Figuration in American Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection

at Danforth Art at North Hill

Exhibition Website

Dec 14 2016 - Jan 2018

At the Galleries at the North Hill, Needham, MA; 865 Central Avenue, Needham, MA

This exhibition, composed of select works from Danforth Art’s Permanent Collection, explores trends in figuration in American Art from the nineteenth century to the present day, tracing how subject and environment changed to reflect the time in which the work was created. Differing modes of representation reveal how artists chose to depict the figure across social, economic, and cultural divides, and provide a vital visual narrative.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.         

  • Various Media
  • American
  • People/ Children
  • Various artists

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