Shaping America in the News

BYU Unveils ‘Shaping America’ Exhibit

by Jason Swensen, LDS Church News

“…at its heart, the museum has always been synonymous with American art. Its vast permanent collection is replete with works from many of the heavyweights of the American art community. Its newest exhibition, “Shaping America,” once again demonstrates the school’s commitment to showcasing the best offered by artists who call the United States home.”  READ MORE>>>>

Art: America the Impressionable

by Glen Warchol, Salt Lake Magazine

“Shaping America” illustrates how the peoples of the continent have been pushed and pulled by creative forces for 250 years. Pieces in the exhibit include furniture, paintings, Native American art.”  READ MORE>>>>

Home Grown: New Exhibition at BYU Features Art of America

by Cody Clark, Daily Herald

“All of the pieces in the show are part of the museum’s permanent collection, including several that have been featured at the museum in the past. Wardle said that “Shaping America,” which runs through March 2018, provided an excellent opportunity to showcase some old favorites, including paintings by such noted American artists as Daniel Ridgway Knight and John Singer Sargent.”  READ MORE>>>>