Through February 24, 2019Northern Irish sculptor Tim Shaw creates psychologically charged environments that address humanitarian issues designed to unsettle and provoke thought. His work raises questions about difficult and controversial topics such as global terrorism, freedom of speech, and the future of artificial intelligence.
Through February 3, 2019
This exhibition features an exceptional group of American prints from the Museum’s collection, from the “Roaring Twenties” through the Great Depression and World War II. Works in three major mediums–lithography, etching and wood engraving–demonstrate the aesthetic potential of printmaking during the period.
Through March 3, 2019
A Mexican sculptor of international renown, Javier Marín is best known for his monumental sculpture based primarily on the human form. At the heart of Javier Marin’s work is the search for identity. Javier Marín’s work, above all, is about beauty, a particularly human beauty that reflects what the poet José Emilio Pacheco described as “the terrible miracle of being alive.”
April 12, 2019 through July 14, 2019
Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898—1995) was one of the earliest photographers to take advantage of the compact camera to capture candid moments of domesticity, industry, and recreation. He intrepidly documented historic events, and intimately portrayed both celebrities and ordinary people with an apparent sensitivity for their natural behaviors and demeanor. After immigrating…
May 18, 2019 through September 2, 2019
Spain’s Golden Age may be defined as the extraordinary moment when the visual arts, architecture, literature, and music all reached unprecedented heights. Featuring a diverse selection of more than 100 outstanding works produced by leading artists from Spain and its global territories, Art and Empire: The Golden Age of …
February 16, 2019 through August 11, 2019
Christian Marclay combines irreverent popular culture with an examination of human nature and emotion. Telephones brings together various clips of phones ringing and being answered in a logical narrative in which at times certain characters from disparate clips appear to be communicating with one another. The phone itself becomes the…
February 23, 2019 through August 25, 2019
Whether portraying sideshow attractions or offering moral commentaries, for centuries artists have sought to capture the fascinating and the seemingly mundane with humor and wonder. With a keen eye and sharp wit, artists including William Hogarth (1697–1764) and Francisco Goya (1746–1828) used their talents to impart lessons of morality or…
March 2, 2019 through August 25, 2019
For artists of the twentieth century, the southwestern United States provided great inspiration, much like the Hudson River Valley the century before. Artists from across the nation traveled to New Mexico, Arizona, and Southern California—some seeking spiritual enlightenment while others yearned to escape the ever-expanding metropolises of New York and…