Visit | Exhibition
A View of the City: Knoxville May 21, 2021 - August 01, 2021 | Free
Exhibition Notes

A View of the City features more than 20 paintings and works on paper of Knoxville and vicinity by artists from East Tennessee and beyond representing the city and outlying areas during and after the 1940s.  This diverse selection offers a complex and compelling portrait of our area over the course of a vital period in its development.

 

Joseph Delaney (Knoxville 1904-1991 Knoxville) Vine and Central, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1940 Oil, pastel, and charcoal on canvas, 30 x 24 inches Knoxville Museum of Art, 2018 purchase with funds provided by KMA Collectors Circle, Rachael Patterson Young Art Acquisition Reserve, Nancy and Charlie Wagner, and Richard Jansen

 

Henri Cartier-Bresson (Chanteloup-en-Brie, France 1908-2004 Céreste, France) Knoxville, Tennessee, 1947 Gelatin silver print, 12 x 16 inches Knoxville Museum of Art, 2019 purchase with funds provided by June and Rob Heller, Jim Martin, James L. Clayton, Hei Park, John Cotham, Jayne and Myron Ely, Dorothy and Caesar Stair, Ebbie Sandberg, John Trotter, KMA Guild, Mardel Fehrenbach, Kitsy and Louis Hartley, Sylvia and Jan Peters, Mary Rayson, Alexandra Rosen, John Z.C. Thomas, and Lisa Carroll

 

Charles Griffin Farr (Birmingham, Alabama 1908-1997 San Francisco) Street in Knoxville, 1947 Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches Timothy Farr Davis

 

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