Under the Big Top: American Art at the Circus

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Jun 13 2017 - Nov 5 2017

On May 21, 2017, “The Greatest Show on Earth” will come to an end, when Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus closes after 146 years. Consisting of 11 works of art in a variety of mediums by seven artists, Under the Big Top provides a glimpse at how the circus and its performers—both human and animal—inspired American artists throughout the 20th century.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website

  • Various Media
  • American
  • 20th Century
  • Various artists

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