11 am – 5 pm
Rose Art Museum
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453
Celebrating the Rose Art Museum’s 60th anniversary, the exhibition re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum “highlights the Rose’s radical roots, while showcasing the potential for future transformations,” says a Rose Art Museum spokesperson.
Consisting of artworks drawn from the museum’s permanent collection, the exhibition aims to recontextualize the familiar while introducing the new, displaying well-known works alongside emerging and historically underrepresented artists.
The exhibit “is a culmination of many years of research, teaching and critical thinking about the art historical canon—how it was forged, by whom, its biases, omissions and deliberate exclusions,” said Gannit Ankori, Henry and Lois Foster Director and Chief Curator. “The curatorial team and I knew that we didn’t want to feature the Rose’s incredible collection as a mere illustration of the traditional Euro- and U.S.-centric narrative of art. We didn’t want to reiterate such limited and limiting perspectives of human creativity.”
Across three galleries, re: collections features:
Raida Adon, Radcliffe Bailey, John Bankston, Matthew Barney, Christian Boltanski, Mark Bradford, Robert Capa, Sarah Charlesworth, Zoë Charlton, Robert Colescott, Renee Cox, Jamal Cyrus, Stuart Davis, Beauford Delaney, Jim Dine, Mark Dion, Rosalyn Drexler, Melvin Edwards, Marisol, Pepe Espaliú, Fred Eversley, Nona Faustine, Weegee, Ellen Gallagher, Ja’Tovia Gary, Paul Gauguin, Gregory Gillespie, Sam Gilliam, Nan Goldin, Adolph Gottlieb, Francisco de Goya, Myra Greene, Grace Hartigan, Marsden Hartley, Jenny Holzer, AJAMU (Ajamu Ikwe-Tyehimba), Robert Indiana, Jennie C. Jones, Vassily Kandinsky, Ellsworth Kelly, Wakamatsu Koichiro, Käthe Kollwitz, Willem de Kooning, Yayoi Kusama, Roy Lichtenstein, Morris Louis, Whitfield Lovell, Al Loving, Danny Lyon, René Magritte, Agnes Martin, Ana Mendieta, Mohau Modisakeng, Tracey Moffatt, James “Ari” Montford, Charles Moore, Robert Motherwell, Romando Vigil (Tse Ye Mu), Senga Nengudi, Claes Oldenburg, B. Ingrid Olson, Yoko Ono, Alfonso Ossorio, Irene Rice Pereira, Judy Pfaff, Pablo Picasso, Howardena Pindell, Elle Pérez, Robert Rauschenberg, Arthur Rothstein, Betye Saar, Kay Sage, Chéri Samba, Joan Semmel, Cindy Sherman, Lorna Simpson, Tuesday Smillie, Patti Smith, Florine Stettheimer, William Villalongo, Dahn Vo, Andy Warhol, Jack Whitten, Velino Shije Herrera (Ma Pe Wi), Fred Wilson, Francesca Woodman, and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.
re: collections will be on view for three years, with several rotations.
For more information, visit the Rose Art Museum website.
Images courtesy of the Rose Art Museum, unless otherwise noted