A number of significant works of art are displayed in Edward P. Evans Hall, including several wall drawings by Sol LeWitt and works by Keith Milow, Amy Pryor, and Adrian Schiess. Two long-term exhibitions are also on view: Calligraphy and the Art of Business, which includes contemporary calligraphy on loan from Steven C. Rockefeller Jr. ’90 and Kimberly Rockefeller, and an exhibition of objects from the International Center for Finance’s Collection of Historical Securities, each representing an important innovation in financial markets.
A leader of the Minimal and Conceptual movements of the mid-20th century, Connecticut-born artist Sol LeWitt was known especially for his vibrant, geometric wall drawings. Three of these hang in Edward P. Evans Hall.
Twentieth Century X, a tondo that English sculptor Keith Milow completed between 1994 and 1998, hangs in the first floor of Edward P. Evans Hall.
Multimedia artist Amy Pryor earned a master of fine art in painting/printmaking from Yale School of Art in 2001. Two of her collages, And Much, Much More! (2011) and 1899 & Up (2015), hang in Edward P. Evans Hall.
Swiss artist Adrian Schiess created Painting (2013), a site-specific artwork consisting of 90 panels, for the Beckenstein Atrium. It is visible from all five floors of the building.
The goal of the collection is to identify securities that represent important innovations in financial markets. Many of the pieces in the exhibit represent a new method of raising capital, or a special event or period in capital market history.
Displaying works mainly from the 20th century, this exhibition introduces three different modes of employing calligraphy in the modern world.