Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Faculty Recommendations for current Bay Area Exhibitions

Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought is an exciting opportunity to explore the subject of the tree in Jewish tradition through the lens of contemporary artists who enable us to see the world in new ways and to encourage us to find fresh meaning in tradition. Ending date: May 28, 2012

Mark Bradford Crafting abstract paintings from fragments of the urban environment — permanent-wave end papers, billboard paper, posters, newsprint — Mark Bradford has built a body of work that is richly layered in both material and meaning. Bringing together abstraction with social awareness the paintings subtly map the patterns of class, race, gender, and sexuality that structure American life, especially life in Bradford's own South Central Los Angeles neighborhood. Ending Date: June 17, 2012

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