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The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China

February 7, 2020 to May 3, 2020
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 8, 3–7 pm

Co-presented at the Smart Museum and Wrightwood 659
From gunpowder to human hair, and silk to cigarettes, contemporary artists working in China have experimented with various materials, transforming seemingly everyday objects into large-scale artworks

John Preus: Adaptation

January 6–June 14, 2020

A site-specific installation at Harris Public Policy provides a platform for conversations about public education and the future of the public realm in general.

Sculpture Garden

Vera and A. D. Elden Sculpture Garden

The outdoor sculpture garden features work by Scott Burton, Jene Highstein, Richard Hunt, Arnaldo Pomodoro, and Richard Serra.