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20th century styles and movements can be viewed in paintings by Joan Miró, Georgia O'Keeffe, Milton Avery, Phillip Pearlstein, and Sean Scully; along with sculptures by Ernst Barlarch, William Zorach, Joseph Cornell, Alexander Calder and George Rickey.

The Snite Museum of Art also has a special collection of the sculptures, maquettes and writings of Croatian-American sculptor Ivan Mestrovic. He taught at Nore Dame from 1955 until his death in 1962, and created a number of large sculptures that can be seen in various buildings on campus: The Snite, the Eck Visitor Center and the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

Joan Miro - SIGNS AND CONFIGURATIONS, 1936 Joan Miro
Spanish, 1893-1983
SIGNS AND CONFIGURATIONS, 1936
oil, sand, and tar on board
Bequest of Miss May E. Walters
1994.024.015
Sean Scully - WALL OF LIGHT BLACK, 1998
 
Sean Scully
American, born Dublin Ireland, 1945 -
WALL OF LIGHT BLACK, 1998
Oil on linen
Purchased with funds provided by the Humana Foundation Endowment for American Art
1999.027

 

 

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