Optical Chronicle

Barbara Takenaga
PS Spiral
acrylic on wood panel, 2007
Museum Purchase made possible by Carl & Jane Rohman in honor of Larry Peterson Museum of Nebraska Art Collection

July 19, 2016 – April 23, 2017
In his book A World of Art, author Henry M. Sayre discusses the role of the artist in society. He identifies four roles; the first is how artists help us see the world in new and innovative ways. These roles provide the viewer with a touchstone through which he or she can then begin to interpret the work. This exhibition is the first in a series of four exhibitions, each dedicated to one of Sayre’s four guiding principles.