Your Country Calls! Posters of the First World WarAug. 2-Nov. 3, 2014
Aug. 2-Nov. 3, 2014
Library, West Hall
In commemoration of the start of World War I in the summer of 1914, this centennial exhibition in the Library’s West Hall illustrates how a global war was waged not just by soldiers on battlefields and politicians in offices, but by civilian populations of men, women, and children on the home fronts of combatant nations including Canada, England, France, and the United States.
Bruce Davidson/Paul Caponigro: Two American Photographers in Britain and IrelandNov. 8, 2014-Feb. 23, 2015
Nov. 8, 2014-Feb. 23, 2015
MaryLou and George Boone Gallery
This traveling exhibition pairs for the first time approximately 150 works by American photographers Paul Caponigro (b. 1932) and Bruce Davidson (b. 1933), enlightened observers of Britain and Ireland in the 1960s and ’70s. For Caponigro, Ireland and Britain became sites of creative energy to which he returned repeatedly. Davidson brought the same gritty street sensibility that had made his Brooklyn Gang series a sensation among photograph collectors. The exhibition examines the artistic, social, and historical forces informing two master photographers as they bring American eyes to enduring landscapes and changing cultural scenes.