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Highlights from the Permanent Collection

… steel Voltri Bolton II (1962), and James McNeill Whistler’s oil painting Chelsea in Ice (1864). Cherished cornerstones of the collection, such as Winslow Homer’s The Trapper (1870) and Alex Katz’s Pas de Deux (1983), are on view, as are recently acquired works by Joshua Johnson, Rosalyn Drexler, Alma Thomas, and Ai Weiwei.


Staff and Board of Governors

… Paula Crane Lunder, D.F.A. ’98
Peter Lunder ’56, D.F.A. ’98
Karen Linde Packman ’88

Emeriti
Daphne Cummings
Gabriella De Ferrari Litt.D. ’08
Alex Katz, D.F.A. ’84
William G. Tsiaras ’68

Ex Officio
Dean Allbritton
Marta E. Ameri
David A. Greene
Annie Kloppenberg
Margaret McFadden
Teresa McKinney
Véronique B …


Colby College Museum of Art to Present Bernard Langlais Retrospective in Summer 2014

… recent gifts from the Alex Katz Foundation, and select loans. Supported by the Henry Luce Foundation, this display will reflect the Museum’s ongoing commitment to a deep representation of American art from the 19th century through the present.
Highlights will include David Smith’s steel sculpture Voltri Bolton II (1962), Maya Lin’smonumental …


Colby College Museum of Art to Open New Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion This Weekend

… s Lunder-Colville Collection of Chinese Art and special loans from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Other exhibitions will include Nowhere but Here: Art From the Alex Katz Foundation, presenting 30 recent acquisitions from the Alex Katz Foundation; Alex Katz: A Matter of Light, featuring 48 prints, drawings, and paintings by Alex Katz from …


Colby Museum to Celebrate Reopening with Community Day, July 14

… In addition to The Lunder Collection, the museum will present Spaces and Places: Chinese Art from the Lunder-Colville Collection and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; “A Thing Alive”: Modern Views from the Marin Collections; Nowhere But Here: Art From the Alex Katz Foundation; Alex Katz: A Matter of Light; American Weathervanes from a


Expanded Colby College Museum of Art to Open with Seven Exhibitions

… A Thing Alive” reflects on the bold changes that occurred in 20th-century artistic representations of the natural and built environments.
Nowhere But Here: Art From the Alex Katz Foundation, on view from July 13 through Jan. 5, 2014, presents more than 30 modern and contemporary works given to the Colby College Museum of Art …



Construction of Colby Museum Addition to Begin

… view beginning Nov. 8 and during construction will be an exhibition dedicated to the pavilion’s design, rotating highlights from the permanent collection, and works from the Alex Katz collection. Starting Nov. 8 visitors will enter through a temporary entrance adjacent to the Paul J. Schupf Wing for the Works of Alex Katz. For additional …


Colby Museum to Celebrate Art Museum Day May 18 

… of writers—scholars, curators, critics and artists—are paired with reproductions of pieces from the collection: James Cuno on Henri Fantin-Latour, Rackstraw Downes on John Marin, Alex Katz on Winslow Homer and Richard Hell on Joe Brainard, for example. Participation by AAMD member museums emphasizes the lasting impact art museums have on their communities …



Banner Image: Sanford Robinson Gifford, A Twilight in the Adirondacks, 1864, Oil on canvas, 10 1/2 in. x 18 1/2 in., The Lunder Collection, 2013.130
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