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Thomas Allen: Evening Market

Thomas Allen: Evening Market

The painting Evening Market by artist Thomas Allen has been a part of the Hunter’s collection since 1993, but wasn’t put on view until recently. This was primarily due to damage, dirt, and cracking paint that had occurred over decades of wear. In 2017, the Hunter sent...
Charles Burchfield

Charles Burchfield

One of the most innovative American landscape artists of the 20th century, Charles Burchfield (1893- 1967) developed a unique stylized form that displayed a powerful bond with nature and the land. Burchfield took day-long solitary rambles throughout the woods,...
Year of Female Artists

Year of Female Artists

The Hunter Museum is kicking off Through Her Eyes: A Year of Female Artists (YOFA)! Often underrepresented in the art world, women are taking center stage at the Hunter in 2020, through special exhibitions, site specific installations, and events.  For the Hunter,...
2019 Acquisition: Joseph Delaney

2019 Acquisition: Joseph Delaney

Joseph Delaney was an African-American artist who became a part of the New York art scene during the Harlem Renaissance. Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Joseph was one of ten children of a Methodist minister. He and his brother, Beauford, learned to draw on Sunday...
2019 Acquisition: Marina Zurkow

2019 Acquisition: Marina Zurkow

Marina Zurkow is a new media artist whose work explores the intersection of technology with environmental impact. The Mecocosm works are an ongoing series of animated landscapes that develop and change according to their underlying algorithm. The title Mesocosm is...
2019 Acquisition: Daniel Rozin

2019 Acquisition: Daniel Rozin

Daniel Rozin’s Selfish Gene Mirror simulates the behavior of genes fighting to reproduce. This piece draws inspiration from the Neo-Darwinistic theory described in Richard Dawkins’ book “The Selfish Gene.” The theory proposes that evolutionary change is caused by...
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