Through February 23, 2020
Through March 15, 2020The artist whose portrayal of beauty captivated a nation. This is the first exhibition in nearly 30 years to bring together many of the most important works of French academic artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau.
Through February 23, 2020Drawn entirely from the Museum’s collection of works on paper, the work of pivotal artists including Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Helen Frankenthaler, and Deborah Remington, and Mary Heilmann, are brought together to demonstrate that the masculine lens through which abstraction has been previously understood must be removed.
Through December 1, 2019Photographers Harry Adams, Charles Williams, and Guy Crowder were prominent members of the African American community in Southern California. Spanning 50 years, their compelling images document the political events as well as the daily life of this community during the second half of the twentieth century.
The Visible Vaults recreates part of The San Diego Museum of Art’s most carefully guarded area, a place that is invisible to most visitors—the vaults—where the thousands of works of art in our collection are stored. See this insider’s look at hidden masterpieces, where visitors are invited to open drawers, peek into virtual storerooms, and take the time to sketch and observe some of the great treasures of the collection.
November 30, 2019 through March 1, 2020
Multimedia artist Nick Roth’s installation Fates is a three-panel animation that draws upon classical mythology to represent the tumult of human life and the struggle to come to terms with mortality. Rendered in a semi-abstract, semi-figurative style, the three Fates—Clotho (“the spinner”), Lachesis (“the allotter”), and Atropos (“the unturnable”)—appear, dissolve,…