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The Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco presents a new exhibition, “Resting Our Eyes,” showcasing the works of 20 multi-generational and multidisciplinary Black artists.
January 21, 2023 - June 25, 2023
The Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco presents a new exhibition, “Resting Our Eyes,” showcasing the works of 20 multi-generational and multidisciplinary Black artists. Curated by Tahirah Rasheed and Autumn Breon, the exceptional show celebrates the freedom of Black women by exploring the nuances of self-adornment, rest, and repercussions of the colonial gaze. Featuring work by Sadie Barnette, Hank Willis Thomas, Genevieve Gaignard, Simone Leigh, Lorna Simpson, and Mickalene Thomas, the inspirational exhibition will open on January 21 with a spoken word performance by artist Porsche Veu. The show’s curators invited Kimberly Fomby, founder of Sucre Couture, to design special statement jewels in honor of the exhibition. Notable works include Carrie Mae Weems’ striking photography, Helena Metaferia’s collaged paper headdresses, Alison Saar’s dynamic sculpture work, and Adana Tillman’s fabric appliques and hand embroidery.
On October 1, 2022, multimedia artist Jeffrey Gibson debuted the exhibition “This Burning World" at the Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco.
Museum of African Diaspora presents “The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion,” currently on view through March 5.
Museum of the African Diaspora presents an exhibition by artist Ashely A. Ross titled “10/17/03.”
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art presents “Corporeal,” a dynamic exhibition of sculptures that explore the human figure.
Jessica Silverman presents the solo exhibition “Pae White: Slow Winter Sun,” currently on view through February 25.
Jessica Silverman presents “David Huffman: Odyssey,” an exhibition of works from 2004 to 2009, currently on view through February 25.
Haines Gallery presents “Mike Henderson: Chicken Fingers, 1976-1980” in a special solo show of rarely seen early abstract paintings.
Lhola Amira’s “Facing the Future” is the artist’s first U.S. solo exhibition, comprised of new and recent works pertaining to ancestral connections.