Contemporary Highlights

April 10, 2018 - August 26, 2018

Lower Jette Galleries

Complementing the modern and contemporary works on view in the Alfond-Lunder Pavilion, this installation features select recent acquisitions presented alongside works by artists long represented in the Museum’s collection. Included are monumental works by Elizabeth Murray and Claudio Parmiggiani, a selection of Andy Warhol Polaroids, drawings by Marina Adams, Rackstraw Downes, Annabel Daou, and Bill Anastasi, prints by Vija Celmins and Martin Puryear, and a menagerie of animals created by Dahlov Ipcar and Bernard Langlais, among other works. Study for the Origin of the Species (after Darwin), a suite of drawings by Tim Rollins + K.O.S., will be shown in remembrance of Rollins, a native of central Maine who died in late 2017.

Banner Image: Rackstraw Downes, Garbage Arriving At Fresh Kills in Barges is Hauled to the Top of the Landfill in Athey Wagons (detail), 1990. Oil on canvas, 17 1/4 x 120 1/2 in. (43.82 x 306.07 cm.). Museum purchase from the Jere Abbott Acquisitions Fund, 1991.049.