Winter 2020 Exhibitions
January 21-April 5, 2020
Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection“Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection” surveys art from three nations where unique and vibrant forms of modernism sprang forth in the 1960s and 1970s.
January 21 - April 5, 2020Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection
January 21-April 19, 2020
Terence Gower: Ciudad ModernaWorking in video, sculpture, drawing and photography, New York-based artist Terence Gower (b. British Colombia, 1965) investigates the material and intellectual histories of postwar positivism in art and architecture. The contemporary built environments of 1960s Mexico are the focus of his 2004 video, Ciudad Moderna.
January 21 - April 19, 2020Terence Gower: Ciudad Moderna
April 28-July 26, 2020
Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s – 1980sFrom the 1950s through the 1980s, painters and sculptors throughout the Arab world explored the challenges and possibilities of abstraction in art. “Taking Shape”, an exhibition of works from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), presents the work of Middle Eastern and North...
April 28 - July 26, 2020Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s – 1980s
May 7-June 21, 2020
While we're at it: 2020 Art Theory and Practice MFA Thesis Exhibition2020 Master of Fine Arts degree candidates in the Department of Art Theory and Practice at Northwestern University—present their thesis projects, concluding two years of intensive artistic development. This year's thesis exhibition is accompanied by events, programming and a publication conceived by the MFA candidates.
May 7 - June 21, 2020While we're at it: 2020 Art Theory and Practice MFA Thesis Exhibition
September 11-December 6, 2020
Sky Hopinka: Cloudless Blue Egress of SummerThe Block Museum presents Cloudless Blue Egress of Summer (2019) a two-channel video (13:15 min) by artist and filmmaker Sky Hopinka (b. 1984, Ho-Chunk Nation/Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians).
September 11 - December 6, 2020Sky Hopinka: Cloudless Blue Egress of Summer
January 30-July 25, 2021
Who Says, Who Shows, What Counts: Thinking about History with The Block’s CollectionThe Block’s 40th Anniversary celebration culminates with Who Says, Who Shows, What Counts: Thinking about History with The Block’s Collection, an exhibition inviting visitors to think critically about how artists, artworks, and museums engage with narratives of the past.
January 30 - July 25, 2021Who Says, Who Shows, What Counts: Thinking about History with The Block’s Collection