Untitled, 1999, Julia Jacquette Collection of the Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota The collection of the Weisman Art Museum is vast and extensive, containing far more works than the museum can display, which is why we have decided to share an artist a month to feature the hidden gems in WAMs collection. When picking a focus for the collection feature this month, I wanted to pick a female artist because men make some really good art, but sometimes I just get…
WAM is pleased to host the traveling exhibition, The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection, a beautiful and thought-provoking exhibition celebrating people and diversity.
Over thirty major works by national and international contemporary artists were chosen from RBC’s four hundred-piece collection. Though works range in size and media, each artist centers on the body as subject. From portraits, to telling stories through pictures, to more experimental means and angles the artists evoke themes and ideas that are common to the human condition.
This touring show has traveled to more than a dozen venues over the past several years and as the city of the company’s corporate headquarters, this stop in Minneapolis has special meaning to RBC and the larger Twin Cities community it calls home.
Artists in The Human Touch exhibition include John Ahearn, Mequitta Ahuja, Radcliffe Bailey, Tiranit Barzilay, Dawoud Bey, Frank Big Bear, Jr., Willie Birch, Geneviève Cadieux, Chen Qiulin, Dinh Q. Lê, Lalla Essaydi, Roland Fischer, Till Friewald, Gajin Fujita, Luis Gispert, Ann Hamilton, Jane Hammonds, Hung Liu, Robert Longo, Julia Jacquette, Kerry James Marshall, Vik Muniz, Elizabeth Peyton, Iona Rozeal, Lezley Saar, Roger Shimomura, Alec Soth, Akio Takamori, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, T. L. Solien, Carrie Mae Weems, and Kehinde Wiley.
The Human Touch was made possible by RBC Wealth Management.