October 7, 1984 - December 2, 1984
Jonathan Borofsky surveys at mid-career the work of one of the most eclectic contemporary American artists, who, while working in a highly personal fashion, creates an art of universal recognition.
February 11, 1984 - November 11, 1984
Pertaining to Philadelphia: Part IV is an exhibition of 22 drawings, prints, paintings, and sculptures installed in the Twentieth-Century Art galleries.
June 23, 1984 - October 28, 1984
Perhaps no other individual in the first half of this century did as much to foster a truly American expression of the modern world, to encourage and promote other artists who shared his vision, as Alfred Stieglitz. Dorothy Norman was one visitor who happened on his gallery and they began a deep, enduring companionship which found expression in their work. This exhibition of some 60 photographs covers the years between their first meeting in 1927 and Stieglitz's death in 1946.
July 1, 1984 - September 23, 1984
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the sailing of the first American ship to China, the Museum will examine Philadelphia's position in the trade through an exhibition of over 300 objects which were commissioned by Philadelphians or which arrived on ships at the city's port. These represent some of the finest objects produced by Chinese artists for the American market.
June 23, 1984 - August 26, 1984
John Marin (1870-1953), perhaps best known for his innovative city and seascapes in watercolor, first gained recognition for his accomplishments as a graphic artist. Some 60 etchings and 27 watercolors will be displayed in this exhibit.
January 23, 1984 - July 15, 1984
Henry Tanner is an exhibition of 8 paintings and 1 drawing lent by Mrs. Sadie T. M. Alexander installed in the American Collections galleries.
March 24, 1984 - May 13, 1984
Dutch Paintings from the Collections is an exhibition of 43 seventeenth-century genre paintings installed in the John G. Johnson Collection Study Gallery.
March 18, 1984 - May 13, 1984
The natural world of animals, flowers, and landscapes, the mythological realm of sea creatures, scenes of everyday life, and stories from the Bible all found their way into 17th-and 18th-century Dutch homes on colorful ceramic wall tiles. This exhibition presents some 1500 tiles dating from 1570 to 1850.
March 18, 1984 - May 13, 1984
As no other people before them, the 17th-Century Dutch left a detailed visual record of their society, land, and possessions. The richness and beauty of Dutch genre painting--scenes of everyday life--is revealed in 120 paintings lent by museums and private collections in Europe and the United States, the first major exhibition of the subject ever mounted in this country.
December 3, 1983 - May 6, 1984
From the Collections: Paintings from Siena is an exhibition of 24 fourteenth- and fifteenth-century paintings installed in the John G. Johnson Collection Special Exhibition Gallery.
February 11, 1984 - April 29, 1984
Selections from the Whitman Sampler Collection is an exhibition of 39 American and European seventeenth- to twentieth-century samplers installed in the Director's Corridor.
November 19, 1983 - January 29, 1984
Tabu Dada: Jean Crotti and Suzanne Duchamp, 1915-1922 is an exhibition of 69 paintings, drawings, and watercolors, supplemented with photographs and documents, installed in the Twentieth-Century Art galleries
October 16, 1983 - January 8, 1984
Design Since 1945 is an exhibition of 418 objects (appliances, ceramics, glass, furniture, lighting, metalwork, plastics, textiles, and wood) installed in the Special Exhibition Galleries.