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Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art

Public Institution
Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
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to top Institutions highest ranked artists:
Artist Rank
Joan Miró  55
Jasper Johns  56
Kiki Smith  84
Max Beckmann  151
Jean Arp  166

to top Artists most exhibited:
Artist Rank
Theo Leffmann  49725 7
Kiki Smith  84 3

to top Institution's artists also shown at:
  Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), USA 421 22
  The National Gallery of Art, USA 74 14
  Leo Castelli Gallery, USA 63 3
  Pace Gallery - NY, USA 58 11
  Whitney Museum of American Art, USA 57 6

Foundation year: 1998
Jean Arp  1886-1966, FR
Max Beckmann  1884-1950, DE
Roger Brown  1941-1997, US
John Collier, Jr.  1913-1992, US
William Conger  1937, US
Lovis Corinth  1858-1925, DE
Honoré Daumier  1808-1879, FR
Stuart Davis  1894-1964, US
Pascal Dombis  1965, FR
Albrecht Dürer  1471-1528, DE
Sherban Epure  1940, RO
Tony Fitzpatrick  1958, US
Barbara Hepworth  1903-1975, UK
William Hogarth  1697-1764, UK
Tom Huck  1971, US
Jasper Johns  1930, US
Dave Jordano  1948, US
Ellen Lanyon  1926-2013, US
Joan Miró  1893-1983, ES
Manfred Mohr  1938, DE
Henry Moore  1898-1986, UK
Frieder Nake  1938, DE
Jim Nutt  1938, US
Parmigianino  1503-1540, IT
Ed Paschke  1939-2004, US
Henry Simon  1910-1987, FR
Kiki Smith  1954, US
Nancy Spero  1926-2009, US
J. M. W. Turner  1775-1851, UK
 Previous Exhibitions   121
  Solo showTseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera
Description and image Solo showA Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s

  Solo showGeof Oppenheimer: Big Boss and the Ecstasy of Pressures
  Solo showToulouse-Lautrec Prints: Art at the Edges of Modernity

  Solo showWangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey
  Group showRevenge and Repose
  Group showSteichen ǀ Warhol: Picturing Fame 

  Solo showBlacklisted: William Gropper's Capriccios
  Solo showTerry Adkins Recital

  Group showViews and Re-Views: Soviet Political Posters and Cartoons
  Solo showTheo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
  Solo showI Myself Have Seen It: Photography and Kiki Smith
Description Solo showSocial Mobility: Collaborative Projects with Temporary Services
  Solo showThomas Rowlandson: Pleasures and Pursuits in Georgian England
  Group showThe Satirical Edge in Contemporary Prints and Graphics

  Solo showLeon Golub: Live & Die Like a Lion?
  Solo showLand Without End and Other Works by Theo Leffmann

  Solo showRobert Motherwell: An Attitude Toward Reality From the Collection of the Walker Art Center
  Solo showHenry Moore: Elephant Skull
Description and image Solo showBare Witness: Photographs by Gordon Parks
  Group showFrom Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci: A Century of Italian Drawings from the Prado
  Solo showTheo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
  Solo showPolaroids: Mapplethorpe

  Solo showMagdalena Abakanowicz
  Solo showA Letter from Japan: The Photographs of John Swope
  Solo showSamuel Bak
  Solo showTheo Leffmann: Weaving a Life into Art
  Group showImaging by Numbers: A Historical View of the Computer Print
  Group showSpace, Color, und Motion

  Solo showDouglas Gordon: Feature Film
  Solo showTheo Leffmann - Weaving a Life into Art
  Solo showRoy Lichtenstein Prints 1956–97: From the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
  Group showFrom the Trenches to the Street: Art from Germany, 1910s–20s
  Solo showLovis Corinth: Weimar Period Prints
  Solo showWolfgang Gäfgen: Portfolios

  Group showRealist Tendencies on Paper
  Solo show. . . even in a room full of darkness - An Installation by Matthew Girson
  Group showKeeping Shadows - Photography at the Worcester Art Museum
  Solo showTorkel Korling - Bridging Commercial and Art Photography
  Solo showTheo Leffmann - Weaving a Life into Art
  Group showProcess of Abstraction
  Group showMFA Thesis Exhibition from the Department of Art Theory and Practice
  Solo showJim Dine - some drawings
  Solo showPolitical Currents across the Channel - James Gillray’s Caricatures of France
  Solo showJeanne Dunning - Making Boys and Girls
   Philipon’s La Caricature and the Street
   Comic Art: The Paris Salon in Caricature
   The Anatomy of Gender: Arts of the Body in Early Modern Europe

  Solo showMaybelle Stamper - Works on Paper
  Solo showSteina Vasulka - Orbital Obsessions
  Solo showMarion Mahony Griffin - Drawing the Form of Nature
  Group showPaths to the Press: Printmaking and American Women Artists, 1910-1960
  Group showSculpting in Glass
  Group showMFA Thesis Exhibtion from the Department of Art Theory and Practice
  Group showCurrents - Twenty-Five Years of Collecting Modern and Contemporary Prints
  Group showFoundations: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century Prints from the Collection
  Solo showThe Beauty of Life - William Morris and the Art of Design
  Solo showBill Viola - The Greeting

  Group showGene(sis) - Contemporary Art Explores Human Genomics
  Group showMFA Thesis Exhibition from the Department of Art Theory and Practice
  Solo showAmerican Diorama - A Video Installation by Charles Woodman
  Group showAmerican Expressionism - Art and Social Change, 1920s–1950s
   Working Conditions: Depression-Era American Prints
  Solo showLorna Simpson - 31

  Solo showHonoré Daumier - Public and Private Domains
  Solo showCarolee Schneemann - Up To and Including Her Limits
  Group showDrawn Toward the Avant-Garde
  Group showOld Master Drawings from the Collection: Traditional Drawing Practices in European Art
  Group showCurtis - On Becoming Animal
  Group showThe Gift - Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality
  Group showMFA Thesis Exhibition from the Department of Art Theory and Practice
  Solo showSmall Wonder - Worlds in a Box
  Solo showMax Beckmann - Self-Portraits from the Collection of James and Pamela Elesh
   The Stamp of Impulse: Abstract Expressionist Prints

   The Last Expression: Art and Auschwitz
  Solo showEthnography and Desire: Video Installations
  Solo showFazal Sheikh
  Solo showAdja Yunkers - To Invent a Garden
  Solo showJacob Lawrence - Prints from the Series The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture
  Solo - LoCurto/Outcault

  Solo showHiratsuka Un'ichi - Color Woodblock Prints
  Solo showPastime - An Installation by Molly Davies
  Solo showVera Klement - Drawings
   Pond II
  Solo showOn European Ground - The Photographs of Alan Cohen
   More Chicago
  Solo showDavid Smith - Two into Three Dimensions
  Solo showChicago's South Side 1946–1948 - The Wayne Miller Photographs
  Group showNO!art and the Aesthetics of Doom
   Manuscript Illumination in the Modern Age

  Solo showChristo and Jeanne–Claude - Work from 1965 to 1998
   Prints from Printworks
  Solo showScratch Studies - New Work by Shawn Decker
  Solo showSelf–Portraits of Lovis Corinth
  Solo showTheo Leffmann - Weaving a Life into Art
  Group showDrawing is Another kind of Language

   Rapture: At the Interface Between Love and Disease
  Group showThe Living Tradition in Africa and the Americas
  Group showNarrative and Abstraction in 20th Century Photography

  Solo showHenry Simon, 1901–1995
  Solo showFrankisek Drtikol: A Retrospective
  Solo showWilliam Hogarth and 18th-Century Print Culture
  Solo showRudolf Koppitz: Viennese Master of the Camera

  Solo showBert Van Bork: Prints and Watercolors

  Solo showTabloids and Elephants: Leonid Tishkov Creatures

  Solo showSculpture and Drawings by Carol Kreeger Davidson, 1983–1993
  Solo showConstantin Brancusi: The Photographs

  Solo showMy Own Futurism: The Drawings of Fortunato Depero

  Solo showLine of Light and Shadow: The Drawings of Federico Garcia Lorca
  Solo showThe Drawings of Pietro Lazzari

  Solo showSupreme Instants: The Photography of Edward Weston

  Solo showJiri Anderle: A Selection from the Werksman Collection
  Solo showDavid Giese: The Rise and Fall of Taste

  Group showPainting at Northwestern: Conger, Paschke, Valerio

  Solo showAlvar Aalto: Furniture and Glass

  Solo showFrank Stella Prints: 1967–1982

  Solo showHans Hoffman: Colorist in Black and White

  Solo showGuy Pene du Bois: Artist about Town
  Solo showJacob Jordaens: Drawings and Prints

  Solo showThe Travel Sketches of Louis I. Kahn
  Solo showAnsel Adams: Photographs of the Southwest
Last update: 12 August 2016
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