A sketch of the prophet Moses holding a pole with a snake.

Benjamin West American, 1738–1820 Moses and the Brazen Serpent, 1787 Black chalk, squared in white chalk, on buff-colored paper The Driscoll Art Accessions Endowment Fund 2015.88


November 3, 2018 - June 9, 2019
Winton Jones Gallery (G344)
Free Exhibition

Ideas run wild and what do artists do? They attempt to capture them and sometimes harness them. Often the best way to do this is to draw. In this selection of two dozen drawings, representing 400 years’ worth of creativity and all new to Mia’s galleries, we see artists wrangling ideas by means of paper, pencils, ink, and chalk.