“My work draws inspiration from a variety of sources: my Mormon pioneer ancestry, childhood play with ceramic figurines, my grandmother’s quilts, historical dioramas, and pop culture’s invented mythologies of the American West.
This installation grew out of pouring over my great-great-grandfather’s diary chronicling his immigrant journey from England to Utah Territory in 1853—while confronting the absence of information about my great-great grandmother... more
A survey of artists trained for the trail, socio-anthropologists of the queer whose work find traces of queerness in a world that prefers us hidden, we excavate. We sift through the past for clues about ourselves, driven by our own impulse for survival. Curated by Avram Finkelstein. more
Each year, the Museum will commission an artist or group of artists to create work to cover the façade of the Museum. To inaugurate this initiative the Museum features a site-specific installation by the Silence=Death Collective, adapting the iconic poster used by Act Up during the AIDS Pandemic in 1980s calling attention to the lack of action by the United States government. more
Anna Canepa International presents a Special Tour to Pietrasanta, Italy
September 10 – September 16, 2017
Pietrasanta, a lovely medieval town known for its marble and bronze workshops, artists and monuments on the coast of northern Tuscany about 20 miles north of Pisa, is one of the most qualified centers for the art of the sculpture where numerous artisan studios and foundries are scattered in the town. Key tour highlights include a visit to the Carrara quarries, a private guided tour of the legendary Gori Collection; and a visit to the recently extensively renovated Pecci Museum. more
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(Title image):Matt Lipps, Untitled (Men), 2010, Two chromogenic prints, 33 x 88 in. Copyright the artist. Courtesy of Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, and Josh Lilley Gallery, London UK. Copyright the artist.
Barbara Hammer, Yellow Hammer, 1972, Still from S8mm film transferred to digital video. (c) Barbara Hammer. Courtesy the artist
Rachel Farmer, Ancestors Traversing Quilts (detail), 2017. Site-specific installation including ceramic, fabric, batting, and yarn. 77 x 258 x 20 in. Courtesy the artist.
Angela Dufresne, The Real Allegory of My Artistic and Moral Life, 2014, Oil on canvas, 84 x 132 in. Courtesy the artist
Deborah Bright, Wild Secret Girl, 1996, Ilforchrome photo print, 30 x 40 in. Gift of Hunter O’Hanian and Jeffry George