ArtPrize at GRAM 2014: [DIS]COMFORT ZONES September 18 – October 12, 2014 ArtPrize at GRAM 2014: [DIS]COMFORT ZONES explores the ways artists take risks, push boundaries and create images, environments, or emotional effects that engage the viewer by pulling them out of their comfort zone and into a new, heightened awareness. Exhibition made possible by: Dirk and Victoria Hoffius PwC Applause Catering + Events Bank of America Merrill LynchGill Group Rob and Elizabeth Koenen In Kind Donations: Steelcase Inc. Custer Inc.
Marks of Genius: 100 Extraordinary Drawings from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts October 26, 2014 – January 18, 2015 Marks of Genius showcases the superb drawing collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, featuring 100 outstanding drawings, watercolors, and pastels spanning more than 500 years—many of them rarely exhibited. The exhibition highlights the immediacy of drawing and explores its multiple roles as a means of study, observation, problem solving, a record of the artist’s imagination, and a medium for creating finished works of art. Both European and American artists are featured, including such celebrated masters as Tiepolo, Watteau, Fragonard, Gainsborough, Delacroix, Degas, Homer, Kollwitz, Schiele, Nolde, Matisse, Mondrian, Lichtenstein, Ruscha, and Warhol.
Organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts