Exhibitions

Reinstalled to continue the historical sequence found on MoMA’s fifth (1880–1940) and fourth (1940–1980) floors, the galleries on the second floor will begin with art of the early 1980s and extend to the present moment, interweaving works in all mediums.

Composed of short Super 8 films (transferred to video) that the artist shot over several years, Chronicles eschews narrative in favor of fragmented images that probe the nature of time and assert the permeability of memory.

From the mid-1950s through the 1960s, Tokyo transformed itself from the capital of a war-torn nation into an international center for arts, culture, and commerce, becoming home to some of the most important art being made at the time.

This exhibition presents six fresh and highly focused cross sections through the career of master photographer Eugène Atget (French, 1857–1927), drawn exclusively from the Museum’s unparalleled holdings of his work. The sign outside Atget’s studio read, “Documents pour artistes,”—declaring his modest ambition to create images for other artists to use as source material. This humility […]

Many of Modernism’s great artists name the Greek 16th Century painter El Greco as a major source of inspiration and fascination, including Cezanne, van Gogh, Picasso, Delauney, Macke, and Marc. About 100 works by them and other modernist painters will be juxtaposed with 40 of El Greco’s original works from major international collections, including New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Metropolitan Museum of Art at Museum Kunstpalast from April 28 – August 12, 2012.

A feminist, activist, and video pioneer, Iveković came of age in the early 1970s during the period known as the Croatian Spring, when artists broke free from mainstream institutional settings, laying the ground for a form of praxis antipodal to official art.

The first major museum exhibition to focus on themes of gender and sexuality in modern American portraiture, HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture brings together more than one hundred works in a wide range of media, including paintings, photographs, works on paper, film, and installation art.

World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 is one of the world’s largest ever expeditions into design. With it’s year-long program that consists of 300 events, projects, and initiatives Helsinki will examine the ways in which design is embedded in everyday life.

On view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art from February through June, and at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts from February through May, in its only West Coast presentation, Mark Bradford is the first major museum survey of paintings, sculptures, and multimedia works by this leading figure in contemporary American art.

Hong Kong based artist Man Tsun held a solo exhibition in his town showcasing his artwork which was presented in a unique way; his illustration were featured alongside to a “double-plastic” giving the drawings a more realistic feel.

the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present The Air We Breathe, a thematic exhibition that brings together commissioned work by 30 contemporary visual artists and eight poets who, for this project, will explore issues surrounding the cause to legalize same-sex marriage from various perspectives.

The exhibition, which runs through October, sees prints of the pair’s work placed in random spots throughout the city. Those who find the photos are encouraged to take them home, totally free.

Slovakian artist Roman Ondák’s project is a living infographic, a plotting of visitors’ heights whose mean will become increasingly apparent over the four months at the Temporary Stedelijk.

The silent projection runs on a continuous 11 minute loop onto a 13 metre high monolith, it was made using non-digital techniques and is due to run until March 11, 2012.