Midcentury Abstraction: A Closer Look

Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT

Midcentury Abstraction: A Closer Look highlights the breadth and variety of practices in abstract art that took place around the middle of the 20th century. The exhibition is inspired by a recent gift to the Yale University Art Gallery from the Friday Foundation honoring the legacy of the late collectors Jane Lang Davis and Richard E. Lang. […]

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Recent Acquisitions

Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT

On March 13, 2020, the Yale University Art Gallery closed its doors to the public in response to an alarming increase of COVID-19 cases being reported across the country. Within a week, nearly every cultural institution in America had followed suit. A few of these were able to reopen, cautiously and to a limited number of […]

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Gold in America: Artistry, Memory, Power

Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT

For millennia, gold’s warm glow, resistance to corrosion, and rarity have made it a preferred material for objects meant to convey prestige, authority, or devotion. Drawing on the Yale University Art Gallery’s extraordinary holdings of American gold and augmented by paintings, photographs, and other works of art, Gold in America: Artistry, Memory, Power is the first exhibition […]

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