California Modernist Women – Groundbreaking Creativity

SFO Museum San Francisco Airport, San Francisco, CA, United States

California played a central role in the formation of a modern American aesthetic during the mid-twentieth century. Decorative arts and design reflected exciting new technologies and forms of expression. As […]

The Faces Of Ruth Asawa

Cantor Arts Center 328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way, Stanford, CA, United States

From the mid-1960s through 2000, Asawa created hundreds of individual face masks out of clay. With the Cantor's Asian American Art Initiative, this wall of 233 masks becomes a permanent part of their collection.


Generation: The Roots of Making in the Asawa-Lanier Family

Ruth's Table 3160 21st Street, San Francisco, United States

Ruth’s Table is pleased to present Generation: The Roots of Making in the Asawa-Lanier Family, a group exhibition that brings together four generations from a San Francisco family of makers. Inspired by our namesake, world-renowned artist Ruth Asawa, the exhibition serves as an opportunity to honor Asawa’s life-long commitment to community-based art education and activism in the arts.

Women and Abstraction: 1741-Now

Addison Gallery of American Art Phillips Academy 3 Chapel Avenue, Andover, MA, United States

The exhibition looks at how women from the 18th century to the present
day have deployed the visual language and universal formal concerns of abstraction—color, line, shape,
contrast, pattern, and texture—working across a wide variety of media, including painting, textiles,
sculpture, photography, drawing, and ceramics.

Black Mountain College: The Experimenters

David Zwirner London 24 Grafton Street, London, United Kingdom

David Zwirner is pleased to announce Black Mountain College: The Experimenters, a group exhibition on view in The Upper Room at the gallery’s London location.

Off the Grid: Post-Formal Conceptualism

Hosfelt Gallery 260 Utah St., San Francisco, United States

This sprawling group exhibition traces the use of the form of the grid in contemporary art, beginning with some of its most illustrious mid-20th century proponents. From there, it examines conceptual uses of the grid from the 1970s and 80s and utilizes that history to establish a vantage point from which to explore a current resurgence in the motif among contemporary artists of wide-ranging cultural backgrounds.

Ruth Asawa Through Line

Whitney Museum of American Art 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY, United States

Ruth Asawa Through Line is the first exhibition to examine Ruth Asawa’s oeuvre through the lens of her lifelong drawing practice.


Woven Histories: Textiles and Modern Abstraction

LACMA 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036, CA, United States

With over 150 works by an international and transhistorical roster of artists, this exhibition reveals how shifting relations among abstract art, fashion, design, and craft shaped recurrent aesthetic, cultural, and socio-political forces, as they, in turn, were impacted by modernist art forms.

Free – $25

Fog Design+Art

Fort Mason Center Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, Landmark Building C, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA, United States

Fog Design+Art celebrates today’s most significant contributors to the worlds of design and visual arts, including 45 leading international galleries.

In the Presence of: Collective Histories of the Asian American Women Artists Association

Berkeley Art Center 1275 Walnut Street, Berkeley, CA, United States

“What is an Asian American woman artist?” Karin Higa’s influential essay from 2002 recounts the historical exclusion of Asian American women from the male-dominated Asian American movement and the second wave feminists of the 1960s and 1970s by tracing the art and lives of the following Asian American women artists: Ruth Asawa, Hisako Hibi, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Rea Tajiri, and Hung Liu.