Saint Mary's College 艺术博物馆



On view through June 23, 2024

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ΩA ωα


On view February 14 through June 23, 2024


ωα brings forward a visually enriched narrative that reimagines the traditional imagery of the black body in Christian art to empower lesser-known subjects through the canon of art history. Interweaving the oral histories and stories of Afro-Cuban religions, Rosales's depictions of the black body illuminate parallels in classical Western narratives while confronting the historical language of the Eurocentric male gaze. Referencing Greek, Roman, and European imagery, ωα inverts the narrative of how faith and orthodox-based stories are told, envisioning a new beginning rising from an end.

图像: 哈耳摩尼亚罗萨莱斯 (b.1984) Yemaya和Ibeji, 2022, oil on wood panel, Courtesy of Azita and George Fatheree.


PhotoUrbanism in San Francisco Bay, 1930s-1960s 

On view February 14 through June 23, 2024


Photographers interested in the ‘decisive moment’ often utilized the camera’s innate mechanical qualities to capture real-time experiences and explore modern art concepts of pattern, 对比, and light through the lens. The practice dominated mid-20th-century photography in the West. From the construction of the Bay Bridge to the revolutionaries of the Black Panthers, this exhibition features work by Ruth-Marion Baruch, 约翰·古特曼, Pirkle琼斯, 彼得Stackpole, 布雷特韦斯顿, 还有Max Yavno, whose photographs captured moments that came to define social urban history in the San Francisco Bay Area. This exhibition is organized in collaboration with Pier 24 and the Pilara Family Foundation.

图像: Pirkle琼斯 (1914-2009) High-rise Construction and Coit Tower from Russian Hill, San Francisco, 1962, Vintage gelatin silver print, Promised Gift of the Pilara Family Foundation.



Continuing through June 23, 2024

Hold It Lightly by 丽莎Congdon

Illustrator and fine artist Lisa Congdon's current body of work, 轻轻握住它, 探索快乐的主题, 解放, and radical inclusion displayed on printed matter featuring her bold, 色彩斑斓的 illustrations and hand-lettering. Congdon's work elevates mundane, simple shapes into discourse with symbols from nature and the supernatural in pared-down, 不拘小节, 色彩斑斓的, organized arrangements and graphic renderings. Typically working in paint, 轻轻地拿着 represents the artist's first exhibit of printed matter. 

图片来源:丽莎Congdon (b. 1968) 轻轻地拿着, 2023, Serigraph主编.1/50, Courtesy of 丽莎Congdon, Saint Mary's College 艺术博物馆 Permanent 集合, 2023.3.17.


Select Views of SMCMoA’s Permanent 集合

On view February 14 through 五月 12, 2024


小插曲 brings forward curated windows into the permanent collection explored through themes, 时代, 以及艺术史. Highlights include recent gifts into the permanent collection as well as the legacy collection of landscapes by William Keith. Featured works include modernist European prints by Georges Braque, 马克·夏卡尔, 厄休拉福, Kathe Kollwitz, 玛丽Laurencin, and Jacques Villon: California waterways by Armin Hansen, 路易斯·莱柏瑞, 我是Bertha Stringer Lee, Gottardo Piazzoni, Lundy Siegriest and Mireille Piazzoni Wood; pop art by Corita Kent and Andy Warhol; abstract expressionism by Seong Moy and Ruth Wall; and contemporary art by Joe Doyle, 大卫的格言, 黛安娜Rosenblum, 还有卡尔·斯派利奇.

图像: William Keith (1838-1911) 圣马特奥克里k, c. 1900, 布面油画, Gift of the University of the Pacific, Holt-Atherton Special 集合s and Archives, Saint Mary's College 艺术博物馆 Permanent 集合, 2023.4.1.

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