Work of Famous Artists on Display at WWU

The work of several renowned artists is on display at William Woods University through the summer months. Representing the university’s Firley and Bettendorf collections, the art can be viewed in the Mildred Cox Gallery in the Gladys Woods Kemper Center for the Arts.


Among the works on exhibit are:


• “Hibiscus” by G.H. Rothe, a German-born artist who has been called the “master of the mezzotint.”


• A seriagraph by Victor Vasarely, a French Hungarian-born artist often acclaimed as the father of Op-art.


• A lithograph by Jean Miró, a Spaniard considered one of the nine major Surrealist painters, including Salvador Dali.


• A seriagraph by Alexander Calder, an American sculptor and artist most famous for inventing the mobile.


• “Fish,” a mixed media by Siegfreid Reinhardt


• “Queens Up,” a photo transfer print by Peter McCorter.


The Cox Gallery is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday during the summer, with some exceptions. To verify hours or obtain information, call (573) 592-4245. Admission is free and open to the public.