Past Exhibitions

July 10, 2012 to August 26, 2012
In conjunction with the JSMA's summer camp program, we present Movin’ On, an installation that depends on audience participation. Viewers must start the timer to see the old family movies, thereby committing themselves not only to thirty seconds of footage, but also to the permanent destruction of thirty precious seconds of the same film.
July 01, 2012 to September 09, 2012
For the past nineteen years Lynda Lanker, a Eugene, Oregon, based artist, has been traveling throughout the western United States sketching, painting, interviewing and photographing iconic women. This exhibition and accompanying publication will present the portraits and stories of forty-nine women, from thirteen western states, who gain their sustenance and livelihood from the land.
June 16, 2012 to March 02, 2014
This installation features distinguished examples of Joseon dynasty (1392–1910) through contemporary calligraphy and painting as well as a selection of contemporary Korean ceramics drawn from the JSMA and the distinguished private collection of Robert and Sandra Mattielli.
May 12, 2012 to September 16, 2012
This exhibition, curated by Lawrence Fong, Curator of American and Regional Art, and Danielle Knapp, McCosh Fellow Curator, and featuring more than 40 major works from her collection, will tell the story of Arlene Schnitzer’s personal relationships with the artists, curators and collectors she championed and influenced.
April 21, 2012 to August 19, 2012
Considered the "Avedon of Asia," Wong strives to distinguish his work by re-defining and re-styling glamorous figures with greater depth, texture, and imagination.
February 01, 2012 to July 15, 2012
A selection of eight of those gifts, plus two more Sekino portraits purchased using funds donated by McClain’s friends and admirers, are displayed in this inaugural installation celebrating Professor Sekino’s magnanimous gift and commemorating Yoko McClain.
January 21, 2012 to April 08, 2012
The first JSMA Art Department faculty exhibition in six years features the work of many artists who have joined the faculty recently as well as significant developments in the work of long-standing artists.
September 24, 2011 to December 31, 2011
Xiaoze Xie is one of the most prominent of China’s contemporary artists
March 22, 2011 to June 26, 2011
Curated by graduate student Ashley Gibson, the exhibition tackles issues that have long been taboo in Cuban socialist society. Since the early 1990s, Cuban artists and intellectuals have investigated the many complex identities that exist within Cuba and which reflect the intermingling of Africa, Europe, and Asia in the Caribbean. Afro-Cuban religion and culture have become important themes in the
January 15, 2011 to April 10, 2011
Running the Numbers by former corporate lawyer Chris Jordan presents a series of largescale digitally manipulated photographs composed of objects—brown paper bags, prison uniforms, plastic bottles, and more—that address issues relating to the environment, consumerism, health and sustainability.
December 17, 2010 to March 13, 2011
Yongsoo Huh, a collector and supporter of international contemporary art and particularly young artists, has lent the JSMA an exciting selection of recent work. Representing seventeen cutting-edge Korean artists, the exhibition focus on icoic figure paintings, landscapes and still lifes. A member of the museum’s Leadership Council, Huh has been a key player in Seoul’s contemporary art scene and is

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