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an in-gallery view of the exhibition start of Day Jobs

The Cantor hosts a landmark exhibition examining the overlooked impact of day jobs in the visual arts

Newly opened Day Jobs at the Cantor Arts Center features more than 90 works by 36 established and emerging artists based in the United States whose day jobs dramatically altered their artistic trajectories in surprisingly profound ways. The large-scale multimedia exhibition is on view in four galleries on two museum floors through July 21, 2024.

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Nannies, security and hairdressers: artists and their day jobs

‘Day Jobs’, a group exhibition on view at the Cantor Arts Center, California, looks at how artists are earning their living.

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How the nine-to-five gave artists ways to make a living

The simplicity of the idea behind ‘Day Jobs’, an exhibition that explores how workaday occupations have shaped what artists make, conceals the inventiveness at its core. By examining dozens of artists – including such well-known figures as Lillian Schwartz and Andy Warhol as well as less established ones – through the lens of their non-art work, curator Veronica Roberts flips the script.

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A collage of people in shades of brown