Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
We’re thrilled to reintroduce this beloved artist to U.S. audiences who know him for his comics-inspired Pop imagery. This exhibition will include work almost completely unknown to the public that laid the foundation for the rest of his career.Chief Curator Marshall N. Price, PhD, co-curator of the upcoming exhibition Roy Lichtenstein: History in the Making, 1948 – 1960
"As soon as you see the depth, and you realize that you're looking at it from outside. You're at the height and it draws you in, and then lets you come back out. And you're looking down into a chasm. — Thomas Hamilton, Nasher Security Ambassador.
“The upbeat, impish side of Lichtenstein was irrepressible … and pervades the show.” — The Wall Street Journal Join us August 25 to celebrate the first major museum exhibition to investigate the early work of one of the most celebrated American artists of the 20th century. Roy Lichtenstein: History in the Making, 1948 – 1960 tells the overlooked story of Lichtenstein’s early career and establishes a deeper understanding of postwar American art.
Weeks before Duke’s move-in day and orientation week, first-year football players arrived on campus. On a recent Monday, about 20 players visited the Nasher Museum to practice team-building skills.
"The Frick Collection was one of Barkley's favorite museums. He would have been thrilled that his portraits will hang in conversation with the Old Masters who had such an influence on his technique." —Nasher Museum Director Trevor Schoonmaker, who organized the first career retrospective of Hendricks's paintings, Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool, at the Nasher Museum in 2008 and also edited the accompanying 144-page catalogue.
Our small, dynamic curatorial team seeks two creative, collaborative individuals. The Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary Art position will work closely with the director and chief curator to conceptualize and implement curatorial programming of contemporary art. The Associate Curator position will focus primarily on our historical collections and requires expertise in European art circa 1300-1900, as well as familiarity with contemporary art.
Starting in late August, the Nasher Museum is hiring a Graduate Teaching Assistant to provide support for the Academic Initiatives department during this academic year. This is a paid, hourly position that requires a full academic year commitment.