David Gumbs, Water and Dreams, 2014. Digital video still. Courtesy of the artist.

Current Exhibitions

Daze: Perspectives in Grey Scale

Featured Artists: Chris Daze Ellis April 7, 2018 - September 29, 2018, RUSS BERRIE MEDICAL SCIENCE PAVILION

In his Grey Scale series artist Chris Daze Ellis, known as Daze, depicts New York City from different vantage points. The series has a dream-like effect. In each composition a face emerges from a ...

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Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago

June 1, 2018 - September 23, 2018

On view June 1 - September 23, 2018 Relational Undercurrents is the first major survey of twenty-first century art of the Caribbean. It employs the archipelago as an analytical framework ...

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today

October 24, 2018 - February 10, 2019

The Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University and the Musée d’Orsay partner to present an exhibition entitled Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today in New York and ...

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Metamorphosis: Africa After Socialism

June 8, 2019 - October 13, 2019

On view June 8 - October 13, 2019   Metamorphosis: Africa After Socialism is a collective exhibition that aims to present a selection of works by some of the most accomplished and ...

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Waiting for Omar Gatlato: A Survey of Algerian Contemporary Art

October 26, 2019 - March 15, 2020

Waiting for Omar Gatlato is conceived as a broad survey, both of established Algerian artists, such as Zineb Sedira, Mohammed Bourouissa, and Fayçal Baghriche, and of those from the generation now ...

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Past Exhibitions

Lina Puerta: Manigua

Featured Artists: Lina Puerta July 17, 2017 - June 12, 2018 AT MILLER THEATRE LOBBY

Weeds serve as the inspiration for Lina Puerta's Botánico series, initiated in 2010. Nature, uncontrolled, can be found sprouting from all manner of abandoned urban space. Even as humans strive to ...

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2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition

April 21, 2018 - May 20, 2018

Reception: Saturday, April 21, 3-6 pm April 21 - May 20, 2018 MFA degree candidates in the Columbia University School of the Arts Visual Arts program and Sound Arts program present their thesis ...

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MODA CURATES 2018

March 24, 2018 - April 8, 2018

Reception: Friday, March 23, 6-8 pm March 24 - April 8, 2018 MODA Curates is an annual opportunity offered by the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery and the MA in Modern and ...

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Water and Dreams
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David Gumbs, Water and Dreams, 2014. Digital video still. Courtesy of the artist.