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CURRENT EXHIBITS [151]


selected dates: 10/7/12-10/7/12 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Lutz Bacher: Lutz Bacher / MATRIX 242

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 18th, 2012 - October 7th, 2012
added about 2 years ago

Since Lutz Bacher’s first MATRIX exhibition in 1993, the Berkeley-based artist has become a leading figure in contemporary art; she was the subject of a retrospective at MoMA PS1 in 2009 and was included in the 2012 Whitney Biennial. MATRIX 242 presents an important but rarely seen series from 2006–07 that sheds light on the artist’s often elusive practice.Bien Hoa is is based on a set of ten pho...   [more]

Opening: July 18th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd D-L Alvarez: D-L Alvarez / MATRIX 243

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 18th, 2012 - October 7th, 2012
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D-L Alvarez’s first solo museum exhibition presents a haunting meditation on the violent end of innocence. Alvarez, an Oakland-based artist, focuses on the uncanny moments when social and domestic deviance collide. In Alvarez’s drawing series, The Closet (2006–07), we see an abstracted image of Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode in Halloween (1978), repelling the attacks of a masked psychopath while trappe...   [more]

Opening: July 18th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: At the Edge: Recent Acquisitions

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 18th, 2012 - December 23rd, 2012
added about 2 years ago

This exhibition presents a selection of works that have entered our collection over the past two years. This is our first opportunity to show most of these works, some of which have never before been exhibited anywhere. The title, At the Edge, evokes the ways in which these works convey a sense of reaching—and sometimes crossing—limits of perception and experience. Among the works on view are dreaml...   [more]

Opening: July 18th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Barry McGee: BARRY MCGEE

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
August 24th, 2012 - December 9th, 2012
added about 2 years ago

“Throughout his career,” writes Alex Baker in the exhibition catalog, “Barry McGee has continued to surprise and contradict expectations.” Including rarely seen early etchings, letterpress printing trays and alcohol bottles painted with his trademark cast of down-and-out urban characters, constellations of vibrant op-art painted panels, animatronic taggers, and an elaborate re-creation of a cacophon...   [more]

Opening: August 24th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Devotion

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
August 24th, 2012 - November 4th, 2012
added about 2 years ago

Is it possible to cultivate virtue by looking at art? Devotion brings together works from the collection to explore the Western tradition of devotional images from the fourteenth to eighteenth centuries in relation to contemporary religious writings. Beginning in the late Middle Ages, do-it-yourself prayer manuals inspired by mystical traditions were written in the vernacular to enable lay audienc...   [more]

Opening: August 24th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Laton Huffman, Albert Bierstadt: Points of Departure

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
October 3rd, 2012 - December 2nd, 2012
added almost 2 years ago

The early nineteenth century witnessed the birth of photography as well as the steam engine, the telegraph, and countless other life-altering innovations. Points of Departure, featuring European and American paintings, photography, and works on paper from the BAM/PFA collection, surveys these rapidly moving currents of modernization and the various reactions to it through the lens of visual cultu...   [more]

Opening: October 3rd, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Roy De Forest: Roy De Forest: A Figure of Our Times

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
September 6th, 2012 - October 27th, 2012
added about 2 years ago

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Roy De Forest A Figure of Our Times   September 6 – October 27, 2012 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 8, 4-6pm   Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to present A Figure of Our Times, a solo exhibition of work by the acclaimed Bay Area legend, Roy De Forest (1930-2007), opening Thursday, September 6 with an opening reception on Saturday, September 8, from 4-6pm...   [more]

Opening: September 8th, 2012   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Exhibition: Locality & Global Discourses

California College of the Arts (Oakland Campus)    east bay
5212 Broadway
Oakland, California 94618-1426
510.594.3600
http://www.cca.edu
October 1st, 2012 - October 6th, 2012
added almost 2 years ago

This exhibition and catalog is a result of an exchange course -- Locality & Global Discourses -- between California College of the Arts and Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey). The purpose of this exchange is to research the historical developments of the two respective cities and specifically explore the geopolitical and cultural heritage of designated neighborhoods. The participants assumed the r...   [more]


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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 Adventures in the Human Virosphere: The Use of Three-Dimensional Models to Understand Human Viral Infections

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
April 11th, 2012 - October 28th, 2012
added about 2 years ago

Virus Models Reveal Diverse Forms and Students’ Creativity Stanford, California — Demonstrating the beauty of the molecular world as well as the extraordinary creativity of Stanford students, models of herpes, papilloma, polio, rabies, smallpox and other human viruses fill the Rowland K. Rebele Gallery in the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University. Many of the models appear at first glance as be...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
May 16th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012
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Art from Little-Known Region of Africa on View at Stanford Stanford, Calif. — “Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley” opens May 16 at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University. Presenting more than 150 objects drawn from international collections, the exhibition gives a comprehensive view of the arts from along the river that flows across the center of Nigeria, joining the great...   [more]

Opening: May 16th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd John Cage: Not Wanting to Say Anything About Marcel: John Cage Plexigrams

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
June 13th, 2012 - November 11th, 2012
added about 2 years ago

John Cage’s Visual Word Constructions on View at Stanford Stanford, Calif. — John Cage, the most prominent American experimental composer of the 20th century, also creatively explored with visual art forms. Beginning June 13, the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University presents some of his earliest graphic works. The exhibition, which continues through November 11, includes the Sept. 5th centennial...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Andy Freeberg: Guardians: Photographs by Andy Freeberg

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
July 25th, 2012 - January 6th, 2013
added about 2 years ago

Stanford, Calif.—“Guardians: Photographs by Andy Freeberg” opens July 25 at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University. The exhibition, which remains on view through January 6, 2013, presents 16 critically acclaimed portraits of art museum guards in contemporary Russia as they protect treasured paintings and sculptures in St. Petersburg and Moscow. Andy Freeberg is a San Francisco-based photojour...   [more]

Opening: July 25th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Honoré Daumier: When Artists Attack the King: Honoré Daumier and La Caricature

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
August 1st, 2012 - November 11th, 2012
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Pioneering Political Satire on View at Stanford Stanford, Calif. — Long before Iranian cartoonist Mahmoud Shokraiyeh was sentenced to 25 lashings for drawing a parliament member in a soccer jersey, 19th-century caricaturist Honoré Daumier and his colleagues at the weekly Paris journal La Caricature endured prison sentences, fines, and litigation for their scathing portraits of king Louis-Philipp...   [more]

Opening: August 1st, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Zhang Wenyuan, John Gutmann: Divided Visions: Reportage from the Sino-Japanese Wars

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
August 15th, 2012 - January 13th, 2013
added about 2 years ago

This exhibition examines how the two Sino-Japanese Wars were represented through master sensationalist Kiyochika Kobayashi's battle prints, sketches by the cartoonist Zhang Wenyuan, and photojournalism by John Gutmann. The images demonstrate how the Sino-Japanese Wars were not only major conflicts between competing Asian nations, but also a critical breeding ground for new forms of public art and...   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Qiu Zhijie, Ushio Shinohara, Gu Wenda, Xu Bing: Ink Performances

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
August 15th, 2012 - January 13th, 2013
added about 2 years ago

Today's Chinese and Japanese artists are experimenting with ink to foil audience expectations, suggest randomness, and reinforce cultural heritage. This exhibition features video and works by four such artists: Qiu Zhijie, Ushio Shinohara, Gu Wenda and Xu Bing.   [more]

Opening: August 15th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM



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