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SOCIAL DISTANCING IS REQUIRED INSIDE THE MUSEUM. THE USE OF MASKS IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.

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ON VIEW | The Faces of Ruth Asawa

The Faces of Ruth Asawa is a single-object, long-term installation of 233 ceramic face masks Asawa created of friends, family members, and fellow artists. This is the first of three exciting exhibitions related to the Asian American Art Initiative opening at the Cantor in 2022.

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An image of artist Ruth Asawa infront of her Wall of Masks

EXPLORE | Asian American Art Initiative

Explore Asian American and Asian diaspora artists and their work at the Cantor, upcoming exhibitions and events. This recently established initiative is a significant effort to acquire, preserve, display and research Asian American art.

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the legend asian american art initiative on black font

ON VIEW | LJ Roberts: Carry You With Me

This exhibition consists of 26 six-by-four-inch embroidered portraits of artist LJ Roberts friends, collaborators, and lovers within New York’s queer and trans communities.

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LJ Roberts (American, born in 1980), Hannah (HH) Hiaasen and Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo, 2020-2021. Embroidery on cotton. © LJ Roberts. Courtesy the artist and Hales, London and New York

ON VIEW | At Home/On Stage: Asian American Representation in Photography and Film

This exhibition explores how Asian American artists’ work participates in conversations around identity and representation.

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A black and white photograph of people smiling and posing for the camera

ON VIEW | The Marmor Collection: Color as Form in Prints, 1953–1971

A selection of American and British prints drawn from the Marmor Collection at the Cantor Arts Center.

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a human figure against a green and white background

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