The University of Alabama

UA’s Sarah Moody Gallery Displays Art From Collection

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Sarah Moody Gallery of Art at The University of Alabama winds up its current exhibition season with something for everyone: “An Eyeful: Selections from the Permanent Collection” will open with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 22, and continue through June 4.

Each year, the gallery assembles an exhibit from its permanent collection, which began in the late 1960s with an emphasis placed on modern and contemporary art. Much of the collection is devoted to photography and works on paper. In recent years, painting and sculpture have expanded the reach of the collection.

Internationally known artists represented in the collection include Robert Rauschenberg, Sally Mann, Elizabeth Murray, Chuck Close, Lee Krasner, Carrie Mae Weems, Wassily Kandinsky, Luis Jimenez, William T. Wiley, Samuel Mockbee, Robert Kushner, Jim Dine, Judy Pfaff and Walker Evans.

Funding support for the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art comes from the department of art and art history and The College of Arts and Sciences. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to -4:30 p.m. weekdays. For more information, phone the gallery at 205/348-1891, or go to http://art.ua.edu/site/sarah-moody-gallery-of-art/.

UA’s College of Arts and Sciences is the University’s largest division and the largest liberal arts college in the state. Students from the College have won numerous national awards including Rhodes Scholarships, Goldwater Scholarships and memberships on the USA Today Academic All American Team.

The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.