davidson.edu department of art

Recent Acquisitons

May 30 – July 27, 2017


The Van Every/Smith Galleries are pleased to present Recent Acquisitions, on view from May 30 – July 27, 2017. The pieces on view are a selection of works added to the permanent art collection during the past three years, either by gift or gallery purchase. The work spans nearly 100 years, and a variety of media including painting, photography, printmaking, and more.

While on campus, be sure to take a tour of our Campus Sculpture Program and visit our new sculpture by Aristides Demetrios, a gift of the Douglas Shierson Family.

Summer gallery hours are Tuesday – Thursday, 10am – 4pm. Additionally, the gallery will extend opening hours during reunion weekend: June 9 – 11, open 10am-4pm.

Image: Sonia Handelman Meyer, Love, Harlem, c. 1945-51, Gelatin silver photograph, Gallery purchase fund



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“Regina José Galindo: Bearing Witness” Review in Sculpture Magazine - November 2016

Regina José Galindo: Acts of Endurance by Barbara Schreiber Regina José Galindo’s performances are often shocking and degrading. Sometimes naked, she is tasered, hit, bloodied, anesthetized, urinated on, or left for dead. “Bearing Witness,” at North Carolina’s David son College last fall, was Galindo’s first solo show in the United States. Curator Lia Newman gathered […]

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