Arts & Culture


Modernism and Memory: Rhoda Pritzker and the Art of Collecting
Center for British Art
(203) 432-2800

A selection of more than 100 works of art from the collection of philanthropist Rhoda Pritzker highlights developments in the work of notable modern British artists.

Through August 21


Le Goût du Prince: Art and Prestige in Sixteenth-Century France
University Art Gallery
(203) 432-0600

Sculptures, prints, paintings, enamels, ceramics, and medals are included in this exhibition, which explores the relationship between art and power in sixteenth-century France and reflects the preferences of the period’s aristocracy.

Through August 28


Senators, Sinners, and Supermen: The 1950s Comic Book Scare and Juvenile Delinquency
Sterling Memorial Library
(203) 432-1810

A display of crime and horror comic books from the 1950s evokes the comic book scare of that time, which came about when a US senator claimed the comics contributed to juvenile delinquency.

Through September 22


The Founding Collection of Prints and Drawings: Bequest of Clements C. Fry
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
(203) 432-1810

The Clements Collard Fry Print Collection, with 2,000 prints and drawings spanning 500 years, is among the largest and most comprehensive collections of art related to the history of medicine. On display are works from the collection, many of which were exhibited at the National Gallery of Art in 1946.

Through August 21

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