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Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University

Flemish_12Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser

Through January 7, 2018

This mid-career survey of artist Nina Katchadourian — who is based in Brooklyn but was raised on the Stanford campus — explores several major bodies of her work including video, photography, sculpture, and sound installations. Using ingenuity and humor, Katchadourian’s art encourages us to reinvigorate our own sense of curiosity and creativity and to see our everyday surroundings as sites for discovery. Learn more


The Crown under the Hammer: Russia, Romanovs, Revolution

Through March 4, 2018
Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution of 1917 this exhibition examines the political, social, and cultural upheavals that transformed Russia in the final decades of the Romanov dynasty and the first years of Soviet Communism. Jointly organized by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives and the Cantor Arts Center, this dual-site exhibition features a wide variety of art objects and documentary material. Learn more

Rodin: The Shock of the Modern Body

Now on view

This exhibition celebrates Auguste Rodin’s relentless pursuit to convey complex emotions, diverse psychological states, and pure sensuality through the nude. A century after his death, Auguste Rodin continues to be recognized for making figurative sculpture modern by redefining the expressive capacity of the human form. Learn more

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