Consisting of sheets of paper tiled to represent an image of the moon, upon closer inspection, the design is made up of text that reads, “I Create as I Speak.” A single sheet is removed from the wall and rests on a lectern, with a microphone and a portable amplifier, inviting the viewer to interact with the work.
50,000 Beds was intended as an exploration of the interdependent roles of art and tourism. It was a collaboration with the three presenting organizations, the artists, and the hotel/business community.
Michael Somoroff's installation Illumination I defies easy categorization. Installed with its open side facing east, toward the rising sun, Illumination I stands over 20 feet high and weighs more than 22,000 pounds. Inspired by both spirituality and politics, Somoroff's work reveals its relationship to the phenomenon of light and the artist’s interest in sacred architecture.
June 24, 2007 to September 3, 2007 | June 24, 2007, to September 3, 2007
Judge’s provocative new installation focuses on the relationship between a large-scale cast concrete sculpture sited in the Museum’s inner courtyard and a twenty-nine-foot-long drawing that will fill the wall of the adjacent corridor gallery.
David Haislip has been taking pictures of artists installing work at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum for the past seven years. His unique, behind-the-scenes perspective has allowed him to take intimate and informal photographs of individuals who have exhibited at the Museum during that time.
The painted installation unfolded in three phases over the course of seven months. Each phase charted the movement of a shaft of afternoon light on the Museum from the northwest to the southeast, poetically referencing the movement of the sun across the sky.
Each of Jane Harris's painting is a controlled experiment limited to a tightly prescribed geometry of elliptical form that utilizes only two colors, painted with a uniform pattern of parallel brush marks.
Fred Wilson's exhibition displays his growing interest in the medium of glass. He has taken the title of the exhibition, "Black Like Me," from John Howard Griffin's groundbreaking 1961 book of the same name.
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present Connection to the Curious, a solo exhibition of the work of Emil Lukas, on view through October 9, 2005. Lukas is interested in the beauty that results from an open-ended exploration of materials and the art-making processes.
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to announce that David Opdyke has been selected as the recipient of the Aldrich Emerging Artist Award for 2004 by the curatorial staff of the Museum. This award is given to an artist whose work exhibits bold innovation, exciting originality, clear direction, and serious dedication.
Self-Sufficient Barnyard is an installation of 42 life-sized animals carved out of Styrofoam. The installation includes 3 pigs, 3 sheep, 1 steer, 30 chickens, and 5 rabbits, all deliberately sculpted to resemble computer-generated animals.
Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing #1123, Planes with broken bands of color covers 1,800 square feet of the gallery's south, west and north walls, leaving the east wall empty and establishing a specific vantage point for viewing the entire work.
June 12, 2004 to September 1, 2004 | June 12, 2004, to September 1, 2004
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present new work by Janice Caswell, on view January 19 through April 27, 2003. Installed in the Museum's Micro Gallery on the second floor, a space newly dedicated to the exhibition of small artist's projects, Caswell's colorful iconic maps will fill the diminutive gallery with glimpses of places both real and imagined.
Mark Dion: Full House is the first major New York area solo exhibition of this internationally-recognized American artist, on view from January 19 through April 27, 2003. As recipient of the prestigious 2001 Larry Aldrich Foundation Award, Dion was presented with $25,000 in October of 2001 and given the opportunity to mount a new exhibition at The Aldrich
Janine Antoni: The Girl Made of Butter, 1999 Larry Aldrich Foundation Award Exhibition was on view at The Aldrich from January 21, 2001, to May 20, 2001. In The Girl Made of Butter, Janine Antoni presents a new series of work focusing on the cow as subject and its metaphorical relationship to the mother.