Exhibitions - Philadelphia Museum of Art

Ike Taiga and Tokuyama Gyokuran: Japanese Masters of the Brush
May 1, 2007 - July 22, 2007
This exhibition marks the first time an exhibition in the United States focuses on the eighteenth-century Japanese master of ink painting Ike Taiga (1723–1776) and his wife Tokuyama Gyokuran (1727–1784), with 200 exceptional and rarely seen works of art.

William H. Johnson’s World on Paper
May 19, 2007 - August 12, 2007
This exhibition examines, for the first time, the achievements of African American modernist William H. Johnson (1901–1970)—often considered one of the most inventive artists of his generation—as a graphic artist. Eighty works of art on paper provide an overview of the artist's career both in Europe in the 1930s and in New York in the 1940s.

Forging an American Identity: The Art of William Ranney
June 26, 2007 - August 19, 2007
The first retrospective of nineteenth-century narrative painter William Ranney’s (1813–1857) work to be held in forty years, this exhibition brings together over sixty paintings that significantly contributed to the concept of the American character.

Antonio Mancini and the Vance Jordan Collection
Opens Fall 2007
Marking the first exhibition in the United States devoted exclusively to Antonio Mancini, one of the most prominent Italian painters of the late nineteenth century, this exhibition highlights a unique group of paintings and pastels that recently entered the Museum’s collection as a gift from the estate of the American art collector and dealer Vance N. Jordan. Additional paintings complement and provide context for the Museum’s acquisitions.

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