Exhibition | In the Meanwhile…Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art | Contemporary Art at Santa Barbara Museum of Art | Santa Barbara | Art Week

In the Meanwhile…Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art

Share this

Categories:

Exhibition Type:

Country:

Date: 
Sunday, 22 March 2020 to Sunday, 30 August 2020

Part I (March 22 – July 5, 2020): Works on Paper
Preston Morton Gallery

Part II (May 10 – August 30, 2020): Painting & Sculpture
Davidson Gallery

This two-part exhibition highlights recent acquisitions to SBMA’s permanent collection of contemporary art. Featuring over 40 artworks in a variety of media, including painting, printmaking, drawing, photography, and sculpture, the majority of the objects are on view at SBMA for the first time. These include painted works on paper by emerging artists acquired through the recently established Basil Alkazzi Acquisition Fund, as well as significant pieces by internationally recognized artists such as Sterling Ruby, Andrea Bowers, and Nigel Cooke. Tying these artworks together is a distinct sense of individuality, innovative use of materials, and playful ambiguity between traditional artistic genres.

The exhibition is comprised of works from artists in various stages of their careers, ranging from the emerging to the well-established. Artists include: Scott Anderson, Edgar Arceneaux, Elizabeth Bonaventura, Andrea Bowers, Bruce Conner, Nigel Cooke, Miles Coolidge, Petra Cortright, Noah Davis, Wim Delvoye, Jacci Den Hartog, Daniel Douke, Jim Drain, Vernon Fisher, Helen Frankenthaler, Peter Halley, Frederick Hammersley, Zach Harris, Naotaka Hiro, Mustafa Hulusi, Nathan Huff, Jim Isermann, Raffi Kalenderian, Tom Knechtel, Emma Kohlmann, Hew Locke, Eamon Ore-Giron, Carl Ostendarp, Cheryl Pope, Nathlie Provosty, Sterling Ruby, Aaron Siskind, Jeni Spota C., Donald Sultan, Stephanie Washburn, and Jane Wilbraham.

This exhibition is curated by Julie Joyce, Senior Curator, ArtCenter College of Design (and former Curator of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art) with assistance from Rachel Heidenry, Curatorial Assistant, Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

Image: 

Nathlie Provosty, Council, Untitled (16-38) (detail), 2016. Watercolor on paper, diptych. SBMA, Museum purchase with funds provided by The Basil Alkazzi Acquisition Fund, 2018.10.2a,b. © Nathlie Provosty. 

Telephone: 
8059634364
Venue ( Address ): 

1130 State Street Santa Barbara

Other shows from Santa Barbara Museum of Art

view
Highlights of American Art
08/15/2021
view
Facing Forward: Photographic Portraits from the Collection
08/15/2021 to 12/05/2021
view
Inge Morath
08/15/2021 to 12/05/2021
view
Fire, Metal, Monument: Bronze
08/15/2021

Pages

 

Related Shows This Week

view
Body•Mark | Chenlin Cai Solo Exhibition
11/12/2021 to 12/10/2021
view
Welcome Jack Schilder!
11/06/2021 to 10/31/2022
view
Blooming in the Whirlwind
11/13/2021 to 12/05/2021
view
The typology of wounds, the mapping of healing
09/21/2021 to 01/09/2022
view
Artist, Ann Mechelinck
11/01/2021 to 12/31/2021
view
Welcome Magda Betkowska!
10/17/2021 to 09/30/2022
view
Welcome Andrea Maw | Camelback Gallery Featured Artist
07/19/2021 to 06/30/2022
view
Brian Groombridge
10/21/2021 to 12/04/2021

Pages