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"Breakdown" by Jeffrey Gibson

"Breakdown" by Jeffrey Gibson

March 27, 2019–October 28, 2019


Jeffrey Gibson (U.S.A., b. 1972), Breakdown, 2018.Acrylic and graphite on canvas, glass beads, artificial sinew, and acrylic felt on canvas over wood panle. Palmer Gross Ducommun Fund, 2018.69

Breakdown (2018) by Jeffrey Gibson (U.S.A., b. 1972), who is of Mississippi Choctaw and Cherokee heritage, is the first object by the artist to enter the Cantor’s collection. Gibson’s piece adds to the Cantor’s representation of Native American artists and diversifies the museum’s contemporary American art offerings.

Museum Hours

Monday: 11AM–5PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11AM–5PM
Thursday: 11AM–8PM
Friday-Sunday: 11AM–5PM

Map and Directions

The Cantor Arts Center is located at the intersection of Museum Way and Lomita Drive in the heart of the arts district on the Stanford campus. The Cantor faces the Bing Concert Hall across Palm Drive, northwest of The Oval and the Main Quad.

328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way
Stanford, CA 94305-5060

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Parking is limited. Visitor parking is available on Lomita Drive and in a nearby parking structure at Roth Way and Campus Drive. On weekdays until 4PM visitors may use marked, metered spots. On weekdays after 4PM and all day on weekends, visitor parking is free and visitors may also use A and C permit spaces.

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