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July 30, 2022 – February 19, 2023

monochrome intaglio print that looks like a collage of stamps, torn pieces of paper, barcodes, gum wrappers, and more
Mohammed Omar Khalil, Cinnamon, 1979. Intaglio, 7 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Gift of Warrington Colescott and Frances Myers, Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.


Home, a multi-media exhibition, creates conversations around concepts often tied to the sense of home—memory, comfort, loss, displacement, and reclamation. Sometimes described as a state of mind, home occupies both a physical and emotional space. Each artist examines how the concept of home can alternate based on an individual’s perception, simultaneously serving as a site of renewal or rejection, longing or resistance. Whether stemming from self-selected removal or forced exile, the featured artists grapple with the impact of displacement and utilize their work to provide a space of meditation on the experience.

older person wearing a floral print button-up shirt, resting their arm against a surface, in a leafy, vegetal, floral setting
Pao Houa Her, untitled (Portrait) from the series After the Fall of Hmong Teb Chaw, 2017. Archival pigment print, 52.5 x 42 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Bockley Gallery.
Tom Jones, Cameryn Collins, 2021. Archival inkjet photograph with glass beads, shells, and rhinestones, 32 x 29 inches. Courtesy of the Artist.
person standing on a tall pile of rubble, wearing a dress, holding a wide paintbrush and brushing the surface of a collapsed concrete wall
Lida Abdul, White House, 2005. 16mm film transferred to video (color, silent), 4:58. Courtesy of the Artist and Giorgio Persano Gallery.

Exhibition Support

Exhibitions in the Henry Street Gallery are generously funded through an endowment established by the Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation.