Baroque to Bling! High Art and Low from the Collection of Donna MacMillan

Baroque to Bling explores a distinct world of bold fine art fashion, and design objects — all linked by the eye of a spirited collector. Donna MacMillan. Drawn from museum's gifts and loans from MacMillan’s exuberant collection, the exhibition shows how artists incorporate embellishment and indulge in excess in their contemporary practice. From cutting-edge art to lavish jewelry, the works offer contemporary interpretations of the baroque, a term that brings to mind lavishly ornamental design, elaborate aesthetics, and the theatrical.

October 16, 2016