Exhibitions on view at Bronx Museum of the Arts

Exhibitions on view

Beyond the Supersquare
Through January 11, 2015
Beyond the Supersquare explores the indelible influence of Latin American and Caribbean modernist architecture on contemporary art. Co-organized by Holly Block and María Inés Rodríguez, Beyond the Supersquare examines the complicated legacies of modernism through architecture and thought—as embodied by the political, economic, environmental, and social challenges faced by countries throughout Latin America—through the unique perspective of 30 artists working today. Read more >

Bosco Sodi: Untitled
Bosco Sodi’s paintings and sculptures play with notions of experimentation and material spontaneity. In his latest installation, Sodi utilized the remains of sculptures damaged during Hurricane Sandy as a foundation to create new, durable artworks that could transcend the limits of time. The waterlogged remnants were clumped onto a circular base, creating a cluster of stalagmite shapes over a period of time, which were then cast in bronze. For Sodi, the physical process involved a balance of chance and minimal control, where the “goal is to find the accident that is achieved when many variables are involved.” The Bronx Museum will present all three sculptures on its North Wing terrace. Read more >
Here I Am: Photographs by Lisa Leone
Through January 11, 2015
The Bronx – Paris – Los Angeles – early 1990s – hip hop. This culture of music, dance, art and fashion is forever in its nascent and most authentic inHere I Am: Photographs by Lisa Leone. From Nas in the first studio recordings for what would become his iconic debut album Illmatic, to Snoop on the set of his first video, from ingénue Debi Mazar on the subway to Grandmaster Flash at a RockSteady reunion, Leone’s photographs open portals to the sounds, places and, most importantly, the people who forged and continue to influence the energy that is hip hop. Read more >
in print / imprint: works from the permanent collection
Through January 11, 2015
Over the course of its forty-year history, the Bronx Museum has drawn together a significant collection of prints and graphic-art works, guided by its mission to give visibility to artists of African, Asian, and Latin American descent. For these artists, the print medium has been an invaluable tool for channeling their aesthetic and political concerns. Read more >
Michael Joo: Suture
Through January 4, 2015
Michael Joo: Suture is the culmination of Joo’s ongoing research about Cameron’s Line, the geological rift that straddles from Manhattan, and the Bronx, through Ridgefield, Connecticut, and ultimately into Vermont. As in Joo’s recent exhibition at the Aldrich Museum, the artworks on display at the Bronx Museum are site specific and conceived specifically for its lobby space. Read more >
Rethinking the Garden Casita
Through January 11, 2015
From Puerto Rico to the South Bronx, the casita, or “little house” in Spanish, is the social centerpiece and focal point of many community gardens. New York Restoration Project (NYRP), in partnership with the Urban Air Foundation, enlisted TEN Arquitectos and engineers at Buro Happold to rethink the traditional casita as a modular kit of parts. Plans, sketches, renderings, and images of TEN Arquitectos’ design are on view at the Bronx Museum. Read more >

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