Metamorphosoes: A Collaboration with Ovid by Wally Reinhardt

This exhibition focuses on Reinhardt’s long devotion to interpreting Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

Since the 1980s, Reinhardt has vividly and playfully depicted many of the favorite characters of classical mythology.  His gouache paintings have been included in many important exhibitions including “Classical Myth & Imagery in Contemporary Art,” The Queens Museum, Flushing, NY (Catalog ); “Perspective from Pennsylbania,” Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh; “Philadelphia Art Now Artists Choose Artists”, ICA, Philadelphia. (Catalog); “Contemporary Classical Mythology,” Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland; “1994 Bucks County Biennial,” James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania;  “Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship Artists,” Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia. (Catalog); “Flights of Fancy: Six Centuries of Ornament & Pattern on Paper,” Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia.

Reinhardt visits Bates to discuss his work in a free public lecture on October 13 at 6 p.m. in Olin 104.

Reinhardt’s exhibition and visit to campus are offered in co-sponsorship with Classical & Medieval Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Division of Humanities.