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 2020 to December 2020.
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A major painting by Thomas Moran from the Terra Foundation for American Art Collection is on loan to the Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology at the University of Oxford. Autumn Afternoon, the Wissahickon is exhibited in the permanent collection galleries devoted to British landscape painting of the 19th century. In the galleries, works by J. M. W. Turner, John Constable, and Samuel Palmer provide historical and artistic context for Moran’s painting, which was created just two years after the American artist’s visit to the UK.
The Studio of Nature, 1860-1910: The Terra Collection in Context (L’atelier de la Nature, 1860-1910. Invitation à la Terra Collection) is co-organized by the Musée des impressionnisme Giverny and the Terra Foundation for American Art. The exhibition assembles 89 paintings, prints and photographs, including 62 works from the Terra Foundation and works from the collections of the musée des impressionnisme Giverny, the Musée d’Orsay, the Bibliothèque nationale de France and the Société de Géographie, Paris.
The Studio of Nature, 1860-1910: The Terra Collection in Context will be accompanied by public programming and an exhibition catalogue published in French.
From the Terra Collection for American Art, Marsden Hartley’s, Painting No. 50is exhibited in Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Curated by Olowu, the exhibition reimagines relationships between artists and objects across time, media, and geography. This exhibition has been extended to September 27, 2020.
From the Terra Foundation Collection, Portrait of Mrs. John Stevens (Judith Sargent, later Mrs. John Murray) from 1770–72, by John Singleton Copley is exhibited at the Cape Ann Museum. Co-organized by the Terra Foundation for American Art, the Cape Ann Museum, and The Sargent House Museum, the exhibition Our Souls are by Nature Equal to Yours: The Life and Legacy of Judith Sargent Murray focuses on the contributions and legacy of writer, philosopher, and woman’s rights advocate Judith Sargent Murray (1751–1820). The portrait of Judith Sargent Murray is featured alongside manuscripts, letters, and personal artifacts.
The exhibition coincides with the 100th anniversary of the founding of The Sargent House Museum in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Our Souls are by Nature Equal to Yours: The Life and Legacy of Judith Sargent Murray is on display at the Cape Ann Museum Gloucester, Massachusetts September 28, 2019–November 8, 2020. (This exhibition has been extended from an original closing date March 31, 2020)