Explore the ASU Art Museum’s public art with works by Leo Villareal, Robert Arneson, Luis Jimenez and Eduardo Sarabia.
“Making Visible” features artworks from ASU Art Museum’s permanent collections and examines how these objects perpetuate and fortify mythologies of the American West. With over 90% of the Museum’s 13,000+ objects entering the collection as gifts, this exhibition questions how the perspective of donors reflects specific tastes and fantasies about the Southwest. Further, it explores […]
World-renowned artist Hank Willis Thomas unveiled this monumental 10-foot tall stainless steel sculpture during Super Bowl LVII, Arizona 2023 where it was installed in the iconic Super Bowl Experience at the Phoenix Convention Center and then in the Great Lawn outside the State Farm Stadium during Super Bowl LVII. Capturing the essence of Thomas’ artistic […]
“Everything Is a Little Fuzzy,” draws from the museum’s permanent collection. With an eye on dimensions of memory and care, it explores the challenges experienced in a post-pandemic world. The exhibition highlights aspects of care, emphasizes memory, communicates resilience, and explores softness through difficult circumstances. Twenty-two artworks on display feature textile objects or the usage […]
Crafting Resistance looks at the ways in which we understand and view the term craft and its relationship to fine art. The exhibition seeks to flatten the western European art historical cannon and hierarchy and unhinge the binary that often places ‘fine art’ and ‘craft’ at odds with one another. Artists in the exhibition utilize materials […]
Luis Rivera Jimenez (b. 1997 San Juan, Puerto Rico) uses the intricacies of language, political thought and daily experience in the Caribbean to create intentional spaces of learning, conversation and care. The artist’s sculptural objects and installations pose questions about the dynamics of race and representation. His practice reflects upon and explores the underpinning of […]
“Contours: The Essential Form” features selections from the Museum’s permanent collection and new works by Ibrahim Said (b. 1976, Fustat, Egypt). Through ceramic objects and works on paper, the exhibition explores themes of nature, care and discipline through the lens of muscle memory and intuitive artistic practice. Said was an invited artist in October 2022 […]