LINCOLN, NE.- The Sheldon Museum of Art presents Art by Women, on view through April 26, 2009. In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Sheldon will host Art by Women from the Wachovia Securities Corporate art collection. The exhibition will include approximately 40 prints and photographs by European and American women artists of the 20th and 21st century.
Early photographers include Berenice Abbott and Jane Reece. Abstract Expressionist prints by Lee Krasner and Louise Bourgeois will share space with contemporary prints by Kiki Smith, Jennifer Bartlett, Pat Steir, Judy Pfaff and others.
Karen Kunc, professor of art and art history the the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will lead a gallery discussion about the exhibition on Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m.
In conjunction with the exhibition Sheldon will present a symposium, For Business and Pleasure: A Symposium on Corporate and Private Collecting, on Saturday, March 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Art by Women is supported by Drs. Gene Stohs, Debra Placek, Jeffrey Tomjack and Alecia Lovegrove at Gynecologic Surgeons & Obstetricians, PC.