Dance Performance by Emma Lanier

Pulitzer Arts Foundation 3716 Washington Boulevard, St. Louis

Emma Lanier, dancer, choreographer, and granddaughter of Ruth Asawa, performs an original dance solo alongside the artist’s sculptures in Life’s Work. Though Asawa identified as a visual artist, she studied dance with Merce Cunningham in the summer of 1948 during her formative years at Black Mountain College. Through her performance, Lanier reflects on her grandmother’s […]

Between Form and Content: Perspectives on Jacob Lawrence and Black Mountain College

One of the most widely regarded American artists of the 20th century, Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) is known for his paintings, drawings, and prints that hover between abstraction and socially inspired narrative realism, chronicling African-American history and experience during his lifetime. Between Form and Content will be the very first exhibition to focus on Jacob Lawrence’s experiences during the summer of 1946, when Josef Albers invited Lawrence to teach painting at Black Mountain College.


Frieze Masters London

Regent's Park Gloucester Green, Regent's Park, London

Frieze Masters features more than 130 leading modern and historical galleries from around the world, showcasing art from the ancient era and Old Masters to the late 20th century.


Anni Albers at the Tate Modern

Tate Modern Bankside, London

Anni Albers combined the ancient craft of hand-weaving with the language of modern art. Exhibition at the Tate Modern.


The Bauhaus and Harvard

Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Mounted in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany, The Bauhaus and Harvard presents nearly 200 works by 74 artists, drawn almost entirely from the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s extensive Bauhaus collection.


The Medium Is the Message: Art since 1950

Cantor Arts Center 328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way, Stanford

Using works created since 1950, this exhibition explores the relationship between subject, content, and the materials that informed each object’s production.


Sam Talks — Revealing Ruth Asawa, Artist And Advocate

Seattle Art Museum, Plestcheeff Auditorium 1300 1st Ave, Seattle

Join us for a conversation on the remarkable life and work of Ruth Asawa (1926-2013), with curator Daniell Cornell and writer/curator Mayumi Tsutakawa.


Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 5th Ave, New York

The first-ever artist-curated exhibition mounted at the Guggenheim celebrates the museum’s extensive collection of modern and contemporary art. Curated by Cai Guo-Qiang, Paul Chan, Jenny Holzer, Julie Mehretu, Richard Prince, and Carrie Mae Weems — artists who each have had influential solo shows at the museum — Artistic License brings together both well-known and rarely […]


California Studio Craft

SFO Museum San Francisco Airport, San Francisco

SFO Terminal 2 Departures - Level 2 - Post-Security Featuring works from the Forrest L. Merrill collection Studio craft combines the characteristics of traditional, handmade craft with the refined qualities of fine art. Made by professional artist-craftspeople who work in a variety of media, studio craft includes both utilitarian items and more experimental pieces that […]

Masters of Modern Design Screening and Panel Discussion

deYoung Museum Golden Gate Park 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco

Join us in the Koret Auditorium for a special screening of Masters of Modern Design: The Art of the Japanese American Experience and a panel conversation with Ruth Asawa's children, Aiko Cuneo, Addie Lanier, and Paul Lanier, Ruth Asawa's biographer, Marilyn Chase, Masters of Modern Design's director Akira Boch, KCET/PBS SoCal/LinkTV Chief Creative Officer and […]