All Press Releases (36)

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Gifts and Donors
November 1, 2011

The Yale University Art Gallery is pleased to announce that a gift of important works of American modern design has been promised to the Gallery by Yale alumnus John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959.

Albert Drexler Jacobson, designer, and Cowan Pottery Studio, manufacturer,<em> Pair of Bookends</em>, 1929. Glazed earthenware. John C. Waddell Collection, Promised gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
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November 1, 2011

The Yale University Art Gallery has announced its purchase of the Albert Sack Legacy Archives, an unparalleled resource of comparative material for the study of American furniture from the professional records of Israel Sack, Inc.

Photo of an Easy Chair, New England, ca. 1760. Albert Sack Legacy Archives
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Collections, Exhibitions
August 1, 2011

Paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, and photographs—including many of the Gallery’s greatest treasures—document two centuries of American culture.  

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June 1, 2011

Laurence Kanter, the Lionel Goldfrank III Curator of European Art, will assume the additional duties of Chief Curator for the Yale University Art Gallery as of July 1, 2011.

Laurence Kanter, Chief Curator
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Collections, Exhibitions
April 1, 2011

Old Javanese Gold: The Hunter Thompson Collection
Yale University Art Gallery, March 25–August 14, 2011

<i>Crown Top or “Usnisha” Cover</i>, Javanese, 650–1000
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September 1, 2010

Embodied: Black Identities in American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery

David C. Driskell Center, University of Maryland, College Park, September 16–October 29, 2010

 Kerry James Marshall, <em>Untitled</em>, 2009.
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Collections, Conservation
June 14, 2010

The Yale University Art Gallery is pleased to announce the installation of a recent and important acquisition that showcases portraiture traditions of the late Hellenistic and early Roman era and 21st century conservation methods.

Portrait Statue of a Woman, Roman, 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D. Marble. Yale University Art Gallery, Ruth Elizabeth White and Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., B.A. 1913, Funds
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May 6, 2010

Seven college and university art museums have embarked upon a program of significant loans and shared expertise, intended to foster intra- and inter-institutional collaboration, expand opportunities for faculty from all disciplines to teach from works of art, and strength