Past Exhibitions - 2014

Andy Warhol depicted the world with the volume turned up, challenging how we understand popular culture, politics, and consumer society. In Living Color examines how his use of color impacts both subject and viewer, creating a dialogue between Warhol and nineteen contemporary artists who all used color to shape how we understand images. The exhibit was curated by Karin Campbell, Phil Willson Curator of Contemporary Art at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.

Curated by Karin Campbell.


HALF LIFE: NICOLA LOPEZ

Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR: August 5 - September 27, 2014

An installation of the artist’s room-sized piece Half-Life. 


UNDER PRESSURE: CONTEMPORARY PRINTS FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF JORDAN D. SCHNITZER AND HIS FAMILY FOUNDATION

BELLEVUE ARTS MUSEUM, BELLEVUE, WA: JULY 3 – OCTOBER 12, 2014

Spanning the past five decades, the exhibition features works by thirty-nine artists from Jasper Johns and Sol LeWitt to Damien HirstKiki Smith, and Hung Liu. Under Pressure charts an array of artistic and social concerns, from minimalism to pop and conceptual art, and more recent works addressing race, gender, and identity. The exhibit was arranged by Stefano Catalani, Director of Art, Craft, & Design, Bellevue Arts Museum.

Bellevue Arts Museum held the Ink, Drop, and Roll event for "Under Pressure: Contemporary Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation" on September 27th, 2014.


RADICAL REPETITION: ALBERS TO WARHOL

WHATCOM MUSEUM, BELLINGHAM, WA: APRIL 19 – AUGUST 17, 2014

Radical Repetition examines recurring imagery in art since the 1960s, which has led to new stylistic transformations and reinvigorated content. Although the exhibition concentrates on prints, it will also highlight some extraordinary works in glass (Kara Walker), sculpture (John Buck), and painting (James Lavadour) that expand this theme. A balanced selection of representational and abstract art underscores the innovative potential of this direction for a wide range of artists and approaches to art making, including geometric abstraction (Sol LeWittSarah Morris), Pop Art (Andy WarholRoy Lichtenstein), and portraiture (Chuck CloseMickalene Thomas). The exhibit was curated by Barbara Matilsky at the Whatcom Museum.


PHOTOS

VIDEOS

Jordan D. Schnitzer speaks about the "Under Pressure" exhibition at the Missoula Art Museum in Missoula, MT, as part of the Museum's "Fifth Grade Art Experience" program.

Rick Bartow, at the Missoula Art Museum exhibition of Under Pressure: Contemporary Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation and as part of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation Outreach Program, explains the importance of art and making "something different" out of scraps of wood and materials.

"The Bear Dance" In 2014, as part of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation outreach program, a class of local students were invited to the Under Pressure: Contemporary Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation exhibition at the Missoula Art Museum.


POP ART & BEYOND

HIGHPOINT CENTER FOR PRINTMAKING, MINNEAPOLIS, MN: FEBRUARY 7 – MARCH 29, 2014

An exhibition of 26 prints on loan from the collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer is shown at Highpoint Center for Printmaking in Minneapolis. Artists presented include pioneers who helped launch and shape the American Pop Art movement, which emerged in the early 1960s: Robert RauschenbergJasper JohnsRoy LichtensteinClaes OldenburgJames RosenquistAndy WarholTom Wesselmann and more. The exhibition is curated by Elizabeth Leach of Portland’s Elizabeth Leach Gallery.


HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF JORDAN D. SCHNITZER AND HIS FAMILY FOUNDATION

SOTHEBY'S, NEW YORK, NY: FEBRUARY 1 – FEBRUARY 11, 2014

Sotheby’s presents an exhibition of highlights from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and the Jordan D. Schnitzer Family Foundation on view at its York Avenue galleries. Comprised of over 200 Contemporary prints by widely known artists such as Andy WarholJasper JohnsDamien Hirst and Ellsworth Kelly, this is the first time that works from these collections will be exhibited in New York. The exhibition was curated by Sharon Coplan Hurowitz.


JASPER JOHNS: EARLY PRINTS

FRALIN MUSEUM OF ART, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA: JANUARY 17 – MAY 19, 2014

The exhibition, curated by Jennifer Farrell, Curator of Exhibitions, and Bruce Boucher, Director of the Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, includes early prints from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, which reveal Johns’ early adaptation of the medium in creating some of his most iconic images.

Jordan D. Schnitzer is interviewed by NBC29 at the exhibit "Jasper Johns: Early Prints" at the Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, VA. Source: http://www.nbc29.com


CHUCK CLOSE: WORKS ON PAPER

OKLAHOMA CITY MUSEUM OF ART, OKLAHOMA CITY, OK: DECEMBER 13, 2013 – FEBRUARY 16, 2014

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, presents Chuck Close: Works on Paper. The exhibit features a comprehensive range of works by this revered American artist. Highlighted in this exhibition are a wide array of etchings, linocuts, lithographs, screen prints, woodcuts, paper-pulp multiples and photographs. This exhibition was organized by Jennifer Klos, Curator, and E. Michael Whittington, Director and CEO of the Donald W. Reynolds Visual Arts Center at OKCMOA.

A video tour of the exhibit "Chuck Close: Works on Paper" at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, drawn from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation.


DAVID HOCKNEY & FRIENDS

ASCENT PRIVATE CAPITAL, SAN FRANCISCO, CA: NOVEMBER 12, 2013 – FEBRUARY 28, 2014

David Hockney & Friends features the artist‘s work alongside those of his contemporaries. The exhibit, showing at Ascent Private Capital, is intended as a complement to David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition at de Young Museum, Hockney’s first major U.S. museum show in six years. Along with the exhibit is a panel discussion moderated by Portland, Oregon, art gallery owner Elizabeth Leach. Panelists include collector Jordan D. Schnitzer and Richard Benefield, curator of the Hockney exhibit at de Young and Deputy Director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.


La Memoire Elementaire: Calder's Suite

Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, Tulsa, OK: October 1, 2013 - January 31, 2014

Twelve prints from the suite, curated by Karen York.


UNDER PRESSURE: CONTEMPORARY PRINTS FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF JORDAN D. SCHNITZER AND HIS FAMILY FOUNDATION

UTAH MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, SALT LAKE CITY, UT: SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 – JANUARY 5, 2014

Featuring over 100 prints, Under Pressure presents a Who’s Who list of the greatest artists since the 1950s from the internationally renowned such as Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, to newly established art-world hot shots such as Damien Hirst and Radcliffe Bailey. The exhibition was curated by Toby Jarovics, Chief Curator of the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.