Past Exhibitions

  • April 27, 2023 - July 24, 2023
    Arthur Greenberg Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Exhibition
    “If you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him.” So said a Zen master in an iconoclastic koan—a paradoxical statement to provoke a disciple into understanding, in this case to warn against a doctrinal...   more
  • April 8, 2023 - July 24, 2023
    Garen Gallery
    I would like to be the air 
that inhabits you for a moment
 only. I would like to be that unnoticed 
& that necessary.  -- Margaret Atwood The air that inhabits features thesis projects by the...   more
  • March 22, 2023 - July 10, 2023
    James M. Kemper Gallery + Video Gallery
    Torkwase Dyson’s artwork engages urgent issues regarding architecture, infrastructure, and the social and political impacts of the climate crisis—bringing them into conversation with historical and...   more
  • March 10, 2023 - August 6, 2023
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery + Saligman Family Atrium
    Organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Fisk University Galleries, African Modernism in America is the first major traveling exhibition to examine the complex connections between African artists...   more
  • January 19, 2023 - April 9, 2023
    Teaching Gallery
    This installation begins with the question, How does color operate? From the purely rational (systematic) to the intuitive and emotional (poetic), color occupies elusive territory. It is a perceptual...   more
  • October 20, 2022 - November 6, 2022
    Ann and Andrew Tisch Park
    On view October 20–November 6 in Ann and Andrew Tisch Park of Washington University, this exhibition by German-Italian photographer and filmmaker Luigi Toscano comprises more than 90 larger-than-life...   more
  • September 23, 2022 - January 23, 2023
    Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus has been placed on her studio-based paintings. This...   more
  • September 23, 2022 - January 23, 2023
    Video Gallery
    The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view this fall at the Kemper Art Museum, is known for...   more
  • August 29, 2022 - January 2, 2023
    Teaching Gallery
    This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary artworks that variously incorporate consumer culture...   more
  • April 9, 2022 - July 25, 2022
    Barney A. Ebsworth Gallery
    Nine Ways from Sunday features thesis projects by the MFA in Visual Art candidates in the 2022 graduating class of the Sam Fox School’s Graduate School of Art. MFA candidates present artworks in various media...   more