LAST CHANCE! Visit the Gallery this weekend to see "Small-Great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas" before it closes on Sunday, June 25. The museum is open Friday 10-5; Saturday and Sunday 11-5. #freeandopentothepublic #smallgreatobjects #anniandjosefalbers #albersintheamericas
Read Sarah Courteau's review of "Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light" in ArchitectureBoston magazine. Courteau writes: "Today, we are creatures of the screen, but Wilfred created his lumia before the advent of consumer television and computers, and they have a beauty and ethereality unmatched by computer-generated imagery."

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New on view: Candy/A Good and Spacicous Land features images of New Haven by Magnum photographers Jim Goldberg and Donovan Wylie. Now through Sunday, August 20, 2017.
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It's the final week for two special exhibitions-- "Small-Great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas" and "It Was a New Century: Reflections on Modern America." Critic Mark Feeney explores connections between the two in his double review for the Boston Globe:
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Join us tomorrow evening at 5:30 for a talk by renowned artist and Yale University alum Titus Kaphar. Lecture hall doors open at 4:30. Followed by a reception. #tituskaphar #freeandopentothepublic
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This week at the Gallery: #NormanLewis, #TitusKaphar, #PlayingImages, and more! See below for details. All programs are free and open to the public.
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Learn about how a team of art conservators brought Thomas Wilfred's magnum opus Lumia Suite back to life. Wilfred said of Lumia Suite, Opus 158 (1963-64), "it's as close to perfection as I can get." We agree, and you can see this remarkable work of kinetic light art on view at the Gallery, now through July 23. #freeandopentothepublic #thomaswilfred #lumia #conservation #culturalheritage
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In this remarkably insightful review of "Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light," Rutkoff writes: "Indeed, it’s impossible to walk away from this revelatory exhibition—which was curated by Keely Orgeman and is the first retrospective of the artist’s work since 1971—without feeling as if the tectonic plates that compose the stories of twentieth-century art and media have shifted."

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Thanks to Michael Lee-Murphy for this excellent article on the upcoming Gallery publication and exhibition "Candy/A Good and Spacious Land," featuring images of New Haven by celebrated photographers Jim Goldberg and Donovan Wylie. #jimgoldberg #donovanwylie #newhavenct
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The Model City, in Photos: New Haven's Changing Landscape

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Join us this Thursday, June 1, at 5:30 pm, for Sketching in the Galleries. Draw from original works of art with the (optional) guidance of Kati Gegenheimer, M.F.A. 2013, Lecturer at the Yale University School of Art. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Materials are provided. If you have attended before, please come again. Every Sketching in the Galleries program is different and explores...
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This weekend, spend a cloudy day seeing the light of #Lumia, art pioneer #ThomasWilfred's term for his kinetic light sculptures, now on view at the Gallery. See the show in New Haven through Sunday, July 23, before it travels south for an October 6th opening at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. Click on the Blouin Artinfo article below to view a...
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It's a great day for watching a movie! Get in from the dreary weather this evening at 5:30 pm for a free screening of La Belle at the Movies (2015).
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Film Series: African Cinema, 1966 to the Present: La Belle at the Movies (2015)

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Check out this slideshow of some of the works on view in "Modern Art from the Middle East," now through July 16, 2017. The Gallery is free and open to the public.
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Read Blake Gopnik on "Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light," which he refers to as "the third in a hat-trick of compelling, substantial shows that I recently took in at the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven." Thanks for visiting, Blake! See also Blake's insightful pieces on our Albers and Friedlander shows by visiting [ Artnet.com Link ].

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Thursday, May 18, at 5:30 and 6:15 pm: Don't miss an original performance-- "Traveling in Place" --by visiting artists Rachel Bernsen and Megan Craig, inspired by the special exhibition Small-Great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas. TONIGHT! Free and open to the public. #smallgreatobjects #albersintheamericas
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Today is the 60th anniversary of the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, the first large-scale gathering of African Americans on the National Mall, and in the words of Artnet's Blake Gopnik, one of the "protests that mattered." Join us in honoring the occasion by participating in one of the walking tours offered today or by visiting the Gallery to see the "Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the...
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Walking Tour, Let Us March On!: A Tour of New Haven Sites of Protest

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This week at the Gallery...#lumia exhibition tour, #letusmarchon walking tours of New Haven protest sites, performance by Rachel Bernsen and Megan Craig in the #albersintheamericas exhibition, & commencement weekend! Congrats, #yale2017!
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See "Small-Great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas" before it closes on Sunday, June 25.Take a virtual journey with Anni and Josef via the free exhibition podcast at [ Soundcloud.com Link ]. #smallgreatobjects #albersintheamericas #anniandjosefalbers
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Read Blake Gopnik's piece on "protest that mattered" in today's Artnet news. See "Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom" at the Gallery now through July 9, when it leaves New Haven to begin a national tour.
Read Blake Gopniks piece on protest that mattered in todays Artnet news

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Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom is on view in the fourth floor special exhibition galleries. And, TONIGHT, Thursday, May 11, at 5:30 pm, the iconic (and famously reticent) photographer will be at the Gallery for an artist talk! Free tickets will be handed out in the museum lobby beginning at 4:30 pm. Ticket holders are guaranteed a seat.
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