Series

Atrium Project

Description

The Atrium Project invites artists from all points in their careers to respond to the museum's bright, two-story entrance through a new large-scale work.

Exhibitions

2019

2018

  • Atrium Project:Federico Herrero
    A large wall features a prominent, colorful mural. Light shining from windows casts colorful shadows on the floor.
  • Atrium Project:Lorna Simpson
    White icicle-like formations layered above plumes of blue smoke fill two side-by-side panels.
    1. Long Billowing blue smoke fills the bottom of two side-by-side panels. Layers of white icicle formations obscure black-and-white newspaper clippings in the middle sections of each panel. Behind the forms, a wash of black, grey, and white fills the tops of each panel.

2017

  • Atrium Project:Lorna Simpson
    White icicle-like formations layered above plumes of blue smoke fill two side-by-side panels.
    1. Long Billowing blue smoke fills the bottom of two side-by-side panels. Layers of white icicle formations obscure black-and-white newspaper clippings in the middle sections of each panel. Behind the forms, a wash of black, grey, and white fills the tops of each panel.
  • Atrium Project:Joyce Pensato
    A collage on paper featuring two sets of black and white cartoonish eyes and mouths, on top of which are affixed two photographs of a young Abraham Lincoln, the whole composition splattered with drips of black and white paint.

2016

  • Atrium Project:Joyce Pensato
    A collage on paper featuring two sets of black and white cartoonish eyes and mouths, on top of which are affixed two photographs of a young Abraham Lincoln, the whole composition splattered with drips of black and white paint.