Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • American Drawings and Watercolors from the Collection
  • 13-Oct-1985 - 29-Dec-1985
  • White Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

The development of drawing in America will be covered in this exhibition, which ranges from its early indebtedness to the European classical tradition, exemplified in works by John Severinus Conway and Kenyon Cox, through the thoroughly Americanized visions of Winslow Homer and John Steuart Curry, to the sensual delights of Alberto Vargas and humorously illustrated person correspondence of H. C. Westermann. Fifty two drawings and watercolors selected from the collection will represent the main currents of American work for nearly two centuries. Other artist in the exhibition include Frank Duveneck, Benjamin West, Thomas Cole, Robert Henri, Rockwell Kent, Marsden Hartley, and Thomas hart Benton.