Since April 2005, the Terra Foundation of American Art has loaned works for display to the Department of American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC). Works from the collection of the Terra Foundation and works from the Art Institute of Chicago are located together in a suite of galleries, together providing one of the nation’s most comprehensive presentations of American art.
This installation is ongoing, January 2018 to December 2018.
From the collection of the Terra Collection for American Art, John Singer Sargent’s A Parisian Beggar Girl and Dennis Miller Bunker’s The Mirror are exhibited in John Singer Sargent and Chicago’s Gilded Age. This exhibition is on view at the Art Institute of Chicago, June 20 – September 30, 2018.
America’s Cool Modernism: O’Keeffe to Hopper, a Terra Collection Initiative,is co-organized by the Terra Foundation for American Art and the Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology at the University of Oxford.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, is lending 18 paintings. Additional works in the exhibition are lent from US museums and private collections. Many of the artworks have never been exhibited in the UK before. America’s Cool Modernism: O’Keeffe to Hopper is accompanied by an exhibition catalogue.
This exhibition explores Homer’s relationship to photography, including his travels with other artists and photographers during the Civil War. From the collection of the Terra Foundation for American Art, Homer’s On Guard will be exhibited in dialogue with painting, printmaking, drawing, and photography that was central to Homer’s artistic practice. Winslow Homer and the Camera: Photography and the Art of Painting is on view at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, June 23–October 28, 2018.
From the collection of the Terra Foundation for American Art, Mary Cassatt’s Summertime and Jenny and her Sleepy Child are exhibited in Mary Cassatt: An American Impressionist in Paris. This exhibition is jointly developed by US curator Dr. Nancy Mowll Mathews, Eugénie Prendergast Senior Curator and Lecturer, Emerita from Williams College, in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and in France, by Pierre Curie, director of the Revue de l’Art, chief curator of heritage, and curator of the Musée Jacquemart-André.
Three works from the Terra Foundation for American Art are on loan for two years to the Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology at the University of Oxford. Exhibited in the permanent collection galleries are Charles Courtney Curran’s, In the Luxembourg (Garden), 1889, Childe Hassam’s, French Peasant Girl, 1883, and Maurice Prendergast’s, The Luxembourg Garden, Paris, 1890-94. These works by American artists are on loan in conjunction with a visiting professorship at the University of Oxford.