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CURRENT EXHIBITS [149]


selected dates: 3/28/14-3/28/14 [clear]

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20121024230746-install_voulkos-bac
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
added almost 2 years ago

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 Richard Whittaker, Linda Connor, Hiroyo Kaneko, Klea McKenna, J. John Priola, Unai San Martin: Local Treasures: Bay Area Photography

Berkeley Art Center    east bay
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/
March 15th - May 11th
added 7 months ago

Local Treasures is a bi-annual exhibition series started that features artists who have made a significant impact on the development of artistic practice the Bay Area. This year, the focus of Local Treasures is photography. These artists have individually and collectively contributed to the strength of contemporary photography in the Bay Area by producing photography that is fearless of constrain...   [more]

Opening: March 22nd   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
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 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 21st
added over 1 year ago

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 secti...   [more]

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


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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
added over 1 year ago

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 Paz Errazuriz: Paz Errázuriz / MATRIX 251

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 17th - March 30th
added 10 months ago

Chilean photographer Paz Errázuriz (b. 1944), who has been living and working in Santiago since the 1960s, is known for her honest portrayal of people living on the fringes of society. This presentation, her first solo museum exhibition in the U.S., showcases selections from two bodies of work: La Manzana de Adán (Adam’s Apple) and Boxeadores (Boxers), both of which were made du...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Anna Maria Maiolino: Anna Maria Maiolino / MATRIX 252

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 17th - March 30th
added 10 months ago

MATRIX 252 presents a selection of videos by São Paolo–based artist Anna Maria Maiolino (b. 1942), whose multidisciplinary practice has over the past half-century explored the viscerality of embodied experience, often obliquely through fragmentation and abstraction. Maiolino moved from her native Italy to Brazil in 1960, living first in Rio de Janeiro where she became involved with the N...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Possible

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 29th - May 25th
added 10 months ago

The Possible is an experimental exhibition that reconceives the museum as a site for creative convergence. You will have the chance to be a part of this evolving exhibition by engaging directly with an exciting array of visiting artists. As an open platform for shared creativity and the exploration of diverse artistic techniques, The Possible combines studio, classroom, library, gallery, and stage. A...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd AShley Helvey, Charles Long, Jay Nelson: The Kids Club

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 29th - December 21st
added 10 months ago

Visit Kids Club to create a one-of-a-kind felt rug with fiber artist Ashley Helvey, play with one hundred pounds of clay and display your sculpture as part of an interactive artwork by Charles Long, climb into an art-viewing clubhouse designed by sculptor Jay Nelson, and witness an ever-growing display of drawings and sculptures created by fellow visitors. Come explore and create in the Kids Club, a...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Barbara Chase-Riboud: The Malcolm X Steles

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
February 12th - April 27th
added 10 months ago

For nearly fifty years, Barbara Chase-Riboud has created elegant and powerful sculptures and drawings in which materials, forms, and cultural references unite in a continuous interplay of bold physicality and metaphoric associations. While her first acclaim came as an artist, Chase-Riboud is also an award-winning poet and writer, best known for her 1979 historical novel, Sally Hemings. Chase-Riboud w...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Elephant’s Eye: Artful Animals in South & Southeast Asia

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
March 5th - June 29th
added 7 months ago

Loving companions, clever tricksters, or religious informants, animals in the art of South and Southeast Asia evoke the power of kingdoms, the wisdom of saints, and devotional desire. Sometimes sacred, sometimes profane, both gentle and ferocious, animals animate and enliven the scene. The Elephant’s Eye brings together thirty paintings, ink studies, and sculptures from India, Thailand, and Cambodia to sho...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Paper Buck, Brian Caraway, Rema Ghuloum, Eric Larson, Linda Simmel: Express an Interest in Listening

Berkeley Central Arts Passage    east bay
2055 Center Street, (between Shattuck and Milvia)
Berkeley , CA 94704
510-549-2977
http://www.kala.org/
January 8th - April 26th
added 9 months ago

Kala Art Institute is pleased to announce, Express an Interest in Listening – the latest off-site exhibition at Berkeley Central Arts Passage. Join us for the Opening Reception on Wednesday, January 8, 6-8pm. Join us as 2014 kicks-off Kala Art Institute’s 40th Anniversary Year. Express an Interest in Listening presents the work of five artists – Paper Buck, Brian Caraway, Rema Ghulo...   [more]

Opening: January 8th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Marco Casentini: Marco Casentini: Up and Down

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
March 1st - April 26th
added 8 months ago

Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of recent work by artist Marco Casentini, opening March 1, with a reception for the artist from 4-6pm. The exhibition, Up and Down, will feature Casentini’s signature geometric abstractions composed of overlapping shapes in vibrant, contrasting colors. Casentini will also be debuting a series of tridimensional wood works and plexigl...   [more]

Opening: March 1st   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


20130816111049-38443
Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Utagawa Hiroshige: Mapping Edo: The Social and Political Geography of Early Modern Japan

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
August 21st, 2013 - September 7th
added about 1 year ago

Experience Edo-period Japan (1615–1868) through archival maps, prints, and paintings of the capital and surrounding provinces. This exhibition explores the shift that came with Japan's unification at the start of the period in how the ruling shogunate and commercial enterprises visualized and presented early modern Japan. Included on view are selections from Utagawa Hiroshige's One Hundred Fam...   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jacques Callot, Stefano Della Bella, Jonas Suyderhoef, Romeyn de Hooghe: The Royal Image: Portraits, Satires, and Life at Court

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
November 27th, 2013 - May 4th
added 10 months ago

The 16 prints and drawings featured in this installation demonstrate how artists depicted European royalty and courtly culture between the 15th and 18th centuries. Works on view include etchings by Romeyn de Hooghe, who created pointed political satires as well as celebratory allegorical pictures brimming with aristocratic pomp and historic references. The exhibition also highlights diverse royal portra...   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Peter Henry Emerson: The Honest Landscape: Photographs by Peter Henry Emerson

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
November 27th, 2013 - May 4th
added 10 months ago

Englishman Peter Henry Emerson began taking photographs in 1882 and soon became an outspoken and highly influential advocate for fine art photography. He promoted photographs made without darkroom manipulation, and also wanted the medium to be recognized on its own terms—not as a mechanical imitation of painting. This installation presents a selection of Emerson's lushly beautiful platinum pri...   [more]

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



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