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 ...

View Details

Joiri Minaya: Redecode II: La Dorada

Featured Artists: Joiri Minaya August 20, 2018 - June 28, 2019 AT MILLER THEATRE LOBBY

Joiri Minaya’s work focuses on the construction of the female subject in relation to nature and landscape in a “tropical” context, shaped by a foreign gaze that demands leisure and pleasure. Like ...

View Details

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 ...

View Details

After the End: Timing Socialism in Contemporary African Art 

June 8, 2019 - October 13, 2019

On view June 8 - October 13, 2019 After the End: Timing Socialism in Contemporary African Art presents a selection of works engaging with the history of African socialisms. It features ...

View Details

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 ...

View Details

Past Exhibitions

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 ...

View Details

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 ...

View Details

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 ...

View Details
Primary image: 
Water and Dreams
Primary image caption: 
David Gumbs, Water and Dreams, 2014. Digital video still. Courtesy of the artist.