's Inaugural Exhibition in Pickard Hall, November 12-14, 1976. C:21/1/3

Record Group: 21C
Record Sub-Group: 4
Records Title: UMC; Museum and Art Collections; Museum of Art and Archaeology; Catalogues of Exhibitions and Collections
Dates: 1976-1983
Volume: 1/6 cubic foot, 0.21 linear foot

Scope and Content Note

This Record Sub-Group contains printed catalogues of exhibitions and collections held at the University of Missouri-Columbia's Museum of Art and Archaeology. These publications are illustrated with black and white as well as color photographs. These Photographs depict works from the museum's holdings, in addition to short-term displays of items on loan. Included in the Sub-Group are exhibition catalogues of three featured artists: Dean Cornwell, Fred Shane, and Lawrence McKinin. Also included in this Sub-Group is a catalog presenting a photographic tour of the museum's Inaugural Exhibition of 1976. Additionally included are an illustrated handbook displaying the museum holdings in 1982 and a separate publication dedicated to the Gandharan sculpture, a special collection spanning six centuries of South Asian art.

Inventory

FF 1 - Exhibitions

Item 1 - "The Inaugural Exhibition: A Photographic Tour", November 12-14, 1976. This publication marks the dedication of the Museum of Art and Archaeology in Pickard Hall, where it was moved from Ellis Library. The new building was named in honor of Professor John Pickard, MU's first Instructor of Art History and founder of the first art museum at the University (reprinted from Muse 10, 1976, 20pp).

Item 2 - "Dean Cornwell: Painter as Illustrator", November 5, 1978 - January 5, 1979 (34pp)

Item 3 - "Fred Shane: Paintings 1923-1979", a retrospective exhibition. September 14 - October 31, 1982 (48pp)

Item 4 - "Lawrence McKinin", a retrospective exhibition. October 9 - November 6, 1983 (48pp)

Item 5 - "Missouri Painting", January 20 - February 24, 1985 (10pp)

Item 6 - "Missouri Visual Artists Biennial", ca. 1988 (8pp)

Item 7 - "The Art of the July Monarchy: France 1830 to 1848", October 21 - December 4, 1989 (12pp)

Item 8 - "Women and Power: The Feminine Spirit in African Art", February 7 - March 10, 1990 (8pp)

Item 9 - "Inspired by the Past: Works on Paper by Joerg Schmeisser", November 9, 1991 - January 12, 1992 (8pp)

Item 10 - "Renaissance Prints and Drawings: Representations of Women", April 4 - May 26, 1991 (20pp)

Item 11 - "Missouri Visual Artists Biennial, 1991-1992", March 9 - April 28, 1991 (20pp)

Item 12 - "Parallel Visions: Contemporary Russian and American Painting", n.d. (8pp)

Item 13 - "Tappers and Clappers and Drummers and Strummers: A Musical Overview" (in conjunction with the Museum of Anthropology), n.d. (16pp)

Item 14 - "Modern Oriental Art: Chinese Paintings and Japanese Prints", April 4 - May 2, 1982 (10 pp)

FF 2 - Catalogues Of Collections

Item 1 - "Gandharan Sculpture: A Catalogue of the Collection in the Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri-Columbia," by Sarla D. Nagar, 1981 (72pp, 2 copies)

Item 2 - "Illustrated Museum Handbook: A Guide to the Collections in the Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri-Columbia," edited by Osmund Overby, 1982 (135pp)

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