The Classical Tradition: Serenity, Simplicity and Harmony

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Nov 16 2016 - Aug 5 2017

In contemporary artistic practice, an increasing number of artists strive to emulate the serene harmonies and mathematical order championed in antiquity. Commonly referred to as the Classical Tradition, these principles inspire artists to seek for perfection in form and theory through an ongoing observation, study, and execution of these time-honored ideals. 

Featuring Work By:  Brock Alius, Robert Baird, Robert T. Barrett, Wulf Barsch, Joseph Brickey, Ryan Brown, Brendan Clary, Niki Covington, Lee Cowan, Deon Duncan, Jenny Elizabeth, Mark B. Goodson, Michael Aaron Hall, Adam Hansen, Aaron Brent Harker, Jeff Hein, Lloyd Knowles, Justin Kunz, Katie Liddiard, David Lindsley, Howard Lyon, Michael Malm, Erin Morton, Mark Pugh, J. Kirk Richards, Mary Sauer, Tyson Snow, Meghan Sours, Corey Strange, Tyler Swain, Jennifer Polley thompson, Leroy Transfield, Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen, Kraig Varner, William Whitaker, Dan Wilson, Ashton Young, Elspeth Young, and students of the Beaux Arts Academy. 

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.

  • American
  • Contemporary
  • Robert Baird
  • Joseph Brickey
  • Jenny Elizabeth
  • Mary Sauer
  • Tyler Swain
  • Jennifer Polley thompson
  • and others

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