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X: A Decade of Collecting, 2012–2022

January 27, 2023 through December 21, 2023
  • Richard Avedon, Danny Lane, Fourteen Year Old, Christine Coil, Seventeen Year Old, Calhan, Colorado, 7/31/81.
  • Robert Colescott, The Other Washingtons.
  • Sue Williams, Cutie Pie.
  • Ursula von Rydingsvard, 3 boxes.
  • Norman Lewis, Untitled.

Note: Sheldon will be closed May 27 through August 17 for building upgrades and the installation of new exhibitions. The dates of X: A Decade of Collecting include the fall semester, August 18 through December 21.

X: A Decade of Collecting presents a snapshot of a point in the evolution of the museum’s holdings. Chosen to demonstrate the breadth of the museum’s collecting efforts, the works in this exhibition are drawn from approximately 1,850 that have entered Sheldon’s collection since 2012.

Featured works include objects by Richard Avedon, Robert Colescott, Lois Dodd, Norman Lewis, Joyce Pensato, Alec Soth, Hank Willis Thomas, Robert Rauschenberg, Ursula von Rydingsvard, Andy Warhol, Stanley Whitney, and Sue Williams.

Second-floor north galleries, including the Kathryn and Marc LeBaron Gallery and the Dodie Acklie Nakajima Gallery