Saturday, December 5
MEMBERS RECEPTION: Wednesday, October 7, 5-8 p.m.
ON VIEW: October 8, 2020 - January 17, 2021
Curated to appear together for the first time, the works in World Peace reflect the culture of identity, and the divided and fractured political climate of America’s past and present. This timely and compelling multi-media exhibition contains photography, sculpture, video, site-specific installations, works on paper and protest art that address the culture of American politics. The group show features both local and world-renowned artists, featuring commentary on contemporary media culture, the criminal justice system, and the relationship between science and religion.
Showcased local and international artists include: Enrico Baj, Huma Bhabha, Nayland Blake, Jennifer Bolande, Robert Buck, Alexander Calder, Class Action Collective, Renee Cox, Catharine Czudej, Jessica Diamond, Marcel Dzama, Naiad Einsel, Mark Flood, Richard Frank, Nicholas Galanin, Richard Hamilton, Spencer Heyfron, Jonathan Horowitz, Corita Kent, Glenn Ligon, Marilyn Minter, Cady Noland, Spencer Platt, Wendy Red Star, Tabor Robak, Taryn Simon, Devin Troy Strother, Tracy Sugarman, Frank Thiel, Hank Willis Thomas, Bill Traylor and Julia Wachtel.
MoCA Westport Executive Director Ruth Mannes and Head of Exhibitions Liz Leggett collaborated with Todd von Ammon, art dealer, independent curator and director of von ammon co., in Washington, D.C. to curate the exhibition.
2020 Online High School Student Art Exhibition
MoCA Westport is pleased to present the 2020 Online High School Student Art Exhibition.
Students throughout the region submitted paintings, photographs, collages and ceramics showcasing their talent and addressing these unprecedented times.
Art making and imagery provides a platform for understanding, dialogue, and expression, and we understand that young people are having their own particular experiences right now.
Thank you to everyone that shared their work, and thank you to the educators for providing your tireless support to our communities.