Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Exhibitions

  • Google Art Project
  • 02-Mar-2016 - 02-Mar-2018
  • https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/collection/spencer-museum-of-art
Works
jar
  • Acoma peoples
  • jar, late 1800s–1910
  • ceramic, painting
  • Gift from the Estate of Karl Menninger and his family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1338
Robinia pseud-acacia America
bark painting depicting a coiled snake
reliquary of the True Cross
Rustic Basin
  • Bernard Palissy and Workshop
    active circa 1510–1590
  • Rustic Basin, circa 1570–1590
  • ceramic, lead glaze
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Gallery 401 Cabinet F5
  • 1997.0032
A Western Landscape
Winter
  • Albert Bloch
    1882–1961
  • Winter, 1918
  • oil on canvas
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Gallery 405, West Wall
  • 1983.0022
Italian Landscape with Resting Travelers
  • Jan Both
    circa 1618–1652
  • Italian Landscape with Resting Travelers, circa 1638–1640
  • oil on canvas
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund and State funds; Gift by exchange in memory of Senator August W. Lauterbach; of Richard T. Shields and Caroline Shields Walker in memory of Mrs. Edwin Shields; of J. Jean and Julian J. Aberbach
  • On view: Gallery 401
  • 1986.0035
Monoplan M.S attaquant un LVG [Monoplane Morane-Saulnier (M.S.) attacking a Luftverkehrsgesellschaft (LVG)]
Nirvana (chair)
Nuns in the Certosa Cloister, overlooking a Moonlit Sea towards the Faraglioni, Capri
Madonna and Child
parfleche
woman's robe
  • China
  • woman's robe, early 1900s, Republic of China (1911–1949)
  • silk, gold-wrapped thread, ribbon, embroidering, satin
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert P. Woods
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0122
vase
  • China
  • vase, mid 1700s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • glass
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1929.0052
藥師佛 Yaoshi fo (Medicine Buddha)
Bactrian camel (tomb figure)
ngunja (carved chair)
Blossom and Decay
In the Simmental, Switzerland
Showboat
  • Robert Cottingham
    born 1935
  • Showboat, 1972
  • oil on canvas
  • Museum purchase: National Endowment for the Arts and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ward
  • On view: Gallery 405, North Wall
  • 1972.0039
Soleil Couchant, Marine
John Brown
Self-portrait
  • John Steuart Curry
    1897–1946
  • Self-portrait, 1927–1929
  • oil on canvas
  • Museum purchase: Friends of the Art Museum, the Students of the University of Kansas, the Price R. and Flora A. Reid Foundation, Maupintour, Inc., Margaret and Darwin Daicoff, Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Braden, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barber, and Mr. Stan E. Wisdom
  • On view: Gallery 405, West Wall
  • 1985.0023
Ordeal of the Wheels