Past exhibits

Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934–1954
06 Jun 2016

Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934–1954

Museum of Modern Art Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934–1954   November 22, 2015–May 1, 2016   This concentrated survey of the work of Jackson Pollock (American, 1912–1956) tracks the evolution of the artist’s work from the 1930s until his 1956 death at the age of 44. The Museum of Modern Art’s Pollock holdings are unparalleled in their breadth and quality, and Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey,...

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15 May 2016


Renwick Gallery November 13, 2015 – July 10, 2016 The Renwick Gallery—the first building in the United States built expressly as an art museum—opened its doors after a major, two-year renovation. To celebrate, the entire museum has been transformed into an immersive artwork with the debut exhibition, WONDER. Nine leading contemporary artists—Jennifer Angus, Chakaia Booker, Gabriel Dawe, Tara Donovan, Patrick Dougherty, Janet Echelman, John Grade,...

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Hers is a Lush Situation, 1958, Richard Hamilton, (Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK, Wilson Gift through the Art Fund, 2006)
08 Mar 2016

International Pop

Philadelphia Museum of Art February 24, 2016 – May 15, 2016 International Pop navigates a fast-paced world packed with bold and thought-provoking imagery, revealing a vibrant period shaped by social, political, and cultural changes. The exhibition chronicles Pop art’s emergence as an international movement, migrating from the UK and the US to western and eastern Europe, Latin America, and Japan. Although Pop arose in distinct...

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Comme des Garçons (Junya Watanabe), dress, repurposed denim, spring 2002, Japan, museum purchase. Photograph by William Palmer.
10 Jan 2016

Denim: Fashion’s Frontier

 The Museum at FIT presents Denim: Fashion’s Frontier, December 1, 2015 – May 7, 2016, an exhibition that explores the multifaceted history of denim and its relationship with high fashion from the 19th century to the present. Denim features more than 70 objects from the museum’s permanent collection, many of which have never been on view. In addition to the history of jeans, Denim examines a variety of...

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Moyra Davey
Trust Me, 2011
Sixteen chromogenic prints, tape, postage, and ink, 44.5 x 30.5 cm, each
Collection of Laura Belgray and Steven Eckler
Installation view: Photo-Poetics: An Anthology, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York,
November 20, 2015– March 23, 2016. Photo: David Heald
05 Jan 2016

Photo-Poetics: An Anthology

With more than 70 works by ten international artists this exhibition  at the Guggenheim focuses on documenting recent developments in contemporary photography.  The artists Claudia Angelmaier, Erica Baum, Anne Collier, Moyra Davey, Leslie Hewitt, Elad Lassry, Lisa Oppenheim, Erin Shirreff, Kathrin Sonntag, and Sara VanDerBeek present a study into the nature, traditions and magic of photography in the context of the digital transformation of the medium. Drawing on the legacies of Conceptualism, these artists pursue...

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Brillo Boxes, 1964, by Andy Warhol 
© The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
25 Nov 2015

Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life

Philadelphia Museum of Art Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life October 27, 2015 – January 10, 2016   Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life encompasses nearly two centuries of the most intimate, intricate and varied genre of painting practiced in the United States.  The exhibit surveys the history of American still life from the early days of the nation to...

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, The Dillon Fund
Gift, 1977 Photo: Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
19 Nov 2015

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from the Metropolitan Collection

To help celebrate the the 100th anniversary of the Metropolitan Museum of Art‘s renowned Department of Asian Art, an exhibit, that features over 100 works from the permanent collection is on display.  The exhibit is in 2 rotations.  The first is from October 31, 2015 – April 17, 2016 and the second will begin shortly after and conclude on October 11, 2016.  This exhibit highlights the collection’s...

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The Time Between: The Sequences of Minor White
08 Nov 2015

The Time Between: The Sequences of Minor White

October 21, 2015 – January 31, 2016 The Museum of Photographic Arts presents an original exhibition dedicated to the work and legacy of American photographer Minor White (1908 – 1976) in The Time Between: The Sequences of Minor White. The exhibition is the first major museum examination solely focusing on White’s sequences, a unique style of presentation he refined throughout his career. As a poet, writer,...

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House of Wax: Anatomical, Pathological, and Ethnographical Waxworks from Castan’s Panopticum
04 Nov 2015

House of Wax: Anatomical, Pathological, and Ethnographical Waxworks from Castan’s Panopticum (Berlin, 1869-1922)

House of Wax  at the Morbid Anatomy Museum exhibits a selection of  waxworks once shown as part of Castan’s Berlin-based Panopticum (1869-1922). The full collection, never before exhibited in the US, will later be installed at the forthcoming Alamo Drafthouse in Downtown Brooklyn. Panoptica were popular throughout Europe from the 18th through the early 20th century. Like the dime museums and popular anatomical museums of the US, these largely...

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Venice at Sunrise from the Hotel Europa, with Campanile of San Marco, about 1840
Photo © Tate, London 2014
24 Feb 2015

J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free

J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free J. Paul Getty Museum February 24–May 24, 2015 This exhibition features over 60 oil paintings and watercolors by J.M.W Turner (English, 1775 – 1851).  Turner is one of the most influential painters of nature and was most creative in his work after turning 60 years old.  In his day Turner was frequently misunderstood and mocked because he chose...

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