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ON VIEW | A Loaded Camera: Gordon Parks

An exhibition celebrating The Capital Group Foundation Photography Collection at Stanford University, a 2019 gift to the Cantor Arts Center of more than one thousand twentieth-century American photographs.


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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ON VIEW | The Marmor Collection: Black and White Prints from the 1970s

This selection of American prints drawn from the Marmor Collection at the Cantor Arts Center highlights works from the early 1970s that capitalize on the simple but bold graphic impact of black against white.

Ellsworth Kelly (American, 1923–2015). White Bar with Black, 1973. Lithograph with pencil on Special Arjomari paper. © Ellsworth Kelly Foundation and Gemini G.E.L. LLC. Cantor Arts Center, Gift of the Marmor Foundation (Drs. Michael and Jane Marmor) from the collection of Drs. Judd and Katherine Marmor, 2015.67

EVENTS | 2022 Museums by Moonlight

Join us on September 17, 2022 for a black-tie gala under the stars featuring dining and dancing surrounded by the beauty of the Rodin Sculpture Garden.

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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.

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

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