Featuring works from many cultures and time periods that resonate with the spirit of Surrealism, this exhibition explores the improbable, uncanny, mysterious, and miraculous as sources of artistic inspiration.Read full description
René Magritte: Duo, 1928; ink on paper; 19 1/4 x 23 1/4 in.; BAMPFA, museum purchase.
Masako Miki: Participation in Mysticism, 2015; silkscreen; 8½ × 11 in.; BAMPFA, gift of the artist. Photo: Courtesy the artist and CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibitions.
Join artists Marcela Pardo Ariza and Juan Carlos Rodríguez Rivera to build a surrealist tiny set, creating a space of possibility.
Programmed by Denise Kan
To celebrate the centennial of Surrealism, poet Rod Roland and daughter Coco lead an all-ages workshop in creating collaborative drawings and writings using the Surrealist exquisite corpse technique.
Explore the spirit of Surrealism with a special guided tour of Strange featuring expert ASL interpretation.
Beirut- and Bay Area–based, internationally acclaimed author Rabih Alameddine joins BAMPFA Director and Chief Curator Lawrence Rinder for a conversation on concepts of “strangeness.”
Exploring the multifaceted work of British-born American painter Gordon Onslow Ford, this symposium features talks by contributors to the recent monograph Gordon Onslow Ford: A Man on a Green Island.
Copresented by the Lucid Art Foundation
Director and Chief Curator Lawrence Rinder joins Curator’s Circle members for a festive reception at Babette, followed by a tour of the thought-provoking exhibition Strange.
Open to Curator’s Circle members at the $1,000 level and above
Explore the spirit of Surrealism with a guided tour of Strange.
An engaging walkthrough of the exhibition with its curator, who discusses themes of drama and memory, miracles and coincidence, myth and magic, and artistic oddities.