Past Exhibitions

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

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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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Dario Escobar, “Untitled,” wood, plastic, paint and stainless steel, 75" x 45" x 3.75", 2011.

Singular-Plural

The SCAD exhibitions department presents Dario Escobar: Singular-Plural, a selection of re-worked industrial objects and works on paper highlighting form, function and concept.

Escobar pulls everyday objects—a skateboard, a...

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Jane Alexander, "Frontier with Ghost"

Surveys (from the Cape of Good Hope)

The SCAD Museum of Art presents Jane Alexander: Surveys (from the Cape of Good Hope), the first major North American survey exhibition of site-specific tableaux, sculptures and photomontages by South African artist Jane Alexander. This...

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Fred Wilson

Life’s Link: A Fred Wilson Installation

The SCAD Museum of Art is pleased to “re-present” the Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art by 2012 deFINE ART artist honoree Fred Wilson. An...

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Sigalit Landau, "Salted Lake"

One Man’s Floor Is Another Man’s Feelings

One Man’s Floor is Another Man’s Feelings brings together installations and videos by artist Sigalit Landau previously featured in the Israeli Pavilion during the 54th Venice Biennale, 2011.

Shown together for the first time...

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Mohamed Bourouissa: "Le Miroir (The Mirror)"

Le Miroir (The Mirror)

"Le Miroir (The Mirror)" is a solo exhibition of photographs by French artist Mohamed Bourouissa, guest curated by lecturer, art critic and independent curator Simon Njami. "Le Miroir (The Mirror)" is a way to address metaphorically any given...

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Kehinde Wiley, "Alexander the Great"

Selected Works

Los Angeles native and New York-based visual artist Kehinde Wiley has firmly situated himself within art history's portrait painting tradition. As a contemporary descendent of a long line of portraitists - including Reynolds, Gainsborough, Titian...

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The Crossing

The Crossing

To inaugurate the newly designed and expanded SCAD Museum of Art, the Savannah College of Art and Design is pleased to present Bill Viola’s video installation, The Crossing.Co‐commissioned by SCAD in 1996, Bill Viola's The Crossing...

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New Growth: Stratum Field

New Growth: Stratum Field

Commissioned by SCAD for the debut of the SCAD Museum of Art, New Growth: Stratum Field is a site-specific sculptural installation designed and constructed to converse with the resonant features of museum's new 290-foot south-facing...

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Liza Lou, Let the Light In

Let the Light In

In honor of the reopening of the SCAD Museum of Art, the Savannah College of Art and Design presents Let the Light In, a solo exhibition by artist Liza Lou. In her newest body of work, Lou creates sculptures and reliefs that reference...

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Alfredo Jaar Exhibition, May 1, 2011

May 1, 2011

On the night of May 1, 2011, an image was transmitted throughout the world that is now considered a milestone for image politics, and has entered the collective memory of the U.S.’s campaign against al-Qaida and the war on terror. It shows a...

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