Exhibitions & Series

The Architecture of Prayer

The Architecture of Prayer

Closes September 28.

The Architecture of Prayer surveys the contemporary church and its architecture worldwide. The exhibition showcases drawings and travel photography of historic church buildings in dialogue with new projects built between 1999 and the present. Over 20 global architecture firms have contributed sketches, architectural renderings, photographs, and models. Collectively, the works demonstrate a rich diversity of ecumenical design thinking and applied theology from the Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant traditions. The exhibition was curated by New York-based architect Amanda Iglesias with design graphics by designed by Kara Lin, Chicago. 
Contributing firms: Belatchew, Centerbrook, David Hotson Architect, Duncan G. Stroik Architect, Greg Lynn, Douglas Garofalo and Michael McInturf, INSITU Architects, Jakub Turbasa, Bartłomiej Pyrzyk, INOUTarchitettura, LADO architetti, LAMBER + LAMBER, MAPA Arquitectos, Mario Botta Architetti, Marlon Blackwell Architects, Níall McLaughlin Architects, O Studio Architects, Peter Sassenroth, Rudolf Reitermann, PLY+, Rural Studio, Sheryl Jordan Architect, Shigeru Ban Architects, Steyn Studio, Tatiana Bilbao Estudio, Wheeler Kearns Architects, Zubu Design Associates, and 100 Fold Studio. 
Individual contributors: Amanda Iglesias Evan Sale, Davis Butner, Gretchen Buggeln, Jamie McGregor Smith, Jerome Tryon, Julio Bermudez, Marisa Iglesias, Rebekah Coffman, Richard Silver, Scott Needham, and Winston Yuen. 

Patterns and Light: Photography by Howard Bond

Christ College senior, Hope Biermann, curates a selection of black and white photographs drawn from several of Howard Bond’s portfolios, concentrating on the photographer’s dramatic contrasts of light and shade, as well as his eye for pattern in nature and architecture.

Closes May 11

Photo credit: Pot & Steps, Fira, Santorini from Portfolio XXII: Aegean Light, 2005 Photography- B&W ( gelatin silver) Gift of the Artist Brauer Museum of Art, 2008.26.003

Out of Body

Associate Professor of Art Sarah Jantzi explores the visual, emotional, and psychological appeal of figuration to artists of primarily the late twentieth century.

Photo credit: Klement, Vera (b.1929) Undine/ Night Sky, 1999. Charcoal, pastel, woodcut, gold leaf, graphite, gouache, collage, and frottage on paper. Gifts Fund Purchase Brauer Museum of Art, 2003.05

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