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CURRENT EXHIBITS [150]


selected dates: 5/9/13-5/9/13 [clear]

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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
added almost 3 years ago

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 Himalayan Pilgrimage: Sacred Space

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
December 5th, 2012 - May 26th, 2013
added about 2 years ago

The third and final rotation of Himalayan Pilgrimage explores the theme of Sacred Space with a pair of magnificent large mandala paintings, two-dimensional representations of a three-dimensional architectural space where a specific deity resides. Dating to the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, these paintings represent, in vivid colors, a cosmology of the deity Hevajra. Several other paintings on...   [more]

Opening: December 5th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sakaki Hyakusen: Facing Two Directions: A Japanese Painter Looks to China

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 30th, 2013 - May 19th, 2013
added almost 2 years ago

A magnificent pair of screens painted in ink on an unusual background of silver and gold by Sakaki Hyakusen (1697–1752), the founding father of Nanga (Southern School) painting in Japan, present a shimmering vision of a watery landscape. The screens display elements that are unusual at this early point in Nanga painting—precise brushwork, detailed treatment of foreground elements, and the incorporatio...   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Nicole Eisenman: MATRIX 248

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 3rd, 2013 - July 14th, 2013
added almost 2 years ago

MATRIX 248 showcases the work of New York–based artist Nicole Eisenman (b. 1965), who became prominent in the 1990s and has been steadfastly expanding dialogues surrounding painting and drawing ever since. Having come of age in the East Village in the 1980s, Eisenman’s work reflects myriad sources both art historical and popular, culling from what writer and critic Lynne Tillman has referred to a...   [more]

Opening: May 3rd, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Bessma Khalaf, Carrie Hott, Elizabeth Mooney, George Pfau, Mayumi Hamanaka, Sarah Fontaine: Supra Natural

Berkeley Central Arts Passage    east bay
2055 Center Street, (between Shattuck and Milvia)
Berkeley , CA 94704
510-549-2977
http://www.kala.org/
February 15th, 2013 - May 10th, 2013
added almost 2 years ago

Kala Art Institute and Berkeley Central Arts Passage present Supra Natural. Please join us for the Opening Reception on Wednesday, February 20, 6-8pm. Supra Natural presents the work of five visual artists and one writer as it relates to the immeasurable character of nature: big, beyond, fast, mystical, and utterly overwhelming. Supra Natural is the second exhibition in this new exhibition seri...   [more]

Opening: February 20th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Chad Buck: A Memorial Exhibition

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
May 2nd, 2013 - July 20th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

Chad Buck (1955 – 2013) A Memorial Exhibition May 2 – July 20, 2013 Opening reception: Saturday, May 4, 3:00-5:00 pm   Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce a memorial exhibition for the late Bay Area artist, Chad Buck, opening Thursday, May 2, 2013 with an opening reception on Saturday, May 4, 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Buck passed away on February 1, 2013 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The exhibi...   [more]

Opening: May 4th, 2013   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Chris Shaw: Solo Exhibition

Caffé Museo at SFMOMA    soma
151 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.357.4500
http://www.sfmoma.org/pages/restaurant
April 17th, 2013 - June 2nd, 2013
added over 1 year ago

In this exhibition, Bay Area artist Chris Shaw presents new work exploring the relationship between science and religion. Although widely known for his rock art posters, Shaw produces paintings in a traditional format to explore his interests in iconography, semiotics, and geometry. The series includes portraits of a Madonna in slightly varying looks or styles, each holding objects referencing sc...   [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
added over 2 years ago

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 Francis Frith, Félix Bonfils: North Africa and the Holy Land in 19th-Century Photographs

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
January 23rd, 2013 - June 2nd, 2013
added almost 2 years ago

During the 19th century, photographs served as mementos of journeys or surrogate experiences for Americans and Europeans unable or too daunted to travel. Scholars also used them as official records of archaeological expeditions and by the devout to explore the places mentioned in the Bible. This installation presents 16 vintage photographs presenting a range of subjects including city views, picturesqu...   [more]

Opening: January 23rd, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Buying and Selling: Early Modern Economies of Labor, Merchandise, Services, and Shopping

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
January 23rd, 2013 - June 2nd, 2013
added almost 2 years ago

European artists of the 17th- and 18th-centuries took great interest in depicting modern life, which included commercial exchange and a rapidly expanding market of material goods. The 17 prints and drawings in this exhibition offer views of different types of workplaces and showcase a range of workers at their tasks, from the skilled goldsmith to the lowly butcher and rat catcher. Early Europe...   [more]

Opening: January 23rd, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Dotty Attie: Sometimes a Traveler/There Lived in Egypt

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
January 28th, 2013 - June 16th, 2013
added almost 2 years ago

Dotty Attie is known for her reproductions of European Old Master paintings paired with text—pieces that poetically reveal the voyeuristic narratives in Western visual and literary arts. Her portfolio Sometimes a Traveler/There Lived in Egypt calls particular attention to the exploitation of the North African female body and its place in European Orientalists' imaginations. Sixteen works on displ...   [more]


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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
added almost 2 years ago

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 Andy Warhol: More Than Fifteen Minutes: Andy Warhol and Celebrity

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
February 20th, 2013 - June 30th, 2013
added almost 2 years ago

This exhibition, featuring prints, drawings, and Polaroid photographs of Mao Tse Tung, Mick Jagger, and other contemporary icons, explores ideas about fame, ephemerality, and the legacy of Pop artist Andy Warhol. Warhol's art popularized the cult of celebrity through a variety of techniques and processes such as appropriation, repetition, and mass production. The 24 works are drawn from the Marmor Col...   [more]

Opening: February 20th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Hauntings: American Photographs, 1845–1970

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
March 6th, 2013 - July 7th, 2013
added almost 2 years ago

In the photographs selected for this exhibition, people and places from other times come to us now, a collision of our moment and theirs. Time rolls in rear-view mirrors and ocean waves or across the sky in a passing phenomenon, a dirigible floating in the clouds. Twenty-two works on display.   [more]

Opening: March 6th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Richard Misrach: Revisiting the South: Richard Misrach’s Cancer Alley

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
March 27th, 2013 - June 16th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

Stanford, Calif. — The Cantor Arts Center presentsa powerful body of work by internationally acclaimed photographer Richard Misrach. The exhibition “Revisiting the South: Richard Misrach’s Cancer Alley” highlights the severe environmental degradation of the Mississippi River corridor from Baton Rouge to New Orleans. The show, which includes 21 large-scale color photographs and 14 contact sheets, ...   [more]

Opening: March 27th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Lee Friedlander: The Cray Photographs

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
March 27th, 2013 - June 16th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

Stanford, Calif. — Images by one of the nation's most influential photographers bear witness to the supercomputer industry in “Lee Friedlander: The Cray Photographs.” The series, rarely seen in its entirety, includes 79 works by an artist lauded for his straight-forward documentation of ordinary things. The exhibition opens at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University on March 27 and continues on view th...   [more]

Opening: March 27th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM



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