Art at the Center
Art at the Center looks at 75 years of collecting at the Walker – a history distinguished not only by bold and often risk-taking choices but also acquisitions that have consistently breached the boundaries of media or disciplines.
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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."
Zigzagging Between Public and Private: Tom Burr on Philip Johnson, Sexuality and Architecture
Tom Burr's sculpture ‘Zog (a series of setbacks),’ on view in the exhibition Question the Wall Itself, takes its name and inspiration from a feature of Minneapolis's Philip Johnson-designed IDS Center: the building's zigzagging glass profile.
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.
The Six Sides of Merce Cunningham
Choreographer Merce Cunningham took chances. Over a seven-decade career, his explorations reshaped dance into a new kind of art form, deeply influencing visual art, film, and music along the way. Through experimental collaborations with John Cage, Ro
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.
Merce Cunningham: Common Time
Renowned as both choreographer and dancer, Merce Cunningham (American, 1919–2009) revolutionised dance through his partnerships with leading artists who created costumes, lighting, films, music and decor, and whose independent creative instincts he h