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H. F. Johnson Gallery of Art

2009-10 Season

Sept. 15-Oct. 17, 2009

A Circulating Library: John Himmelfarb: Selected Recent Works

Featuring works by Chicago painter, sculptor and printmaker John Himmelfarb, who uses a compelling set of approaches to create abstract works outside mainstream stylistic impulses. An opening reception was held Sept. 24.

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Oct. 22-Nov. 21,2009

A Creation of Importance: The Works of Diederich Kortlang

A retrospective exhibition of paintings, drawings, prints and tapestries by the German artist Diederich Kortlang (1925-1974). An opening reception was held Oct. 22.


Dec. 1-18, 2009; Jan. 5-23, 2010

The International Nativity Creche Exhibition from the Collections of John & Judy Musser, Ralph & Roberta Finney, and Roland Krinker

The Musser, Finney and Krinker nativity crèche collections collectively represent countries as diverse as Russian, Africa, Japan, Mexico, Germany, and numerous other locations. Every crèche was handmade. An opening reception was held Dec. 4.


Feb. 9-March 27, 2010

Sacred Waters: India’s Great Kumbha Mela Pilgrimage

Featuring photographs by Chicago photojournalist Jean-Marc Giboux. Originally on exhibit at the Chicago Field Museum in summer 2009, this exhibit includes additional photographs. An opening reception was held Feb. 18.


April 6-May 15, 2010

Dialogue, Spectacle, and Fabrications: Art Faculty Exhibition

This exhibition demonstrates the expansive range of media, styles, techniques, and artistic philosophies of the Carthage art faculty. An opening reception was held April 8.