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Exhibition: Here We Are: Painting & Sculpting the Human Form

September 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Exhibition opens March 2 and continues through October 20, 2019. 

“We convince,” wrote the poet Walt Whitman, “by our presence.” He argued that the human body is not merely a physical object, but the means to emotional experience and connection. In celebrating its dynamic nature, he famously proclaimed, “I sing the body electric.” 

Countless visual artists likewise have explored and affirmed the charged power of the human form. With works from the Weatherspoon’s collection of modern and contemporary art, this installation considers the myriad ways in which they have done so. More

Free to the public


September 1, 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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