Carlos Gonzalez, uses the genre of self-portraiture, mounts a testimonial to his father who came from Puerto Rico in the 1960s and worked as a dishwasher for decades before becoming a cook. The artist says the photographs in this presentation were “taken in New York and in the house in Puerto Rico that my dad bought after years of hard work.”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.
Carlos Gonzalez, Horse Ranch, 2014, C-print on paper, 12 x 18 in. Courtesy of the artist.
Ken Gonzales-Day (b. 1964, Santa Clara, California) The Wonder Gaze (St. James Park), 2006, Digital exhibition print on vinyl, Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Luis De Jesus, Los Angeles, CA.
Caleb Cole, Birthday Girl , 2008/2010. Archival pigment print, 12.75 x 19 in. Museum purchase.