The artists represented in Material Occupation challenge the idea that abstraction is a rarified concept that bears little relation to everyday experience. Using familiar patterns, structures, designs, and systems, these artists explore the cultural associations inherent in prosaic materials.
Textility is an exhibition that explores the inventive ways contemporary artists employ materials, concepts, and processes associated with textiles to convey their ideas.
June 25 - July 30, 2011
My Dear Friends: Those keynote events, which recently awakened your planet to faith and to action, have torn away the last veils of denial from the Collective Consciousness. A stone has been thrown into the water, and ripples of pure energy now spread around the globe – ushering in what will eventually become known as The Age of Conscious Choice. Doorways are opening, and magic is afoot!
Installation view The Jewel Thief explores new ways to think about and experience abstract art. Using divergent forms of display, the exhibition focuses attention on art’s intersection with the decorative and functional elements of architecture. Beginning in the museum’s atrium, the exhibition continues into the large Wachenheim gallery, filling the space with a diverse range of artwork, including painting, sculpture, textiles, wallpaper, chandeliers, video, and photography. Artwork is presented through the lens of several opposing [...]
Michaela Frühwirth, Untitled, 2007 Pencil on paper, 62 x 156 inches February 20 – March 28, 2009 The Drawing Center will present Apparently Invisible: Selections Spring 2009 featuring works by nine artists selected from the Viewing Program: Susan Collis, Marietta Hoferer, Janine Magelssen, Michaela Frühwirth, Sarah Kabot, Chris Nau, Elana Herzog, Anne Lindberg, and Janet Passehl. The pieces included in the exhibition skirt the edge of perception and cognition, requiring a recalibration of the [...]