Mar 1, 2022 - Oct 23, 2022
Over the past three decades, Yinka Shonibare CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) has emerged as one of the most imaginative and subversive artists of his generation. The exhibition title Planets in My Head is a metaphor for the artist’s subversive imagination and his artistic journey as a self-described “postcolonial hybrid.”
Sep 2, 2022 - Nov 27, 2022
Mark Mennin’s sculpture seeks to make us more stone “literate”—better able to appreciate and read this ubiquitous material. The distinct physical traits of various stone, formed over millions of years, contain clues to its geologic and geographic origins. Mennin has remained fascinated with this primal matter for over 40 years, finding within it limitless possibilities for creative expression. As he states, “Stone provides the challenge of making work that’s contemporary and relevant out of something that has more historical baggage than any other material.” Indeed, the artist’s masterful and playful stone sculptures offer fresh insights into this ancient artistic medium.