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On View

Robert Frank and Todd Webb: Across America, 1955 (through July 31, 2024): Level 1, Galleries 102–105

Laying the Foundation: Exploring the Nucleus of the Addison’s Collection (through July 31, 2024): Level 1, Exhibition Hall and Gallery 109

Models of American Sailing Ships (permanently on view): Lower Level

 

Exhibitions on view

Permanently installed works of art

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Paul Manship, Venus Anadyomene, 1927
Paul Manship, Venus Anadyomene, 1927. Marble, 28 5/8 x 22 inches. Gift of anonymous donor, fountain restoration funded by Mary and Keith Kauppila, 1930.291

 

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Dale Chihuly, Black Niijima Floats, 2010
Dale Chihuly, Black Niijima Floats, 2010. Glass. Purchased as the gift of R. Crosby Kemper (PA 1945) through the R. Crosby Kemper Foundation in memory of Harry C. Morgan (PA 1945), 2010.96a-j. Photo: Jeff Goldberg/Esto
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H. E. Boucher Mfg. Company, Flying Cloud, 1930
H. E. Boucher Mfg. Company, Flying Cloud, 1930. Ship model, 44 x 72 inches. Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, gift of George Jordan, 1931.S7
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John Singer Sargent, Cypress Trees at San Vigilio, 1913
John Singer Sargent, Cypress Trees at San Vigilio, 1913, oil on canvas mounted on Masonite, gift of Cornelius N. Bliss, 1928.52

Laying the Foundation: Exploring the Nucleus of the Addison’s Collection (through 7/31/24; Level 1, Exhibition Hall and Gallery 109) is an exploration of the eclectic mix of works that comprise the Addison’s founding collection, which reflects not just the best of what was available on the market at the time but also the specific tastes and predilections of those who contributed to its creation.

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Robert Frank, Parade — Hoboken, New Jersey, 1955-1956
Robert Frank, Parade — Hoboken, New Jersey, 1955-1956, gelatin silver print, 9 1/16 x 13 11/16 inches, museum purchase, 1989.77.1

Robert Frank and Todd Webb: Across America, 1955 (through 7/31/24; Level 1, Galleries 102–105), organized by the Museum of Fine Art, Houston, presents photographs that Robert Frank and Todd Webb created separately during their 1955 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships. Though the men had no knowledge of each other at the time, their strikingly similar images revealed popular cultural trends and shared ideologies that challenged the idealistic purity of the “American Roadtrip.”

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Todd Webb, Diner, Ouray, CO, 1955, printed 2023
Todd Webb, Diner, Ouray, CO, 1955, printed 2023, inkjet print, courtesy of Todd Webb Archive. © Todd Webb Archive

Robert Frank and Todd Webb: Across America, 1955 (through 7/31/24; Level 1, Galleries 102–105), organized by the Museum of Fine Art, Houston, presents photographs that Robert Frank and Todd Webb created separately during their 1955 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships. Though the men had no knowledge of each other at the time, their strikingly similar images revealed popular cultural trends and shared ideologies that challenged the idealistic purity of the “American Roadtrip.”

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Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawing #713: On a vaulted ceiling, 20 irregular five-sided figures, January 1993
Sol LeWitt, Wall Drawing #713: On a vaulted ceiling, 20 irregular five-sided figures, January 1993. Color ink wash and India ink. Gift of the artist, 1993.49. Image © 2014 The LeWitt Estate / Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Reproduction, including downloading of Sol LeWitt works is prohibited by copyright laws and international conventions without the express written permission of Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.
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L. A. Pritchard, Model by L.A. Pritchard after plans by R. C. Anderson, Mayflower, c. 1936
L. A. Pritchard, Model by L.A. Pritchard after plans by R. C. Anderson, Mayflower, c. 1936

The Addison Gallery’s famed model ship collection, permanently installed in the building’s lower level, consisted originally of 24 works commissioned by the museum’s founder, Thomas Cochran, to document four centuries of American history. 

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Bartlett H. Hayes Prize Recipients

2023:

Reggie Burrows Hodges

Exhibition | Residency | Publication | Acquisition

2025:

To be Announced