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Upcoming Exhibition: Dimensions of Black at the Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, University of Californi

Dimensions of Black

September 17-December 28, 2017

Public Opening Reception: Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 at 5PM

Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, University of California, Davis

Horrace Washington, Untitled Mask, 1988

Organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in collaboration with the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art, Dimensions of Black traces the legacy of UC San Diego's MFA program by drawing from the museums' permanent collections. With over 30 artworks from the 1960s to today, the exhibition traverses crucial interests and perspectives that have shaped the art of our time. Artists include: Robert Colescott, Charles Gaines, Sam Gilliam, Mark Steven Greenfield, David Hammons, Daniel LaRue Johnson, Martin Puryear, Gary Simmons, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, Jack Whitten.

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Image Credit: Horace Washington, Untitled (Mask), 1988. Cast concrete with wire, 15 x 12 x 4 ¾ in. Fine Arts Collection, The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, University of California, Davis. Gift of Thomasin Grim and Michael S. Bell, in Memory of Joseph A. Baird, Jr. Photo: Douglas Sandberg

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