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Two black and white prints. On left the print shows a architectural feature with columns and roof, there are white abstracted figures placed as if floating vertically through the space. On right, print depicts a tall tower in an abstracted landscape.

Michael Mazur's L'Inferno di Dante

On view starting Friday, September 29, 2017

An ambition portfolio of forty-one etchings and accompanying text that offer a contemporary vision of Dante's Inferno.  Join us Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 7-8:30 P.M. for the public opening reception. de Saisset Museum Members, please join us an hour early, for a Members' reception starting at 6 P.M.

Pictured: Michael Mazur, Canto IV: Limbo and Canto VIII: La Torre - Flegias (The Tower - Phlegyas), from the portfolio L’Inferno di Dante, 1994-2000, etchings, edition 16/50, de Saisset Museum permanent collection, Santa Clara University, Gift of Smith Andersen Editions, Estate of Paula Kirkeby, 2016.14.14. © Michael Mazur; Courtesy of the estate of the artist; RYAN LEE Gallery, New York; and Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston.

 

Horse underwater, with head not visible above the water. You can see woman's legs behind the horse.

(Re)Writing the Narrative

On view starting Friday, September 29, 2017

A group exhibition considering how artists address and respond to social narratives.  Join us Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 7-8:30 P.M. for the public opening reception. de Saisset Museum Members, please join us an hour early, for a Members' reception starting at 6 P.M.

Pictured: Ana Teresa Fernández, Arrastre 4, 2013, photographic print on silver diploid. © Ana Teresa Fernández, Courtesy of Gallery Wendi Norris.

Rotating Images: Fletcher Benton, Going Around the Corner with X, 2008, painted steel, Gift of the artist, with assistance from Paula Kirkeby, in honor of William Rewak, S.J., 2013.4.1. Monica Lundy, Ladies of the Barbary Coast, 2014, 22 kt. gold, 16 kt. gold, 11 kt. gold, white gold, pulverized charcoal, mica flake, coffee, gouache, acrylic medium on Arches paper mounted on panel, 61 x 82 x 2 in., Courtesy of the Nancy Toomey Fine Arts. Class visit to the museum's collections storage vault with Professor Karen Fraser. Photo courtesy Chuck Barry.

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CURRENTLY CLOSED

We are currently closed for installation and will resume regular hours starting Friday September 29, 2017.

Join us the evening of Thursday, September 28, 2017 for the opening reception of our fall exhibitions.

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