Current Exhibitions

Weston's Women: Edward Weston and Cycles of Influence

Sun, 02/22/2015 - Sun, 06/21/2015

One of the most celebrated photographers of the twentieth century, Edward Weston (1886–1958) cultivated relationships with women whose influence profoundly affected his life and work. Not simply model, muse, or student, they were partners, activists, and artists themselves. In addition to Weston’s work, this exhibition of sumptuous and rare vintage prints features photographs by Magrethe Mather, Tina Modotti, Anita Brenner, Sonya Noskowiak, Imogen Cunningham, Charis Wilson, and Dody Weston.

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William Baziotes: Surrealist Watercolors

Wed, 05/13/2015 - Sun, 08/23/2015

William Baziotes (1912–1963) was an important contributor to Abstract Expressionism who also upheld the mysterious, dreamlike, and poetic aspects of Surrealism. Born in Pittsburgh and raised in Reading, Pennsylvania, Baziotes moved to New York City in 1933. He attended the school at the National Academy of Design and then worked on the New Deal Projects sponsored by the Roosevelt administration during the Great Depression. In the late 1930s he met a group of artists, including the Chilean émigré Matta (Roberto Matta Echaurren), who introduced him to Surrealism.

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