Funny Business: Humor in British Drawings from Hogarth to RowlandsonAug. 15-Dec. 1, 2015
Aug. 15-Dec. 1, 2015
Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room
This exhibition features 13 humorous 18th-century British works on paper drawn from the holdings of The Huntington’s art collections. Using a variety of different themes and techniques artists such as Thomas Rowlandson and Isaac Cruikshank played an integral role in creating a thriving market for British drawing and defining British humor during this period.
A World of Strangers: Crowds in American Art Oct. 17, 2015-April 4, 2016
Oct. 17, 2015-April 4, 2016
Huntington Art Gallery
Crowds are the temporary groups that strangers form at baseball games, parades, riots, and on city streets. Fickle and ephemeral, crowds can be joyous, destructive, or somber. As this focused loan exhibition of about 20 works shows, artists have represented groups of people as patterns of dots, murky silhouettes, and teeming, river-like currents of cars and machinery.