Exhibition examining war opens March 14
The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Reflections of War: Selections from the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery Collection. The exhibition will open on Monday March 14, 2011. A reception will take place in the Fine Arts Gallery the following week, on Thursday, March 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. All events are free and open to the public. The exhibit will remain on view through May 13, 2011.
Presented in recognition of America’s longest war as we enter the tenth year of fighting in Afghanistan, Reflections of War will examine war, conflict, warriors and soldiers through more than 50 works of art from
Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery’s collection. More than 1,500 years of art production will be on view created by American, European, Pre-Columbian and Asian cultures, culminating in a selection of powerful contemporary prints created by the British artist Sue Coe in response to the horrors of war and oppression.
Noon-4 p.m., Monday through Friday
Thursday until 8 p.m.
1-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday
The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery in Nashville, Tennessee, is a leading collegiate art gallery. The
permanent collection consists of more than 5,500 works, including Asian and African art; nineteenth and
twentieth-century European and American paintings and sculpture; Egyptian, Greek, and Roman art; medieval
sculpture; early Italian Renaissance paintings; and an extensive collection of historic and contemporary works
The gallery is located on the second floor of Cohen Memorial Hall, Peabody Campus, 1220 21st Avenue South.
For more information, please visit the gallery’s website or call 615-322-0605.