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  • Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum
    In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and Democracy in South Asian Art," which garnered a rave review by Holland Cotter in the New York Times.
  • UConn's Benton Museum Examines the Art and Politics of the Kuna Indian Molas

    UConn's Benton Museum Examines the Art and Politics of the Kuna Indian Molas
    UConn's Benton Museum has three new exhibits opening this month. Check out Handstitched Agendas: Art and Politics of the Kuna Indian Molas before mid-October for a glimpse of life among the idigenous people of Panama, who wove political meanings into...

    The William Benton Museum of Art's "20/21" Exhibit Features Modern and Contemporary Art

    The William Benton Museum of Art's "20/21" Exhibit Features Modern and Contemporary Art
    Summer's a great time to get yourself to an air-conditioned museum, to cool off, free of crowds, and bask in the fruits of someone's creativity. At the Benton in Storrs, you can catch 20/21, an exhibit of some of the museum's latest acquisitions,...

    New Exhibit at UConn's William Benton Museum of Art Will Make You Rethink the Middle East

    New Exhibit at UConn's William Benton Museum of Art Will Make You Rethink the Middle East
    Imagine yourself surrounded by eight individuals, all jabbering away at once at something or other. You'd hear bits of sentences, word fragments, syllables, spaces and breaths. Few long, well thought-out utterances would survive. Differences between the...

    The Dark Side of Life, on Display at the William Benton Museum of Art

    The Dark Side of Life, on Display at the William Benton Museum of Art
    Artists capture the lives they know. They always have. Part of that job includes choosing an artistic medium: paint, sculpture, video, music, fiction, what-have-you. At the end of the 19th century, following their predecessors Hogarth and Goya, German...