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Past Exhibitions

Faculty Exhibition 2020

Feb 1–Jul 31, 2020

Every four years, the Chazen showcases art by university faculty. A tradition since the museum opened, the show has usually included only faculty and emeriti from the art department.

Fabrice Monteiro: The Prophecy

Oct 5, 2019–Jan 5, 2020

Fabrice Monteiro is a photographer and visual artist who lives and works in Dakar Senegal. In 2013, he began a project in Senegal called The Prophecy to raise awareness in the local population of the serious environmental scourges that the country suffers as well as the consequences of excessive consumption.

BAM! Sanford Biggers at the Chazen

Jun 28–Sep 22, 2019

Exhibition Overview Sanford Biggers uses a wide range of media—including painting, sculpture, video, film, multi-component installations, and performance—to encourage meaningful dialogue around narratives in American […]

Secrete, Augment, Testify: Works by Chloe Darke

Apr 26–Jun 16, 2019

The 2019 Russell and Paula Panczenko MFA Prize has been awarded to Chloe Darke. Darke’s work suggests historic or perhaps futuristic medical apparatus: a row […]

Un/Seen: The Alchemy of Fixing Shadows

Feb 15–Apr 14, 2019

The earliest photographic processes were simultaneously science, art, and magic. This new, strange alchemy concealed as much as it revealed, light and silver halide combining, […]

Southern Rites by Gillian Laub

Jan 25–May 12, 2019

Exhibition Overview In 2002, Gillian Laub was sent on a magazine assignment to Mount Vernon, Georgia, to document the lives of teenagers in the American […]

Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home

Nov 24, 2018–Jan 6, 2019

Exhibition Overview How does lack of safety and security affect our psyche and ability to live and flourish? Fourteen contemporary artists tackle the public issue […]

Warrington Colescott: Wisconsin Master

Oct 23, 2018–Mar 3, 2019

Exhibition Overview Prints by Warrington Colescott are on view at the Chazen Museum of Art on the second floor of the Chazen building. Colescott, a […]