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Highlights of the Collection

September 24, 2010 - September 6, 2013

The CU Art Museum will feature highlights from its permanent collection of over 6,000 works, which spans ancient to contemporary art from across the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Artists included in the inaugural exhibition include Elizabeth Murray, Diego Rivera, Albrecht Dürer, Jasper Cropsey, George Inness, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Jan Brueghel the Younger, Utagawa Hiroshige, Carrie Mae Weems, and Marsden Hartley, among numerous others.
Unidentified Artist, Makonde peoples , (Mozambique, Southern Africa)[+]
muti wa lipiko (lit. head of the masquerade) (Helmet Mask)
20th century (detail)
wood and human hair

Purchase from The Carnegie Fund, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado at Boulder
(c) CU Art Museum

Jan Brueghel the Younger & Hendrik van Balen , Flemish (1601-1678) & (1575-1632)[+]
Rest on the Flight Into Egypt
c. 1630 (detail)
tempera and oil on wood panel

Gift of William M. Goodrich, Wilmette, Illinois, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado at Boulder
Photo: Jeff Wells
(c) CU Art Museum

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Japanese (1797-1861)[+]
First Boat Ride on the New Pond
c. 1850 (detail)

Gift of Helen Baker Jones, In memory of her father, James H. Baker, former President of CU (1892-1914), CU Art Museum, University of Colorado at Boulder
(c) CU Art Museum