On the Basis of Art: 150 Years of Women at Yale

Date: Sunday, November 28, 2021 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Gallery will be open to the public with expanded hours on Fridays from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Advance reservations are required. Capacity is limited.

Where: Yale Center for Bristish Art

               1080 Chapel St., New Haven


On the Basis of Art: 150 Years of Women at Yale opens September 10 and will be on view through January 9, 2022.

Presenting a wide range of stylistic approaches—from realism to abstraction to figuration—this new exhibition celebrates the vital contributions that generations of Yale-trained women artists have made to the national and international art scene. Visitors will experience works by Emma Bacon, Certificate of Completion 1885; Audrey Flack, B.F.A. 1952; Eva Hesse, B.F.A. 1959; Sylvia Plimack Mangold, B.F.A. 1961; Howardena Pindell, M.F.A. 1967; Roni Horn, M.F.A. 1978; Maya Lin, B.A. 1981, M.Arch. 1986; Sarah Sze, B.A. 1991; An-My Lê, M.F.A. 1993; Mickalene Thomas, M.F.A. 2002; Mary Reid Kelley, M.F.A. 2009; Njideka Akunyili Crosby, M.F.A. 2011; and many others.

On the Basis of Art is accompanied by an audio guide that can be enjoyed either in the galleries or remotely. Available now, the audio guide offers listeners an expanded perspective on 13 of the artworks featured in the exhibition, including interpretive narration and firsthand commentary from the artists themselves. To access the audio guide, download the Gallery’s mobile app via the App Store or Google Play. Further information about the exhibition can be found here.


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