Auburn University: Museum features "Advancing American Art"

The Jules Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University will exhibit a selection of some of the museum's most treasured pieces from its "Advancing American Art" collection Saturday through Jan 23 in the Chi Omega-Hargis Gallery.

The 36 paintings and works on paper constitute one of the most significant components of the museum's permanent collection.

The exhibition features paintings by legendary artists such as Georgia O"Keefe, Arthur Dove, Jacob Lawrence, John Marin and Ben Shahn.