Past Exhibitions

Watercolor and acrylic on canvas word illustration that says dèyè mòn, gen mòn0
Santiago Cucullu:
 You still make me tremble
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2 channel installation of Kenneth Tam: Silent Spikes with a tunnel on one screen and seated cowboys on the other0
Kenneth Tam:
 Silent Spikes
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Showing a kitchen or dining area covered in images or prints with Chinese decoration0
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Acrylic on canvas painting titled 'Antiguo' by Mauricio Ramirez, featuring a man wearing a headdress, painted in a mosaic style.0
Caja de Visiones:
 Arte moderno y contemporáneo de México en el Medio Oeste de los Estados Unidos
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the windows with writing on the front of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, showing part of the AMENDs exhibition inside the building0
 Nick Cave and Bob Faust
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Gouache and chalk pastel illustration featuring a girl from the chest up blended with a wolf0
Natalie Frank:
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Jacob Lawrence, Dining Out, 1937. Gouache, 11 1/2 x 9 in. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Gift of the Estate of Janet Ela.0
Full Circle:
 Acquisitions and Exhibitions
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These Unruly and Ungovernable Selves:
 Michelle Handelman
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illustration of a woman surrounded by smaller scenes and people against a backdrop of shapes and trees0
Gladys Nilsson:
 Out of This World
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Patricia Kirby, Mindfulness, 2021. Multimedia work on paper, 11 x 13 1/4 inches. Courtesy of the Artist.0
Alone Together:
 Perspectives on Isolation
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Amy Cutler, Viragos, 2003. Gouache on paper, 19 ½ x 30 inches. Private Collection, New York. Image © Amy Cutler, courtesy Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York.0
Amy Cutler:
 A Narrative Thread
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Patrick Martinez, Hold the Ice, 2020. Neon, 36 x 22 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Charlie James Gallery.0
Patrick Martinez:
 Signs of the Times
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Jojin van Winkle, The Destruction Project – Derby Dashes 1 – Summer/ Lodi WI, 2017. Digital print, 18 x 24 in. Courtesy of the Artist.0
Jojin Van Winkle:
 The Destruction Project
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James Cagle, Aurora, 2019. Archival pigment print, 6 x 5 inches. Courtesy of the artist.0
James Cagle:
 A Final Meditation on Art
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Jenny Holzer:
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Roger Brown, Forest Fire, 1976. Oil on canvas, 52 x 72 in. Promised gift of Mark and Judy Bednar.0
Uncommon Accumulation :
 The Mark and Judy Bednar Collection of Chicago Imagism
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Ray Yoshida:
 The Spaces in Between
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James Cagle, Excavation, 1974. 16mm color film (digitized), with sound, 5:00 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and the New York Filmmakers' Cooperative.0
James Cagle:
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Wisconsin Triennial:
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Shimon Attie, The Crossing, 2017. Single-channel video with 4.1 audio, 7:59 minutes. Courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.0
Shimon Attie:
 The Crossing
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Tyanna Buie, The Front Porch, 2017. Screenprint, hand-applied ink, and Caran d'Ache monotype on paper, 96 x 84 inches. Image courtesy the Artist and The Alice Wilds Gallery, Milwaukee.0
Tyanna Buie:
 After Image
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Jeffrey Gibson (Mississippi Band Choctaw/Cherokee), Like A Hammer, 2014. Elk hide, glass beads, artificial sinew, wool blanket, metal studs, steel, found pinewood block, and fur; 56 × 24 × 11 in. Collection of Tracy Richelle High and Roman Johnson, courtesy of Marc Straus Gallery, New York. Image courtesy of Jeffrey Gibson Studio and Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, California. Photograph by Peter Mauney.0
Jeffrey Gibson:
 Like a Hammer
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Gladys Nilsson, Beautify, 1994. Watercolor, gouache, and collage on two sheets of paper, 8 x 5 1/2 inches (each). Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. The Bill McClain Collection of Chicago Imagism.0
Eye Deal:
 Abstract Bodies of the Chicago Imagists
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Fred Stonehouse, Untitled, 1987. Mixed media on paper, 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Purchase, through Arts Midwest with matching funds from the Rudolph and Louise Langer Fund.0
Mirror Image
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Tova K., Sea Creature, watercolor. Grade 11, James Madison Memorial High School, 2018. Art teacher Josh Newland.0
Young at Art:
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Nathaniel Mary Quinn:
 This is Life
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Frida Kahlo, Pitahayas, 1938. Oil on aluminum, 10 x 14 inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Bequest of Rudolph and Louise Langer. © 2013 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.0
Frida Kahlo:
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Joel Shapiro, Untitled, 1990-91. Bronze, 35 x 71 x 37 inches. ©2018 Joel Shapiro / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy of the artist.0
 The Bronzes
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William J. O'Brien, Reliquary, 2017. Installation view, Shane Campbell Gallery (Dec. 17, 2017 - Feb. 4, 2018). Courtesy of the Artist, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York. Photo: Evan Jenkins.0
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 A Celluloid Experience by M.J. Paggie
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Marko Spalatin, Marko to Kim, 1968. Color screenprint, 23 x 28 inches. Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Birkhauser.0
Far Out:
 Art from the 1960s
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Irene Grau: construction season, 2018. Image courtesy of the artist.0
Irene Grau:
 construction season
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Jane Hammond, Irregular Plural II, 1995. Oil and paper collage on shaped canvas, 73 x 87 1/2 inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Gift of Lillian Heidenberg. © Jane Hammond, New York.0
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José Carlos Teixeira. ON EXILE, elsewhere within here (video still), 2017. Single-channel video with sound, 70 minutes. Courtesy of the artist.0
José Carlos Teixeira: ON EXILE
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Ed Paschke, Suture, 1985. Oil on linen, 42 x 80 inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. The Bill McClain Collection of Chicago Imagism.0
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Jaume Plensa, Talking Continents, 2013. Stainless steel, 19 components, dimensions variable. © Jaume Plensa. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co.0
Talking Continents
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Sonja Thomsen, in the space of elsewhere (installation detail), 2017. Mixed-media, site-specific installation. Courtesy the artist.0
 in the space of elsewhere
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Rashaad Newsome, Stop Playing in My Face! (video still), 2016. Single-channel video with sound, 04:02 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and De Buck Gallery, NY.0
Rashaad Newsome:
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Chele Isaac, the understory (video still), 2017. Seven-channel video with sound. Courtesy the artist.0
Chele Isaac:
 the understory
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Kenneth Josephson, New York State, 1970, 1970. Gelatin silver print, 10 7/8” x 13 7/8” inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Purchase, through National Endowment for the Arts grant with matching funds from Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Renfert. © Kenneth Josephson, Courtesy of Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago.0
Reconfigured Reality:
 Contemporary Photography from the Permanent Collection
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Ed Paschke, Kontato, 1984. Color lithograph on paper, 34 1/4 x 24 1/8 inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Anonymous gift.0
Taking Sides
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Courtesy the artist.0
 Zulu Time
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Cassils: Inextinguishable Fire (video still), 2007–2015. Single-channel video, 28:00 minutes. Courtesy of Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York.0
Digital Aura
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Installation view, Do Ho Suh, MOCA Cleveland, 2015. ©Do Ho Suh, Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong. Photo: Jerry Birchfield. © MOCA Cleveland.0
Do Ho Suh
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Pamodou Juldeh Barry, Ancha Gaye Barry, and Ramatoulie Kujabi Barry, grade 5, Shorewood Hills Elementary0
Young at Art 2017
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Lois Bielefeld, Wednesday: Willie Mae. 2013, from the series Weeknight Dinners, 2013–present. Color photograph, 25 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist.0
Wisconsin Triennial 2016
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Frances Myers, Borzoi Watching, 1971. Aquatint and stencil, 20 x 11 ¾ inches. Gift of Impressions, Inc.0
Compassionate Eye:
 The Art of Frances Myers
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Claire Stigliani, Drawing, 2015. Acrylic, colored pencil, gold leaf, 18 ⅞ x 24 ⅞ inches. Courtesy the artist.0
Claire Stigliani: Half-Sick of Shadows
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Allison Schulnik, Eager, 2014. Traditional clay-mation and stop-motion animated film, 8 minutes 30 seconds. Courtesy of the artist and Mark Moore Gallery.0
All‐Licensed Fool:
 Animations by Allison Schulnik and Wong Ping
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Charles Munch, Fire Signs, 1989. Oil on canvas, 41 x 53 inches. Museum Purchase Fund.0
Our Good Earth
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Frank Stella, Extracts, from Moby Dick Deckle Edges, 1993. Lithograph, etching, aquatint, relief, and screenprint on white TGL, handmade paper, 34 ½ x 42 ¾ inches. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002. © 2016 Frank Stella / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.0
Frank Stella Prints:
 A Retrospective
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William Kentridge, Felix in Exile, 1994. Still from 35mm film transferred to video, 8 min, 43 sec loop. Collection of Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Gift of Susan and Lewis Manilow, 2001.23. Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery.0
William Kentridge:
 The Heart has Its Own Memory
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Warrington Colescott, Death in Venice: Aschenbach Aboard, from the portfolio Death in Venice, 1971. Etching, 15¹¹⁄₁₆ x 11¹⁵⁄₁₆ inches (image size). Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Museum Purchase, in memory of Lois Hartshorne.0
Death in Venice:
 Warrington Colescott and Thomas Mann
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Ellen Lanyon, Arabian Nights, 1998. Acrylic on canvas, 44 x 52 inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Gift from the Estate of Ellen Lanyon.0
Curious Worlds:
 The Art of Ellen Lanyon
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Kim Schoen, The Second Oldest Amusement, 2011. Still from single-channel video, 2 min, 35 sec loop. Courtesy of the artist.0
Kim Schoen:
 Have You Never Let Someone Else Be Strong?
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Robert von Sternberg, Arlanda Airport, Stockholm, 2012. Archival inkjet print, 13 x 19 inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Gift of the artist.0
Taking Their Place:
 Recent Acquisitions in Context
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Natasha Nicholson, Strata view. Photography © Eric Ferguson0
Natasha Nicholson:
 The Artist in Her Museum
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Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Untitled, from the Corner Series, 1974. Watercolor, 15 x 14⅞ inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Purchase, through funds from Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Renfert.0
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Lois Ireland, The Homestead, c. 1944. Oil on canvas, 34¾ x 28½ inches. Collection of the Wisconsin Regional Art Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison.0
Wisconsin Pastorale:
 The Early Paintings of Lois Ireland
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Eric and Heather ChanSchatz, PTG.0222 Slavery (Human Trafficking) / Stateless children in Chiang Mai, Thailand (detail), 2012–2015. Screenprint on silk and polished stainless steel, 80½ x 134½ inches. Courtesy of the artists.0
Eric and Heather ChanSchatz:
 22nd Century
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Tadaria Ross0
Young at Art 2015
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Narayan Mahon, Store, Stepanakert, Nagorno Karabakh, 2006. Archival pigment print, 24 x 30 inches. © Narayan Mahon Photography.0
Narayan Mahon:
 Lands in Limbo
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Alec Soth, Charles, Vasa, Minnesota, 2002. Chromogenic print, 50 x 40 inches. Courtesy the artist.0
From Here to There:
 Alec Soth’s America
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Jason S. Yi, installation detail images from A Fragile Permanence. Photos © Claire Larkins.0
Jason S. Yi:
 A Fragile Permanence
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Terry Husebye, Stella Jones, Harrisburg Flood Victim, 1973. Gelatin silver print, 11⅜ x 7⅝ inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Museum Purchase Fund. © Terry Husebye, 1973.0
Turn Turn Turn
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Fred Stonehouse, Trying To Be A Problem, 2012. Acrylic on canvas banner, 55 x 67 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee.0
Wisconsin Triennial 2013
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A complete list of exhibitions since 1979 is available here.