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Forward Facing: A Look at Portraits by Twentieth-Century Masters

September 22, 2014 - November 4, 2014
Following the recent success of its contemporary portrait exhibition, Face to Face, Wall to Wall, the Yellowstone Art Museum is pleased to announce an additional look at this timeless genre in Forward Facing: A Look at Portraits by Twentieth-Century Masters. The exhibition consists of five paintings and one sculpture on loan to the museum from an anonymous lender who is committed to collecting masterworks by some of the most notable nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists. Works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Charles Manguin, Aristide Maillol, and Amedeo Modigliani are included in the exhibition.

T.L. Solien: Toward the Setting Sun

September 16, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Herman Melville’s 1851 novel Moby-Dick, or The Whale, tells of Captain Ahab’s self-destructive obsession with the pursuit of a phantom creature. Since 2004, American artist T. L. Solien has been at work on a new series of mixed media work that extends the reach of Melville’s classic, transferring its themes into a meditation on American restles-sness and on the major American historical narrative of the settling of the American West. Organized and circulated by Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota, and accompanied by a major catalogue, this is the first full exhibition of Solien’s work developed over the past 10 years.

The Art of the Brick ®

September 4, 2014 - January 4, 2015
This family-friendly exhibition is traveling nationwide to rave reviews and was hailed by CNN as one of the top dozen must-see exhibitions worldwide. The emphasis will be on fun and creativity in this exhibition that demonstrates what is possible when someone takes a simple thing just one step farther.

Boundless Visions

Ongoing
Boundless Visions features changing selections from the YAM's permanent collections, which emphasize art from the mid-twentieth century to the present. This long-term exhibition is the only exhibition in Montana where you can learn the story of art in this region from its beginnings to the present day.