Moletsane’s vibrant, large-scale portraits for the Art Wall draw on both traditional African visual culture and Afrofuturism.
Explore the creative energies that have emerged from the Bay Area over the past two centuries with this sweeping array of art, film, performance, poetry, and archival materials.
This selection of historical works explores how physical violence and suffering have been represented in art, from the promise of transcendence to political critique.
Al Wong’s photocollage portraits of the sister he never met form a meditation on displacement and the collision between personal and geopolitical histories.
This annual showcase celebrates the diverse and exceptional work of new graduates from the MFA program at Cal.
Works dating from the second century through the twentieth reveal how Buddhist power was visually expressed and transmitted throughout Asia.
New work by two artists who got their start in San Francisco in the 1990s and have maintained a strong artistic dialogue ever since.
Recent additions to the BAMPFA collection feature unusual approaches to color and form—plus a unicorn.
A fresh iteration of our innovative exhibition exploring the creative energies that have emerged from the Bay Area over the past two centuries.
Leonard’s photographs are rare, intimate documents of life in Oakland in the 1960s and 1970s.
The first retrospective of an enormously influential artist whose photographs capture the creative subcultures of downtown New York in the 1970s and 1980s.
This first survey of Vicuña’s work stages a conversation about discarded and displaced people, places, and things in a time of global climate change.
The pioneer of the 1960s design phenomenon Supergraphics creates a new piece for BAMPFA’s Art Wall.