NONESUCH: The Jewelry of Hannah Long Reception Sat. 10.3.15 7-9pm Contemporary Jeweler Hannah Long creates bijoux based on concept, idea and theme. Working with a variety of materials, she conceives jewelry as a support for artistic expression in relation to the body. Her works shake codes and usages; moving jewelry »
MOCA Project Gallery: Rafael Lopez-Ramos 9/19 • 7-9pm Free for members $5 for non-members In Chromatic Aporias the artist includes realistic renderings of tropical fruits paraphrasing the gaze of colonial Art; the syncretism of Afro-Cuban religious symbols and Catholic images; and the Revolution’s propaganda iconography. Now he adds typical Americana »
Beijing Booster: The Art of Peter Wayne Lewis Opening Reception, September 12, 2015, 7-9PM Free for Members $10 non-members RSVP The collections assembled in this exhibition are chromosomes of the process of synthesis; a necessary step in a practice of art Peter Wayne Lewis calls “analytic”. To understand, he says, »
JAZZ@MOCA: Batuke Samba Funk Friday, August 28, 8PM Free Rain or Shine!!!! Batuke Samba Funk is a high-energy Brazilian band that mixes rhythms such as Funk from the 70’s with Afro Samba, Brazilian Big Band, Batucada, Soul, and R&B. Click to hear their sound!
Ars Memoria: A Selection from MOCA’s Permanent Collection On view June 20-August 30, 2015 This exhibition of one hundred works from the permanent collection are conceived as modes of recollection and determination. These have been sites of appropriation, contestation, adoption and rejection that inscribe memory in their structures.
High Above: The Art of Jerzy Kedziora June 6-August 30, 2015 OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, June 6, 6-8 PM Free for members, $10 non-members Throughout history humans looked to the heavens in search for the sublime. Polish artist Jerzy Kedziora draws from this sense of the sublime, from art history and »
Alternative Contemporaneities:Temporary Autonomous Zones (TAZ) This group exhibition builds on the work: Temporary Autonomous Zones (TAZ) by Hakim Bey (Peter Lamborn Wilson). The project is curated by Richard Haden. TAZ “alludes to creating temporary spaces that elude formal structures of control…thus creating the foundation for authenticity and spontaneity”. Richard Haden proposes »
Surviving the Holocaust: Paintings by Bohumil Samuel Kecir Opening Reception Saturday, February 21, 7PM On view February – March 21 A Holocaust survivor who studied art in Paris, Kecir made these works while he was a patient in a mental hospital. His paintings reveal an interest in Fauvism, Cubism, »
Under the Bridge, Beyond the Beach and above the Muck: The Art of Purvis Young On view from February – March 12 A presentation of a Gift of works by Purvis Young by Ruth Shack in Memory of Richard Shack. Opening Reception, Thursday, Feb. 12. 6-9pm The Art »