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Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art (Sept. 11, 2021-Jan. 23, 2022)

This presentation brings together seven artworks—all acquired in 2019 and on view at the Museum for the first time—by a range of local, national, and international artists. The works showcase diverse perspectives and forms of expression while complicating the narratives around mediums and genres traditionally associated with the Frye’s collection, such as painting, landscape, and portraiture.

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Title Artist Medium Date
Dress for Success   Nestler, Rose   Leather, thread, batting, grommets, hooks   2018 
Egungun   Smith, Cauleen   Archival pigment print  2015 
If Marco Polo Brought the Pasta Meme to Europe from China, He didn't Need to be a Pasta Chef but all he Had to do was to Disperse the Meme in the Environment and Other Humans Infected by it, Would Express it in their Behaviour   Haerizadeh, Rokni   Gesso, watercolor and ink on printed paper  2017-18 
this trembling turf (the shallows)   Peters, Mary Ann   White ink  2018 
To a Flame   White, Anthony   PLA (plastic) on panel  2019 
Untitled   Yamahira, Ko Kirk   Acrylic and graphite on partially unwoven canvas with wood  2019 
Untitled (Badlands)   Aranda, Juventino   Oil on wool Pendleton blanket  2018 


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