current exhibitions

The following exhibitions are available for your institution to host. Please contact us for more information about bringing an exhibition to your venue. We have toured more than 400 exhibitions to over 850 art venues worldwide. Click here for highlighted past exhibitions.


Book of Lies

Eugenia P. Butler (1947-2008) was a Los Angeles-based artist who played a formative but often overlooked role in Conceptual art where she regularly challenged people to explore how they perceive their “reality.” Butler’s "Book of Lies" project began in 1991 and examined how other artists use “the lie to explore our relationship with the truth.”. . . see more


sight unseen: international photography
by blind artists


Sight Unseen, the first major exhibition of work by the world’s most accomplished blind photographers, explores the idea that blind photographers can see in ways that sighted people cannot. Many of us, with sight leading as our dominant sense, use images to build our world . . . see more


roger ballen: Asylum of the birds

Considered one of the most original image makers of the twenty-first century, American-born photographer Roger Ballen has lived and worked in South Africa for over thirty years. His distinctive black and white photography, prized for its graphic originality and complex ambiguity of meaning, is collected by individuals and institutions around the globe. Ballen’s latest work, Asylum of the Birds, extends the artistic trajectory charted across his earlier projects. . . see more


ROBERT BURLEY | THE DISAPPEARANCE OF DARKNESS:
PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE END OF THE ANALOG ERA


Over the past decade, photographer Robert Burley has traveled the world documenting the abandonment and destruction of film-based photography, namely the factories where film was produced and the labs that developed it. Burley's atmospheric large-format photographs transport viewers to rarely seen sites where the alchemy of the photographic process was practiced over the last century. . . see more


Restoring the Spirit: Celebrating Haitian Art

Restoring the Spirit: Celebrating Haitian Art is a broad survey of Haiti’s complex visual traditions from 1940 to the present and a portrait of its artists’ devotion to creative endeavors in the face of national adversity. Beginning in the 1940s, a new generation of self-taught Haitian artists emerged. Encouraged to explore their own techniques and subject matter, these artists invented a distinct style of art that revealed much of the native values and belief systems. . . see more


JOHN LOENGARD: CELEBRATING THE NEGATIVE

Celebrating the Negative is a study of the original film on which famous images have been captured by some of the most important photographers of our time. Loengard’s pictures are of the photographers’ famous images as negatives—not prints. Though the loving observation of the original matrixes of some of the most iconic 19th and 20th century images, Loengard demonstrates to us that the photographic negative is an object of great beauty . . . see more


dusk to dusk: unsettled, unraveled, unreal

Welcome to a beautiful world, unsettling in its vision of personal isolation, but collectively bound by the small comfort of knowing that we are all alone. Through painting, photography, sculpture, and video this convincing treatise of anxious beauty shows us a strange contemporary familiarity in our collective darkness. . . see more


posing beauty in african american culture

Posing Beauty in African American Culture explores the contested ways in which African and African American beauty have been represented in historical and contemporary contexts through a diverse range of media including photography, film, video, fashion, advertising, and other forms of popular culture such as music and the Internet . . . see more


Where Children Sleep: Photographs by James Mollison

In this revealing series of photographs, James Mollison invites us into the diverse stories of children in many different countries and circumstances. Each studio-style portrait is accompanied by a detailed study of the child's "bedroom," which can range from elaborate sanctuaries to the barest spaces set aside for sleep. Economic inequality, children’s rights, and how we are defined by our possessions and formed by our circumstances are some of the complex social, typological, and cultural issues that resonate in Mollison’s work. . . see more


hoppÉ Portraits: Society, Studio and Street

In the 1920s and 30s Emil Otto Hoppé (British, German born, 1878-1972) was one of the most sought-after photographers in the world. He spent the first decade of his long photographic career pioneering the art of celebrity portraiture. Breaking with the formal stiffness of the Victorian studio . . . see more


civil war drawings from the becker collection

The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil War, the construction of the railroads, the laying of the transatlantic cable in Ireland, the Chinese in the West, the Indian wars, the Chicago fire . . . see more


paul outerbridge: new color photographs
from mexico and california 1948–1955


Paul Outerbridge's new color photographs from California and Mexico circa 1950 mark the discovery of a powerful and previously unknown body of work by one of America’s earliest masters of color photography. Outerbridge built his extraordinary reputation by making virtuoso carbro-color prints of nudes and still lifes . . . see more



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