Through March 24
The multimedia exhibition brings hyper-current fashion to PAM with ensembles by designers such as Gucci, Iris van Herpen, Comme des Garçons and Yeohlee.
Through April 14
Presented by Reyes Contemporary Art, the exhibition surveys the work of John Armstrong, Dorothy Fratt and Richard Hogan, contrasting their diverse processes of developing non-objective work. Alongside one another, these artists’ varying points of entry and foundations are highlighted and defined.
Through April 27
Subversive White contains all wavelengths of visible light, and in turn humans have deposited within it our multitudes of meanings, reflecting opposing and essential facets of human experience. The artists on view pull at the veil of whiteness to reveal the phantasms within: false notions of ethnicity and biology; “purity” as a cover for complicity; the persistent menace of erasure.
Through April 30
Ragnar Kjartansson: Scandinavian Pain & Other Myths
Guests can experience three multi-sensory works by the artist that explore themes of identity, melancholia, repetition and popular culture.
Through May 19
Now Playing: Video 1999-2019
Featuring video art from then last 20 years, works by 11 international artists transform the gallery into a space dedicated to the moving image.
Through May 27
Josef Albers in Mexico
The exhibition illustrates the influence and connectivity between the work of Albers and the abstracted geometric vocabulary of pre-Columbian art, architecture and material culture.
Through September 3
Mummies of the World: The Exhibition
The exhibition features 40 real human and animal mummies plus 85 rare artifacts, providing a window into the lives of ancient people from every region of the world. Dramatic displays and multi-media stations take guests on a 4,500-year journey to understand the creation, origins and history of past cultures.
Through September 15
The Electric Guitar: Inventing an American Icon
The exhibition shares the untold story of the invention of the electric guitar, an instrument that revolutionized music and popular culture forever.
Through January 1, 2020
Janel Garza: Environ
The new mural unveiled at SMoCA, titled Environ, was designed to reflect multiple features that directly surround the space. Each aspect of the courtyard where it resides is taken into consideration. Pulling simple abstract shapes and colors from each of these inﬂuences created one cohesive and ﬂuid design.
March 9 – September 8
Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist
Pelton, a pioneer of 20th century American abstraction, painted conventional desert landscapes to make a living. However, it was her abstract studies of earth and light, biomorphic compositions of delicate veils, shimmering stars and atmospheric horizon lines that distinguished her work.
March 14 – May 11
This group show features works by Chul Hyun Ahn, Dion Johnson, and Eric Zammitt. Working across disciplines including fluorescent lights, mirrors and acrylic paint, the artists expand our understanding of both the complexity and variant nature of color and how it operates within a two and three-dimensional surface.