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17 November 2012 – 17 February 2013
“Birds and Beasts” showcases Mark Hearld’s practice which stems from a love of the British countryside, curiosity for objects and a magpie approach to collecting. Hearld has taken inspiration from Yorkshire Sculpture Parks’s 500-acre historic estate and its inhabitant wildlife to create new work.
18 April 2012 – 29 April 2013
Filling the third-floor Edward Steichen Photography Galleries, this installation presents more than 250 works by approximately 90 artists, with a focus on new acquisitions and groundbreaking projects by Man Ray, László Moholy-Nagy, Aleksandr Rodchenko, Germaine Krull, Dziga Vertov, Gerhard Rühm, Helen Levitt, Robert Frank, Daido Moriyama, Robert Heinecken, Edward Ruscha, Martha Rosler, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Paul Graham, and The Atlas Group/Walid Raad.
30 November 2012-19 January 2013
Covering twenty years of artistic practice, from the nineties until today, the works featured in the exhibition are all related to collage, montage and fragmentation. The display is itself conceived as a collage in space by the juxtaposition of several mediums, the superimposition of works, and the presence of works composed of mirrors, fragmenting the exhibition and the public.
“Quay Brothers: On Deciphering the Pharmacist’s Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets” at The Museum of Modern Art
12 August 2012 – 7 January 2013
The Quays, identical twin brothers, have laboured together in their London studio, Atelier Koninck, for over 30 years, creating avant-garde stop-motion puppet animation, live-action films, and graphic design that challenge easy categorization. This show at MoMA includes over three dozen collage works
“Collage at 100: Strange Glue” (Collage & Installation) at Thompson Gallery at The Cambridge School of Weston
13 October 2012 -13 January 2013
In 1977, Romare Bearden (1911–1988), one of the most powerful and original artists of the 20th century, created a cycle of collages and watercolours based on Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey. Rich in symbolism and allegorical content, Bearden’s “Odysseus Series” created an artistic bridge between classical mythology and African American culture.