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Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Temporary Exhibition Galleries
Past Time: Geology in European and American Art September 21¬–December 9, 2018 Temporary Exhibitions Gallery
Past Time looks at sketches and studies made by European and American artists from the 1770s to the 1890s who were engaged with a new scientific investigation of the earth. In this arguably golden age of art and science, artists traveled and explored the land internationally, taking keen note of earth’s prominent surface features in their watercolors, drawings, and oil sketches. The exhibition features loans from major institutions, and benefits from the generous support of the Art Dealers Association of America Foundation, the Evelyn Metzger Exhibition Fund, and from the Lucy Maynard Salmon Research Fund, awarded by the Vassar College Research Committee. Included are works by Asher B. Durand, Frederic Church, John Singer Sargent, J. M. W. Turner, and Joseph Wright of Derby.