New exhibition—A new retrospective of the painter’s abstract experiments in form, texture, and color.
Friday, October 19, 6 PM. Curator, cultural strategist, and organizer Ashara Ekundayo presents Riot Babies, a multisensory soundtrack through a political lens of “Loving Blackness.”
October 19–November 29. In conjunction with a new book, these films focus on the radical cinema that emerged from the political and social upheavals of the late sixties.
Saturday, October 20, 1:30 PM. Join scholars and artists in discussion on the innovations found in Harvey Quaytman: Against the Static.
Sunday, October 21
The eclectic musician incorporates yodeling, scat singing, and spoken word into her happily subversive art.
Wednesday, October 24
The playwright and filmmaker talk about their experimental documentary chronicling the disappearance of the neighborhood laundromat.
Saturday, October 27
The exhibition curator speaks about Hujar’s compelling work and presents a screening of Peter Hujar: Immersion.
Friday, November 2
The creative organization, whose mission is to curate and assemble a collective and distinct understanding of black visual culture, introduces a program of radical shorts.
Wednesday, November 7
Join the curator for an exhibition walk-through exploring connections between early twentieth-century scientific advances and innovative midcentury artists.
Thursday, November 8
Lecture: The Intersection of Art and Science in the Age of Einstein
Sunday, November 11
The curator and California Institute of Integral Studies professor introduces a screening of Dariush Mehrjui's film.
Wednesday, November 14
A lively and accessible explanation of two key concepts in modern physics that inform artworks on view in Dimensionism.
German film artist Ute Aurand joins us to present her lyrical works alongside shorts by American underground filmmaker Marie Menken and Scottish film poet Margaret Tait.October 17–21, 2018
Radical films from around the world that emerged from the political and social upheavals of the late sixties.October 19–November 29, 2018
Survey the career of an unsung artist whose abstract experiments in form, texture, and color are formally rigorous and rich with sensuality and humor.October 17, 2018–January 27, 2019
A retrospective of a key artist of the Italian cinema, whose films are rich in resonance and throbbing with life.September 14–November 30, 2018
Recent paintings that tussle with culturally prescribed identities and probe the margins where meaning remains unfixed, illegible, and subject to question.September 19–November 18, 2018
Contemporary works alongside the historical pieces that influence themOctober 3, 2018–May 26, 2019
BAMPFA’s outstanding collection of historical European art—including several important new acquisitions—is showcased in this exhibition, the culmination of a major research and conservation effort.September 19–December 16
The choreographer selects films that inspired his dance work Pepperland.September 28–November 25, 2018
A selection of works from BAMPFA's collections that utilize redacted text, spaces, and elements to both illustrate and obscure the precarious nature of truthSeptember 19–November 25, 2018
An expansive avant-garde showcase of films from the early twentieth century to the present, with many special guests in person.September 5–November 28, 2018
Explore the director's work in depth with this screening/lecture series, part of a UC Berkeley course and open to the public.August 29–November 28, 2018
A new, site-specific installation by the creator of the 1960s design phenomenon Supergraphics.August 15, 2018–March 3, 2019
The first retrospective of this influential artist, who described his own work as “uncomplicated, direct photographs of complicated and difficult subjects,”June 30–November 18, 2018
Recent releases, restored classics, and special guests grace the Barbro Osher Theater.Ongoing