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  1. Art in Storefronts Community Celebration

    Art in Storefronts Community Celebration

    Central Market and the Tenderloin will come alive for the launch of the Art in Storefronts pilot program, which kicks off with eleven original window installations and two large-scale murals by...

    10.22.09

  2. Otto Neurath. Gypsy Urbanism

    Otto Neurath. Gypsy Urbanism

    At a time when contemporary culture is dominated by mass media and we are all glued to many screens, it is fascinating to contemplate the career of little-known Austrian sociologist, Otto Neurath ...

    10.23.09

  3. 2010 California Biennial

    2010 California Biennial

    The only exhibition of its kind in California, the California Biennial brings together a large cross-section of the State’s most innovative contemporary visual artists. The Biennial continues...

    01.01.10

  4. Cy Twombly

    Cy Twombly

    This exhibition showcases three recent works—two virtuosic paintings and a bronze sculpture—that illuminate the 82-year-old artist’s deep interest in painting and poetry, line and...

    01.01.10

  5. Leaps into the Void: Documents of Nouveau Réalist Performance

    Leaps into the Void: Documents of Nouveau Réalist Performance

    Pyrotechnics, exploding pigment, blowtorches, lacerated décollage, and found materials, define the radical gestures of the avant-garde movement, Nouveau Réalisme. Translated as &ldquo...

    01.01.10

  6. Modern in America: Works on Paper, 1900–1950s

    Modern in America: Works on Paper, 1900–1950s

    Approximately 140 prints, drawings, collages, and watercolors from the permanent collection offer the opportunity to ruminate on what constituted “modern” at various moments during the...

    01.01.10

  7. Iannis Xenakis: Composer, Architect, Visionary

    Iannis Xenakis: Composer, Architect, Visionary

    The exhibition explores the fundamental role of drawing in the work of Greek avant-garde composer Iannis Xenakis (1922–2001). A leading figure in twentieth century music, Xenakis was trained...

    01.01.10

  8. Alexander Calder in Focus

    Alexander Calder in Focus

    Though Alexander Calder began his career as an artist focused on drawing and painting, he is best known for creating colorful, whimsical stabiles, mobiles, and large-scale sculptures of natural...

    01.03.10

  9. Maira Kalman: Illuminations (of a Crazy World)

    Maira Kalman: Illuminations (of a Crazy World)

    This is the first major museum survey of the work of illustrator, author and designer Maira Kalman. This exhibition features a selection spanning thirty years of original works on paper and design...

    01.04.10

  10. Josef Albers: Innovation and Inspiration

    Josef Albers: Innovation and Inspiration

    Encompassing Albers' career from 1917 to 1973, this exhibition begins with four early self-portrait prints and follows to a group of boldly abstract compositions from Albers' tenure at Germany's...

    01.07.10

  11. Jonas Wood

    Jonas Wood

    This is the first one-person museum exhibition of the artist's work, which is evocative of the Modernist sculptures of David Smith or Alexander Calder. Wood's subjects are centered around family...

    01.11.10

  12. Textiles Recycled/Reimagined

    Textiles Recycled/Reimagined

    This intimate exhibition presents a dozen unique objects made either wholly or in part from reused and/or repurposed materials. Examples include a Japanese Buddhist priest’s robe composed...

    02.16.10

  13. Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-50s

    Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-50s

    Constructive Spirit examines the connections, both conceptual and personal, among abstract artists, suggesting parallels that cut across time, national borders, and a range of media, including ...

    02.19.10

  14. Informed by Fire: Highlights of American Ceramics

    Informed by Fire: Highlights of American Ceramics

    Varied forms, surface decoration, use of glaze for color combined with science and skill shows the full breadth of possibilities as demonstrated by this selection of ceramics from the Museum's...

    02.19.10

  15. Luisa Lambri: Being There

    Luisa Lambri: Being There

    Luisa Lambri travels the world photographing Modernist interiors, and in this exhibition, features shots taken from inside homes by John Lautner. Rather than take a distanced vie...

    02.23.10

  16. Maya Romanoff Celebrates 40 years of Design

    Maya Romanoff Celebrates 40 years of Design

    February 17, 2010 - Maya Romanoff celebrates 40 years of design innovation with three tie-dyed wallcoverings to be unveiled in Spring 2010: Half Plaid, Snowflake, and Crystal. This anniversary...

    02.23.10

  17. Fairfield Porter Raw: The Creative Process of an American Master

    Fairfield Porter Raw: The Creative Process of an American Master

    Fairfield Porter Raw: The Creative Process of an American Master, an exhibition of approximately forty works drawn from the Parrish Art Museum's extensive Porter holdings, will open Sunday, April...

    03.04.10

  18. HandMade: The Western North Carolina Craft, Architecture & Design Expo

    HandMade: The Western North Carolina Craft, Architecture & Design Expo

    A two-day event inviting the public to join artists, architects, builders and designers to share to and learn about successful collaborations between craft artists, home owners, and industry...

    03.04.10

  19. MoMA Rising Currents Exhibition

    MoMA Rising Currents Exhibition

    MoMA and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center joined forces to address one of the most urgent challenges facing the nation’s largest city: sea-level rise resulting from global climate change. Though...

    03.04.10

  20. Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey

    Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey

    Andrea Palladio (1508–1580) is considered among the most significant and influential architects in the Western world. His clean, elegant interpretation of the architecture of classical...

    03.04.10

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