Visions of Order and Chaos: The Enlightened Eye

Visions of Order and Chaos: The Enlightened Eye packs CMOA’s Heinz Galleries with over 200 popular and never-before-seen works. It shares artist’s visions of a world rapidly becoming modern, and shaped by explosive debates.

Visions of Order and Chaos: The Enlightened Eye
March 3–June 24, 2018
Carnegie Museum of Art

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George Romney, ‘The Honorable Mrs. Trevor,’ 1779-1780, oil on canvas, Carnegie Museum of Art, Gift of Sarah Mellon Scaife

Ary Scheffer, 'Dante and Virgil Encountering the Shades of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta in the Underworld,' 1851, oil on canvas, Heinz Family Fund and Anonymous gift

Ary Scheffer, ‘Dante and Virgil Encountering the Shades of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta in the Underworld,’ 1851, oil on canvas, Heinz Family Fund and Anonymous gift

Ary Scheffer, 'Faust in His Study,' c. 1831, watercolor and gouache on paper, Carnegie Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Fishkoff

Ary Scheffer, ‘Faust in His Study,’ c. 1831,
watercolor and gouache on paper, Carnegie Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Fishkoff

Edward Hicks, 'The Peaceable Kingdom,' c. 1837, oil on canvas, Carnegie Museum of Art, Bequest of Charles J. Rosenbloom

Edward Hicks, ‘The Peaceable Kingdom,’ c. 1837, oil on canvas, Carnegie Museum of Art, Bequest of Charles J. Rosenbloom

Caspar David Friedrich, 'Woman with Raven at the Edge of the Abyss,' c. 1803, woodblock print on paper, Carnegie Museum of Art, Gift of Mary Louise and Henry J. Gailliot in honor of Louise Lippincott and Linda Batis

Caspar David Friedrich, ‘Woman with Raven at the Edge of the Abyss,’ c. 1803,
woodblock print on paper, Carnegie Museum of Art, Gift of Mary Louise and Henry J. Gailliot in honor of Louise Lippincott and Linda Batis

unknown French, 'Fan,' 18th century, ivory, mother of pearl, and parchment, Carnegie Museum of Art, Gift of Herbert DuPuy

unknown French, ‘Fan,’ 18th century, ivory, mother of pearl, and parchment, Carnegie Museum of Art, Gift of Herbert DuPuy