Gallery of Art | University of Northern Iowa

“Betwixt and Between: Liminal Moments from the UNI Permanent Art Collection”

January 17, 2023 to May 5, 2023

January 17 – February 24; March 20 – April 13; April 24- May 5, 2023

Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the Gallery, this UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition was curated by Gallery Director Darrell Taylor and features a number of objects recently added to the Collection, including a Japanese woodblock print by Meiji Era artist Utagawa Yoshiiku and seven drawings and paintings by Hans Breder (German American), a generous donation from the estate of Hans and Barbara Welch Breder of Iowa City. Also featured are artworks by Sandra Baker (American), M.C. Escher (Dutch), Paolo Soleri (Italian), and Todd Walker (American). Rounding out the exhibition are loaned objects from UNI Professor of Art Jeffery Byrd, which include photographs based on performance artworks by Boris Nieslony (German), Rachel Rosenthal (French American), and Heather Sincavage (American).

Items in this Exhibit

Six interlocking black circles with a central gray horizontal line.
Archetypal Diagram (Number 1)
Breder, Hans
Under a banner held by cherubs (Upper) and a lengthy text, a boy holding a red garment (left) sits before an adult male (right).
Boy Raised as a Girl
Yoshiiku, Utagawa
A blue, grey, and black print depicting three different images of a woman in motion, enveloped in fabric.
Untitled, edition 29/46
Walker, Todd
"Sunday afternoon on the isle of the Grande Jatte" 'La Grande Jatte' montaged with two women ascending spiral staircase at right
The Use of Memory, from Detail of Pattern, edition 5/50
Baker, Sandra
Close-up of apple on tope of skewer with a bullet that has been shot through the apple from the right-bullet is shown to left
.30 Caliber Bullet Piercing an Apple
Edgerton, Harold