Jane Peterson

At Home and Abroad

May 13 - July 22, 2018

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A retrospective of one of America’s most innovative artists

Jane Peterson is the quintessential American impressionist — well-schooled in her craft and well-traveled, open to the possibilities of a changing world. Her work reveals the vibrancy of the early 20th century and mirrors the concerns of a rapidly changing art world. Peterson explored the innovative painting techniques of her time, and her style moved from impressionist to fauvist, from realism to a modernist abstraction. The variety of works in this exhibition demonstrates Peterson’s artistic journey and offers a glimpse of her private life. We get a sense of the independent woman, artist, and traveler whose works are displayed in museums around the world. This exhibition has been organized by the Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut.
 

Image above:
Jane Peterson, American, 1876-1965
Boats on the Nile, Dawn, 1905-1915
Oil on canvas, 19 x 24 ¾ in. (48.3 x 62.9 cm). 
Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University; Morton and Marie Bradley Memorial Collection, 98.49. Photograph by: Kevin Montague.

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Opening Lecture for Jane Peterson: At Home and Abroad

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Chief Curator Will South offers valuable insight into Jane Peterson and the importance of her work, on view at the CMA through July 22.

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The CMA would like to thank the following sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

  • Hannah and Ron Rogers

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Lipscomb Sponsors

  • Mrs. Marcia Stine
  • Marcia and Allen Montgomery
  • Lynn Robertson

Additional Support From

  • Beth Richardson