Perspectives on the CollectionJuly 13–December 11, 2016
Berkeley Eye celebrates BAMPFA’s collection with nearly 150 works organized into thematic groupings, such as Human Nature; Space, Time, Energy; Barriers & Walls; Connection & Change.
Photographic carte de visite self-portraits by abolitionist, feminist, and orator Sojourner Truth.
Paintings and sculptures from India, Tibet, and Nepal provide a window into a divine Buddhist reality.
A monumental weaving by East Bay artist Terri Friedman, the second work in BAMPFA’s Art Wall series of commissioned temporary works.
Push and Pull: Hans Hofmann showcases signature works that manifest Hofmann’s dynamic painterly approach.
The work of Pat O'Neill, a pioneer of avant-garde film and optical printing techniques, including films, sculpture, photography, and works on paper.
First-generation Conceptualism, focusing on performance and language. Works by Ant Farm, Eleanor Antin, John Baldessari, James Lee Byars, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Bruce Nauman, Ed Ruscha, Yoko Ono, and more.
Compelling works from Fernando Botero's Abu Ghraib series.
This exhibition presents the films of Ana Mendieta (1948–1985) in the context of her own work and of the transformation of visual art in the 1970s.
Warhol prints from 1964 to 1977 that critique contemporary culture.
New works by the London-based painter reflect on sexuality and gender stereotypes in Kenya.
Transmission of the DharmaDecember 14, 2016–May 7, 2017
Cal ConversationsJanuary 18–April 30, 2017
An exhibition of poems and artworks developed in collaboration with UC Berkeley Professor Lyn Hejinian’s class English 190: Slow Reading / Slow Seeing.
Explore how artists, architects, and designers intersected with the counterculture of the 1960s and early 1970s.
Works from the collection examining the history of US human rights.
A one-man performance by Cliff Hengst, directed by Asher Hartman.