Indiana University Art Museum
The Indiana University Art Museum is located on the campus of Indiana University Bloomington in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. Established in 1941, the museum currently holds several internationally acclaimed collections, ranging from ancient gold jewelry and African masks to paintings by Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso. Holdings include over 30,000 objects representing nearly every art-producing culture throughout history. The museum is currently directed by Heidi Gealt.

History
The Indiana University Art Museum was designed as a commission by the board of trustees of Indiana University. Construction began in 1978 and ended in 1982. Designed by I.M. Pei & Partners, the museum was created without a single right angle anywhere in the building's structure except for some stairs. Every wall, corner, and ceiling meets another point at some angle other than 90 degrees.

Works of art
The museum's permanent collection includes works by Jackson Pollock, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Auguste Rodin and Andy Warhol. This art museum also has Late Gothic and Renaissance paintings by Nicolo Buonacorso, Taddeo Gaddi Workshop.Master of Holy Kinship, Felipe Vigamy, Giovanni Pordenone("Saint Christopher"), and Vittore Crivelli. It also has Baroque paintings by Strozzi, Luca Giordano, Gerard Terborch, Emanuel De Witte, and Matthias Stomer. It also has Nineteenth Century paintings by Daubigny, Gustave Caillebotte, Theodore Clement Steele and the Hoosier Group, and Jasper Cropsey. It also has Twentieth Century paintings by these German painters: Emil Nolde("Nudes and Eunuch"), Kirschner, Macke, Jawlensky, and Beckmann("Hope Family). It also has Twentieth Century American works by Alfred Leslie, Robert Colescott, Sol Lewitt, and Donald Judd. It also has a large collection of Greek antiquities, especially of Attic origin and an appreciable collection of African works relating to tribal ceremonies and funerals (Nigeria, Congo, Ghana, Benin, Ivory Coast).

Building Activity

  • removed a media and updated a digital reference
    about 5 years ago via OpenBuildings.com
  • updated a digital reference
    about 5 years ago via Annotator