Best known as a performance artist, Esparza began his career in visual arts as a painter, yet was unable to relate to the “old master” paintings and drawings that he studied as an undergraduate. He turned instead to performance, making …
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This exhibition was curated by Margo Cohen Ristorucci MA ’17. Borrowing its title from the final lines of This Is How You Lose Her — Junot Díaz’s collection of short stories chronicling the fallout of infidelity — The Half-Life of Love …
The Space Between, curated by Nina Wexelblatt MA ’16, disperses installations by seven artists in interstitial spaces on the MASS MoCA campus to explore ways we can actively inhabit the state of “just passing through” the nooks and crannies that typically separate exhibitions.
Get acquainted with the art of Nick Cave as he shares his vision of how objects can provoke vital exchanges about class, race, and identity. This discussion will offer a preview of Cave’s most ambitious installation to date: Until, an exhibition and performance space scheduled to …
Bibliothecaphilia, curated by Allie Foradas MA ’15, explores the medium and ethos of libraries: institutions straddling the public and private spheres, the escapism that they offer, their status as storehouses for books, and the way that these objects circulate.
In Transit: Between Image and Object, curated by Robert Wainstein MA ’14, incorporates storage and transportation containers into vivid multimedia installations.
Curated by Martha Joseph MA ’13, Love to Love You, on view at MASS MoCA, explores popular fan culture, devotion, and obsession through recent contemporary art.
Making Room: The Space Between Two and Three Dimensions, curated by Caitlin Condell MA ’12 and Alexandra Nemerov MA ’12 under the mentorship of Susan Cross MA ’94, brings together an international group of young artists who combine two and three dimensional media to explore a liminal territory between the real and imaginary.