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FEAT|Art and the Environment

This selection of works highlights the intersectional study of visual art and the environment in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art collections. These works will be included in the exhibition "Material Resources: Intersections of Art and the Environment," on view at the BCMA from December 6, 2018 to June 2, 2019.

Showing 1 to 20 of 20 Records

Christo (Javacheff)

Running Fence

1976
graphite, pastel, charcoal, fabric collage on bristol board
Museum Purchase, George Otis Hamlin Fund with the aid of a matching grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C., a federal agency
1976.38
 
Sommer, Frederick

Gold Mine, Arizona

1943
gelatin silver print
Gift of David P. Becker, Class of 1970
1989.41.25
 
Gowin, Emmet

Mining Exploration, Utah

1988
gelatin silver print
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
1996.47
 
Chin, Mel

Revival Ramp

1996
hard & soft ground etching, engraving, photo-etching and lithograph on paper
Anonymous Gift and Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
1997.7
 
Gehry, Frank Owen

Cross Check Arm Chair

1992
laminated maple
Gift of Coco Kim and Richard Schetman, parents of Elizabeth Schetman, 2013
2010.39
 
Burtynsky, Edward

Silver Lake Operations, #1, Lake Lefroy, Western Australia

2007
Digital chromogenic color print
Museum Purchase, Gridley W. Tarbell II Fund
2010.2
 
Henri, Robert

Coal Breaker

1902
oil on canvas
Museum Purchase, Elizabeth B. G. Hamlin Fund
1970.48
 
Muybridge, Eadweard

Yosemite National Park

1870
albumen print
Gift of Isaac Lagnado, Class of 1971
2011.68.100
 
Bierstadt, Albert

The Mountain Pool

ca. 1870's
oil on paper mounted on masonite
Gift of Michael H. Strater
1979.82
 
Long, Richard

Photograph of Chemical Dyes Along Coast (173)

1971
color photograph
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection
2013.21.81
 
Unknown Artist (Turkish)

Dioscorides Materia Medica

1200
ink, gouache on paper
Museum Purchase
1962.29
 
Dana, Barry

Basket

2015
etched birchbark
Anonymous Gift
2017.46.1
 
Le Corbusier

Untitled (Plan for a Model City)

1935
chalk on paper
Gift of Mrs. Edith L. K. Sills, Honorary Degree, 1952
1976.47
 
Denes, Agnes

The Pyramids as They Were

1994
lithograph printed in blue ink with mica dust on arches cover white paper
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
2015.17
 
Klett, Mark

Cul de sacs: failed development. Estrella, 7/17/90

1990
gelatin silver print
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
1996.46
 
Adams, Ansel

Mount McKinley

1947
gelatin silver print
Gift of David P. Becker, Class of 1970
1991.47
 
Gohlke, Frank

Aerial View - Tulsa, Oklahoma

1981-1982
silver gelatin print on paper
Courtesy of Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Nicholas
2013.28.75
 
Jacquette, Yvonne

Maine Yankee Nuclear Plant, IV

1983
charcoal on synthetic vellum
Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund
1983.27
 
 
Enneking, John Joseph

Hillside Landscape in Spring

ca.1885 - 1900
oil on canvas
Gift of John P. Bibber and Betty M. Bibber
2017.24