Frank Moore / MATRIX 280: Theater of Human Melting

January 25–April 23, 2023

This exhibition represents a small portion of the vast body of creative work by the late Berkeley-based artist and teacher Frank Moore (1946–2013). Over the course of more than five decades, Moore, who was born with a physical disability, used painting, performance, public access television, and an extensive writing practice to explore the unlimited capacity for humans to connect. 

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  • Frank Moore: Patti Smith (detail), 1979; oil on canvas; 34 x 38 in.; Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Gift of Linda Mac and Michael LaBash, Inter-Relations.

  • Frank Moore: Batman's Face (detail), 1979; oil on canvas; 40 x 40 x 3/4 in.; collection of Michael LaBash and Linda Mac, Inter-Relations.

  • Frank Moore: Seascape (detail), 1965; oil on cardboard; 10 x 13 1/2 in.; collection of Michael LaBash and Linda Mac, Inter-Relations.

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