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Artists Painting Artists

May 5, 2017 - September 10, 2017

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The Gibbes Museum of Art is well known for its extraordinary portrait collection spanning the eighteenth century to the present. This exhibition focuses on a very special type of portrait: artists painted by other artists. These poignant paintings document friendship, respect, and deep admiration shared among fellow artists.

<i>Iron Man</i>, 2000, by Mary Whyte (American, b. 1953); watercolor on paper; 39 x 28 inches; Museum Purchase with funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Louis D. Wright, Jr. and Mrs. Norman Olsen, Jr. and a partial gift of Coleman Fine Art; 2000.023.

Iron Man, 2000, by Mary Whyte (American, b. 1953); watercolor on paper; 39 x 28 inches; Museum Purchase with funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Louis D. Wright, Jr. and Mrs. Norman Olsen, Jr. and a partial gift of Coleman Fine Art; 2000.023.

<i>Corrie McCallum</i>, 1940, by William Halsey (American, 1915-1999); oil on canvas; 39 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches; Gift of Corrie McCallum Halsey; 2004.013.

Corrie McCallum, 1940, by William Halsey (American, 1915-1999); oil on canvas; 39 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches; Gift of Corrie McCallum Halsey; 2004.013.

<i>Anna Heyward Taylor</i>, 1903, by William Merritt Chase (American, 1849-1916); oil on canvas; 30 1/4 x 24 inches; Gift of Anna Heyward Taylor; 1937.003.0001.

Anna Heyward Taylor, 1903, by William Merritt Chase (American, 1849-1916); oil on canvas; 30 1/4 x 24 inches; Gift of Anna Heyward Taylor; 1937.003.0001.

<i>Portrait of Aaron Douglas</i>, 1930, by Edwin Harleston (American, 1882-1931); oil on canvas; 32 1/4 x 28 1/4 inches; Museum Purchase; 1988.003.

Portrait of Aaron Douglas, 1930, by Edwin Harleston (American, 1882-1931); oil on canvas; 32 1/4 x 28 1/4 inches; Museum Purchase; 1988.003.

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