Works from the collection reveal global histories of the Indian Ocean in culture, commerce, and myth.
Curated by the BAMPFA Student Committee, this edition of Five Tables explores representations of the female figure in art across media and cultures.
In conjunction with this year’s Bay Area Science Festival, the BAMPFA art study centers present a special Five Tables viewing of art with a scientific bent.
This viewing session is an idiosyncratic celebration of two of the world’s most beautiful cities.
Slow down—men and women at work! Rubbernecking is encouraged in this study center viewing.
If the meek shall inherit the earth, the works on view in the study center show what a grand—also rocky, sandy, and dirty—inheritance this might be.
Independence may have its advantages, but the works on view in the study center this month show what artists can get done when they work together.
Extending the conversation on blackness and belonging articulated in About Things Loved, works on view this month explore the multiplicity of black art and its dialogue with dispossession, institutional collecting practices, black radical thought, and everyday life.
This month, we spotlight social critique as both entertainment and expression of outrage: works by Daumier, Goya, Hogarth, and more.
The BAMPFA study tables transform into a catwalk this month as we showcase art dressed to the nines.
Explore cities across the globe through a new lens with this selection of works from the BAMPFA collection.
An incendiary selection from the collection, from Asian scrolls to Ant Farm’s Media Burn.
Set sail from China to India and from Gauguin’s Brittany to the Golden Gate with this selection of oceanic artworks.