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Deborah Butterfield (American, born 1949), Untitled, 1992. Cast bronze and patina, 36 × 54 × 13 inches. Tacoma Art Museum, Promised gift of the Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Collection. Photo © TAM, photo by Russell Johnson and Jeff Curtis.

Exhibitions

The Beauty of a Shared Passion: Highlights from the Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Collection

October 9, 2016 – April 23, 2017

This preview exhibition features a selection of major works from the generous gift of Rebecca and Jack Benaroya. The exhibition will include about 60 works of paintings, sculpture, and glass art. The Benaroya Collection includes iconic examples of works by world-renowned artists including Dale Chihuly, Dan Dailey, Kyohei Fujita, Ginny Ruffner, Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová, Lino Tagliapietra, Cappy Thompson, and Ulrica Hydman Vallien. With the gift of the Benaroya Collection, TAM will have one of the top five studio art glass collections in the United States.

The Beauty of a Shared Passion: Highlights from the Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Collection is organized by Tacoma Art Museum. Support for this project generously provided by Rebecca Benaroya.

For additional information regarding the Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Collection, click here.


Deborah Butterfield (American, born 1949), Untitled, 1992. Cast bronze and patina, 36 × 54 × 13 inches. Tacoma Art Museum, Promised gift of the Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Collection. Photo © TAM, photo by Russell Johnson and Jeff Curtis. Art © Deborah Butterfield/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

Stanislav Libenský (Czech, 1921–2002), Jaroslava Brychtová (Czech, born 1924), Green Eye of the Pyramid III, 1993–94. Cast, cut, and polished glass, 33 × 40 × 8 inches. Tacoma Art Museum, Promised gift of the Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Collection. Photo © TAM, photo by Russell Johnson and Jeff Curtis.