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CURRENT EXHIBITS [147]


selected dates: 7/22/13-7/22/13 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mining the Collection 2013: No Stone Left Unturned

Badè Museum    east bay
Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 849-8286
http://bade.psr.edu
May 3rd, 2013 - September 27th, 2013
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Stone was one of the most commonly used materials in ancient Israel. Its local abundance made it suitable for use in the manufacture of many different types of artifacts. Limestone was the most available stone, and was used in building construction as well as in the production of weights, weapons, jewelry, and agricultural tools. Basalt, a volcanic stone, was also commonly used in ancient Israel. The...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sandra Yagi, Lee Harvey Roswell, Christopher Ulrich, Joshua Harker, Dave Correia, Ian Huebert, David Stoupakis: Group Show

Bash Contemporary    union square/civic center
210 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 926-8573
http://bashcontemporary.com/#home
June 8th, 2013 - July 27th, 2013
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Due to the overwhelming response to our current group show we have decided to extend the hanging for an additional week. The show will run through Saturday the 27th don't miss this opportunity to see the work of this amazing group of artists.   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Peter Voulkos, Harold Paris, Stephen De Staebler: Sculpture Patio Debut

Berkeley Art Center    east bay
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/
October 24th, 2012 - October 24th
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Berkeley Art Center debuts its new Sculpture Patio, featuring the work of seminal Bay Area ceramic sculptors: Harold Paris, Peter Voulkos and Stephen De Staebler. Come view three exceptional works that mark a historic transformation in the medium of clay. This exhibition is on-going and admission is free, donations appreciated. For more information and details on membership please visit www.berke...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: RISK: Berkeley Art Center's Annual Juried Exhibition

Berkeley Art Center    east bay
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/
June 29th, 2013 - August 24th, 2013
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Berkeley Art Center is pleased to announce the selected artists for this year's upcoming annual juried exhibition, RISK. Jurors Apsara DiQuinzio of Berkeley Art Museum, and Kimberly Johansson of Johansson Projects, selected from a submission pool of nearly 250 applicants, works from 34 artists that investigate, reflect upon, evoke or are the result of risk. Selected artists include Leigh Barbier, Mich...   [more]

Opening: June 29th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Reading Room

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
January 15th, 2012 - December 21st
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The Reading Room is a temporary project dedicated to poetry and experimental fiction offering visitors the chance to take home a free book drawn from the overstock collections of several noted East Bay small presses, including Kelsey Street Press, Atelos Books, and Tuumba Press. Books and catalogs from Small Press Distribution will also be available. In turn, visitors are asked to replace that book with on...   [more]

Opening: January 15th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Rebar: Rebar: Kaleidoscape

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
May 12th, 2013 - December 20th, 2015
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We invite you to experience Kaleidoscape, the new interactive seating sculpture in our large atrium space, Gallery B. Like the popularBAMscape by Thom Faulders, Kaleidoscape, designed by the San Francisco–based firm Rebar, is both a work of art and a piece of furniture. Come re-arrange the modular pieces to create a customized environment for study, relaxation, or socializing. Or use the sections...   [more]

Opening: May 12th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Francis Bacon, Raymond Pettibon, Hans Hofmann, George Grosz, Max Beckmann, Peter Paul Rubens, Thomas Hart Benton, Asger Jorn: Ballet of Heads: The Figure in the Collection

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
May 17th, 2013 - August 25th, 2013
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The human figure has been a locus of artistic innovation and expression since the very first artworks were made. This focused presentation mines the permanent collection, bringing together paintings, sculptures, and works on paper that demonstrate the inexhaustible variety and texture of the human form in art. Seeking to explore the polymorphous nature of the figure, Ballet of Heads puts into dialogue the Ba...   [more]

Opening: May 17th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Hans Hofmann: Rectangles

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
May 17th, 2013 - September 1st, 2013
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Hans Hofmann: Rectangles is drawn exclusively from BAM/PFA’s unsurpassed collection of paintings by this tremendously influential Abstract Expressionist artist.Known for his bold use of color, innovative approach to materials, and dynamic compositions, Hofmann (1880–1966) is perhaps most celebrated for paintings that use the rectangle as a primary motif. Loosely derived from Cubist approaches to defining...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Early Chinese Painters, Ma Yuan, Wen Riguan, Guo Min, Ma Wan: Gazing into Nature: Early Chinese Painting

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
June 5th, 2013 - October 20th, 2013
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We are delighted to present, for the first time in ten years, a selection of BAM/PFA’s earliest Chinese paintings. These rare and amazingly well-preserved works by early landscape and bird-and-flower painters of the late Song and early Yuan periods (thirteenth and fourteenth centuries), rendered on silk or paper with ink and light color, demonstrate the sophistication and accomplishment of the ea...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Deities, Demons, and Teachers of Tibet, Nepal, and India

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
June 26th, 2013 - September 14th
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Joyful and sensual sculptural figures of Indian deities and dancers join radiant images of enlightened beings from Tibet and Nepal in Deities, Demons, and Teachers, which presents a rotating display of works by anonymous Indian, Nepalese, and Tibetan artisans. A tenth-century sandstone figure of Ganesha, the elephant-headed deity worshipped by Hindus, Jains, and Buddhists, graces the entrance to the exh...   [more]

Opening: June 26th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Thingamajigs Performance Group, Sasha Hom: Thingamajigs: Migrations, Maps & Labyrinths

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
July 21st, 2013 - August 16th, 2013
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We are pleased to welcome Thingamajigs Performance Group as our first-ever L@TE artists-in-residence. Founded in 1997, Oakland-based Thingamajigs is dedicated to exploring alternate materials and methods of creating sound. The group uses instruments fashioned from made and found materials and often performs music with alternate tuning systems. This summer, with the help of audiences and local coll...   [more]

Opening: July 21st, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Print, Print, Pass

Berkeley Central Arts Passage    east bay
2055 Center Street, (between Shattuck and Milvia)
Berkeley , CA 94704
510-549-2977
http://www.kala.org/
May 29th, 2013 - August 29th, 2013
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Kala Art Institute is pleased to announce, “Print, Print, Pass,” the latest exhibition at Berkeley Central Arts Passage. We invite you to attend two events in conjunction with this exhibition: the Opening Reception on Wednesday, May 29, from 6-8pm and “The Pass” on Wednesday, June 26, from 6-8pm. With a slightly imploded framework, “Print, Print, Pass” highlights the physical and social economies of...   [more]

Opening: May 29th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd John Chamberlain, Sol LeWitt, Claes Oldenburg, Martin Puryear, Carl Andre: Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
February 29th, 2012 - October 20th, 2013
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Stanford, Calif. — Beginning Feb. 29, the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University presents a new installation of contemporary art, “Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection,” in the Oshman Family Rotunda. The works will remain on view until fall 2013. Over the last decade the Fisher Family has been exceedingly generous in lending works of art from their unrivalled collect...   [more]

Opening: February 29th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Cang Xin: Border Crossings: From Imperial to Popular Life

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
January 30th, 2013 - February 2nd
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How are the boundaries between social classes and identities challenged and transcended? This exhibition explores that question. Eighteenth-century Chinese paintings demonstrate how artists outside palace walls reproduced the subject and styles of imperial court paintings in order to fulfill commissions by patrons of a rising social class. Japanese woodblock prints examine how cross-dressing actors in...   [more]

Opening: January 30th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Albrecht Dürer, Marcantonio Raimondi, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Hendrick Goltzius: Faith Embodied: Saints from the Renaissance to the FaithEnlightenment

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
June 12th, 2013 - November 17th, 2013
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The prints and drawings in this exhibition explore the births, miraculous visions, and martyrdoms of the Christian saints. The images include a rough woodcut published in the late 15 th century and delicate etchings characteristic of the 17th and 18th centuries. The exhibition also demonstrates how the depiction of saints evolved as art and daily life became increasingly secular. Featured artists in...   [more]

Opening: June 12th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Edouard Manet, Gustave Courbet, Camille Pissarro, Félix Bracquemond, Maximilien Luce: Manet and the Graphic Arts in France, 1860 –1880

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
June 12th, 2013 - November 17th, 2013
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This exhibition presents a refined selection of French prints, drawings, and photographs made in the decades directly before and after the Paris Commune of 1871 . The Commune, also known as the Paris Insurrection, lasted only from March 18 to May 28 , yet more than 20,000 citizens were killed by government forces. Scores more died in jail or were deported after the conflict. The Communards, most...   [more]

Opening: June 12th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM



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