Past Exhibitions

Queen (A Portrait of Madonna)

Queen (A Portrait of Madonna)

The SCAD Museum of Art presents acclaimed video artist Candice Breitz’s "Queen (A Portrait of Madonna)." This multichannel video installation features avid Italian Madonna fans performing their way through Madonna’s "Immaculate Collection" album...

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Jennifer Rubell, digital photograph, 2011.

Free

Artist Jennifer Rubell creates participatory artwork that is a hybrid of performance art, installation and happenings. The SCAD Museum of Art has commissioned a site-specific installation that draws on these elements and uses a visual language...

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Jean-Michel Othoniel, "Untitled (grey and purple knot)," 2012.

OTHONIEL

"OTHONIEL" is a presentation of iconic large-scale steel and glass sculptures by prominent contemporary French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel. Befittingly selected for the Jewel Boxes of the SCAD Museum of Art, Othoniel’s fluid forms and lustrous...

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Antonio Lopez, "Norma Kamali, American Vogue," 1984.

Curated by André Leon Talley

Organized by Vogue contributing editor and SCAD trustee André Leon Talley, "Antonio Lopez and the World of Fashion Art" presents a rich overview of the creative and dynamic work of fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez (1943-87).Lopez’s seminal works...

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Angel Otero, "Untitled," oil skins on canvas, 2010.

Material Discovery

"Material Discovery" by Angel Otero features new paintings and original sculpture alongside a selection of recent works. A rising star in the contemporary art world, Otero is known for his process-based approach to painting, specifically his...

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Pit #4, #9, #7

"Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Pit #4, #9, #7" is a site-specific commissioned drawing by Los Angeles-based artist Ingrid Calame. Acclaimed for her painterly interpretations of the often disregarded markings left by passersby on floors, sidewalks...

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Rosemarie Fiore, "Firework Drawing #6," lit firework residue on paper, 2009.

Firework Drawings

"Firework Drawings" is a selection of large-scale works on paper created using live fireworks and their pigments. Employing this distinctive medium in a performative process, Fiore strikes a balance between control and chance, the lasting and the...

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Odili Donald Odita

Heaven’s Gate

In "Heaven's Gate," artist Odili Donald Odita has created an installation that celebrates color and light within the SCAD Museum of Art and highlights the multitude of ideas that might be considered when walking around its spaces. Through a...

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Jack Whitten, "Untitled Study #2," pastel and powdered pigment on paper, 1972.

Erasures

Jack Whitten’s reductionist palette and systematic processes achieve exceptional range and depth. This groundbreaking and historical exhibition features a selection of paintings and works on paper, many on view for the first time. The exhibition...

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Damian Ortega, "Belo Horizonte Project"

Belo Horizonte Project

The SCAD Museum of Art presents multimedia artist Damián Ortega’s "Belo Horizonte Project," featured in its entirety for the first time. Inspired by the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte's commitment to the marriage of urban and environmental...

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Yinka Shonibare MBE, Fake Death Picture (The Death of Chatterton-Henry Wallis)

Addio del Passato

The SCAD Museum of Art presents "Addio del Passato," an exhibition of new works by artist Yinka Shonibare, MBE. The exhibition will feature photographs from Shonibare’s allegorical "Fake Death Pictures" series, sculptures, and the film "Addio Del...

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Angelo Filomeno, "Dream of Flies (yellow, black)," embroidery on silk shantung stretched over linen, 90" x 90", 2010.

Various Artists

"Stretching the Limits: Fibers in Contemporary Painting" highlights artists who are exploring fibers-based media within the language of painting. This group exhibition broadens the dialogue of contemporary painting practices by showcasing the...

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Siemon Allen, "Cards," installation, trading cards, sleeves, dimensions variable, 2005.

Grids: An Archive of Collective Memory

"Grids: An Archive of Collective Memory" presents a collaged collector card installation by artist Siemon Allen. The "Cards" series is a grid compilation of military trading cards, spanning seven decades and illustrating a history of military...

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Ralph Lauren, floor-length evening dress, silk chiffon and spangles, fall 2011

Curated by André Leon Talley

Sponsored by M·A·C CosmeticsBuy the Little Black Dress book"Little Black Dress," curated by SCAD trustee and Vogue Contributing Editor...

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Aaron Douglas, "The Negro Speaks of Rivers (For Langston Hughes)," pen and ink on paper, 5.5" x 11", 1941.

Figurative Works Then and Now

"Pose/Re-Pose: Figurative Works Then and Now" showcases works from the Walter O. Evans Collection by acclaimed African American artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries in dialogue with contemporary artists who utilize the body as a...

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Lynda Benglis, Figure 2, aluminum, 2009.

Figures

The SCAD Museum of Art presents "Figures," four large-scale wall hangings by pioneering American artist Lynda Benglis. These cast aluminum works defy categorization, representing Benglis’ continued interest in blurring the boundaries between...

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Bharti Kher. A line through space and time, 2011.

Reveal the secrets that you seek

The SCAD Museum of Art presents an exhibition of new works by Bharti Kher. "Reveal the secrets that you seek" introduces a selection of Kher's new body of work that revolves around themes of male and female energies in flux, transformation and...

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Peggy Moffitt modeling Rudi Gernreich designs, 1966. Photograph by William Claxton.

The Total Look

The SCAD Museum of Art presents "The Total Look: The Creative Collaboration between Rudi Gernreich, Peggy Moffitt, and William Claxton." This multimedia exhibition celebrates the unique and dynamic collaboration between the great fashion designer...

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Iván Navarro, "Plunder (Dubai Towers - Doha)," neon, wood, paint, Plexiglass, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy, 98" x 40.5" x 7", 2011.

Heaven or Las Vegas

The SCAD Museum of Art presents a solo exhibition by artist Iván Navarro. In "Heaven or Las Vegas," Navarro has created a series of neon light wall sculptures based on the floor plans of 12 of the world’s best known skyscrapers, including the...

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Ralph Rucci, white double-faced silk/wool vertebrae gown, gloves, Spring 2004.  Photo by Dan Lecca.

Looking Back to the Future: Ralph Rucci Evolved

The SCAD Museum of Art is delighted to present Looking Back to the Future: Ralph Rucci Evolved, an exhibition of designs by Ralph Rucci recipient of the 2012 André Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award.

Featuring 27 looks...

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