Art Expanded, 1958–1978
Drawn from the Walker’s extensive collection of artworks, films, archival materials and ephemera, this exhibition explores the many facets of the so-called “expanded arts” scene of the 1960s and 1970s, charting a transformational phase in the history of 20th-century art when artists around the world collectively began to challenge, critique and upend traditional media and disciplines.
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This Walker-organised exhibition, assembled with the assistance of the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, examines the intersections of art, architecture and design with the counterculture of the 1960s and early 1970s.
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The Rise & Demise of Otto Piene’s 'Black Stacks Helium Sculpture,' 1976
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Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting
For 50 years, Jack Whitten has explored the possibilities of paint, the role of the artist and the allure of material essence in his innovative studio process.
Jack Whitten on Mapping the Soul
As an abstract painter, I work with things that I cannot see, says Jack Whitten. "Google has mapped the whole earth. We have maps of Mars. We don't have a map of the soul, and that intrigues me."