The Berkeley art museum is celebrating Knowles’ playful, experimental practice with a career-spanning exhibition on view through February.
The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive’s latest exhibition, “New Time: Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century,” explores evolving notions of feminism and gender.
The exhibition, one of the largest in the museum’s history, will present over 140 works by 76 artists and art collectives.
A diverse group of artists speak in a range of voices, often obliquely, to our current state of imminent eco-catastrophe.
AFTER/LIFE, at the Graduate Theological Union’s Doug Adams Gallery, showcases the work of two gay male artists, Ed Aulerich-Sugai and Mark Mitchell, whose lives were profoundly altered by HIV/AIDS.
We talk art, the role of art museums and what the future holds with the director and chief curator of the UC Berkeley-owned Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
It would be hard to imagine an exhibition more relevant to current events, or one more visually and emotionally stirring, than this stunning show of monumental oil paintings.
This is a radiant, revelatory show, tracing the deep, life-long impact of Henri Matisse on a major American artist over 50 years his junior, whom he never met.
Sonya Rapoport, Bonito Rapoport China, 1978. Drawings and Xerox transfer on continuous-feed computer paper. Installed dimensions variable. Spaces of Life: The Art of Sonya Rapoport, Mills College, Oakland, CA, 2012. Installation view Berkeley has nurtured countless visionaries: makers, thinkers, doers and seers who have expanded our understanding of the world. The late conceptual artist Sonya […]
Al Farrow, Menorah (II), 2005, from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley. The menorah is fashioned from guns, bullets, and steel. Photo: Sibila Savage. Last year, when Alla Efimova stepped down as the Jacques and Esther Reutlinger Director of UC Berkeley’s Magnes Collection of Jewish Art […]
Maya Lin, Pin River — Tuolumne, steel pins, 5’8″ x 19’9.5″, 2008. Image: courtesy the artist Maya Lin, Pin River — Tuolumne, steel pins, 5’8″ x 19’9.5″, 2008. Image: courtesy the artist Art/Act: Maya Lin — an exhibition of environmentally themed sculpture and interactive work by the internationally known Chinese-American artist, architectural designer and creator […]
Barbara Chase-Riboud. Photo- Marcia Tanner Barbara Chase-Riboud: The Malcolm X Steles, is an exhibition not to miss. It’s inspirational, revelatory, ravishing to look at, and a dramatic contrast to The Possible: the experimental, hyper-interactive, buzzing, booming art-making project organized by local artist David Wilson that will occupy most of the Berkeley Art Museum through May […]