The Tang features a private collection of over 5,000 works hailing from Africa, the Americas, South Asia, and China. The collection includes works by renowned artists such as Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, Francisco de Goya, Dorothy Dehner, Andy Warhol, William Hogarth, Nayland Blake, Roy Lichtenstein, David Smith, Wilhelmina Weber Furlong, Eugène Atget, Nan Goldin, and Garry Winogrand.
The Tang Museum features approximately 12 large-scale exhibitions and projects each year, including signature interdisciplinary exhibitions that involve faculty and students as curators and advisors. Shows include a variety of subject matter from Hudson River School landscapes, Rube Goldberg cartoons, and antique maps to Shaker furniture, scientific equipment, and new works of international contemporary art. The Tang also presents significant exhibitions of contemporary art, featuring leading emerging and established artists, and encompassing all types of media and objects, exploring the connections between the performing and visual arts, humanities, and natural sciences.
Notable scholarly exhibitions include ‘Molecules that Matter’, ‘Brushing the Present: Contemporary Academy Painting from China’, ‘Work: Shaker Design and Recent Art’, ‘From Pop to Now: Selections from the Sonnabend Collection’, and ‘The World According to the Newest and Most Exact Observations: Mapping Art and Science.’ Photo: Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery (Tang Museum)
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