Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950–2019

Whitney Museum of American Art 99 Gansevoort StreetNew York,

Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950–2019 foregrounds how visual artists have explored the materials, methods, and strategies of craft over the past seven decades. Some expand techniques with long histories, such as weaving, sewing, or pottery, while others experiment with textiles, thread, clay, beads, and glass, among other mediums. The traces of the artists’ hands-on engagement with their materials invite viewers to imagine how it might feel to make each work. At the Whitney Museum of American Art.

$25

50×50 San Jose Museum of Art Publishes Online Catalog

Online

SJMA has published an online catalog titled 50X50: Stories of Visionary Artists from the Collection that features 50 artists. Learn about their lives, what inspired them, and what materials they used. Each artist chapter has been carefully researched and diligently cited. Featuring the artists’ own words via video and audio files. Large-scale artworks are available […]

Women, Surrealism, and Abstraction

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art 650 North 1100 East, Logan, UT

Drawn exclusively from the Museum collection, Women, Surrealism, and Abstraction endeavors to look beyond typical art historical boundaries and to begin to lay claim to a more holistic and complex view of art history—one that includes parties left out because of aesthetic biases based on a system of privileged white male patrimony.

Experiments On Stone: Four Women Artists From The Tamarind Lithography Workshop

Online

Drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection, Experiments on Stone: Four Women Artists from the Tamarind Lithography Workshop explores the prints produced by a group of artists at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop. Anni Albers, Ruth Asawa, Gego, and Louise Nevelson each completed two-month fellowships at Tamarind during the 1960s.

Lineage: Paul Klee and Ruth Asawa

SF MOMA 151 Third St, San Francisco, CA

This presentation highlights the affinity between Klee’s compositional approach and Asawa’s explorations of line and shape in works she created at Black Mountain College and in her first years in San Francisco, where she moved in 1949.

$25

Artist’s Choice: Yto Barrada—A Raft

MoMA 11 West 53 Street, Manhattan, New York, NY

In A Raft, Yto Barrada—an artist known for her multidisciplinary investigations of cultural phenomena and historical narratives—explores how artworks can provide models for reimagining relationships and alternative ways of being in our world.

Women in Abstraction

Guggenheim Bilbao Abandoibarra Etorb., 2, Bilbo, Bizkaia

Women in Abstraction aims to trace a lesser-told history of art primarily from the 20th and 21st centuries by focusing on the contribution of women artists to abstraction. The exhibition includes over 100 artists working across disciplines, such as dance, applied arts, photography, film, and performance art from Latin America, the Middle East and Asia, Europe, and the United States in order to tell an expansive and complex story with many voices.

€12

Ruth Asawa: All Is Possible

David Zwirner New York W 20th St. 537 W 20th St., New York, NY

Organized by Helen Molesworth, this exhibition aims to situate Asawa’s (1926–2013) iconic looped- and tied-wire sculptures in the context of her extraordinary drawings and her lesser known sculptural forms, offering viewers one of the most comprehensive looks at this artist’s work to date.