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  • Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective

    February 19–July 19, 2020

    The largest exhibition of Rosie Lee Tompkins’s work to date, this retrospective reveals her as a brilliantly inventive quiltmaker and an artist of stunning variety, depth, and impact.

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  • Art for Human Rights: Peace Now!

    February 26–July 12, 2020

    A selection of protest posters made in Berkeley in the sixties and seventies offers a chance to reflect on an era when Americans were at war with one another while waging war abroad.

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  • When All That Is Solid Melts into Air

    March 4–May 24, 2020

    Exploring the Intersection of the Folk and the Modern in Postcolonial India

    Drawing on BAMPFA’s collection of contemporary Indian folk art as well as less traditional forms, this exhibition tells the story of the momentous social and artistic transformations that unfolded in the relationship between the “modern” and the “folk” in India after 1947.

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  • The 50th Annual University of California, Berkeley Master of Fine...

    May 15–June 28, 2020

    For the fiftieth year, BAMPFA showcases the exceptional work of UC Berkeley MFA graduates. This year’s artists are Brian Bartz, Xandra Ibarra, Leena Joshi, Brontez Purnell, Ghazal Rahimi, and Jessica Robbins.

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