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ON VIEW | The Faces of Ruth Asawa

This focused exhibition explores Asawa’s intimate relationship with clay and offers a new context with which to understand her diverse body of work.

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

ON VIEW | Day Jobs

This exhibition examines the overlooked impact of day jobs on the visual arts, and is comprised of more than 90 works by 36 established and emerging artists based in the United States.

An image of a woman on the left and a few other pictures on the right hand side depicting two men and a couple and three pairs of shoes

FINAL WEEK | Sofía Gallisá Muriente: Celaje (Cloudscape)

This exhibition explores the confluence of recent natural disasters with Puerto Rico’s colonial histories and present.

Sofía Gallisá Muriente (Puerto Rican, born in 1986), Celaje (Cloudscape), 2020. 16mm and Super8 film transferred to HD video, color, sound, 40 min. 57 sec. © Sofía Gallisá Muriente. Courtesy of the artist

LISTEN | The Faces of Ruth Asawa Audio Tour

Listen to the audio tour exploring the ongoing installation The Faces of Ruth Asawa produced by the Ruth Asawa Foundation.

Asawa 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.

the legend asian american art initiative on black font

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