Archive

  • Memory Place Desire: Contemporary Art of the Maghreb and Maghrebi Diaspora

    Features the works of 13 artists from the North African countries of Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and the Maghrebi diaspora.


    Brown Eyes, from the series 'Kesh Angels, 2010/1431. Courtesy of Hassan Hajjaj and Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY © Hassan Hajjaj

  • Hee Sook Kim: The Spiritual Garden

    A solo exhibition featuring recent paintings, prints, video, and installations by Hee Sook Kim, Associate Professor of Fine Arts at Haverford College.


  • if I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution

    if I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution takes as its starting point a maxim by anarchist feminist Emma Goldman to examine the political movement of anarchism through counter-cultural artistic practices.


    Larry Fink, Black Mask, 1967

  • Prison Obscura

    Curated by Prison Photography editor Pete Brook, Prison Obscura presents rarely seen vernacular, surveillance, evidentiary, and prisoner-made photographs, shedding light on the prison industrial complex.


    Ellen Gould, Prison Obscura illustration

  • Brian Dettmer: Elemental

    Sculptor Brian Dettmer's Elemental begins and ends as raw material, the physical texts that remain when histories and books slip away into the bits and bytes of the information age.


    Brian Dettmer, Active Games and Contests, 2012

  • A Stirring Song Sung Heroic

    Features the work of photographer William Earle Williams, Audrey A. and John L. Dusseau Professor in the Humanities, Professor of Fine Arts, and Curator of Photography at Haverford College.


    William Earle Williams, Interior, Fort Morgan, Battle Site, Mobile Bay, Alabama, 2003

  • White Boys

    Curated by Hank Willis Thomas and Natasha L. Logan, White Boys charts the ways artists are aestheticizing white, male identity in the United States today.


    Eva O'Leary, Happy Valley, PA, 2012

  • OPP: Other People's Property

    Curated by Kalia Brooks, OPP: Other People's Property surveys the work of photo conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas.


    Hank Willis Thomas, Branded Head, 2003

  • What Can a Body Do?

    Curated by Amanda Cachia, What Can a Body Do? features the work of nine contemporary artists who invent and reframe disability across a range of media.


    Artur Zmijewski, An Eye for An Eye, 1998

  • No Middle Way

    Working from a deep engagement with the material and visual possibilities of painting, Ying Li builds a visceral connection with place using high volumes of oil paint to depict the landscape.


    Ying Li, Dartmouth Spring #3 (Burst), 2012

  • And The Winner is Nick Kahn

    Investigates competition, cooperation, and community through a series of artist residencies, curricular interventions, and a massive skee-ball tournament involving all members of the Haverford community.


    Nick Kahn vs. Chris Mills, April 20th, 2012

  • People's Biennial

    An exhibition that examines the work of artists who operate outside the "sanctioned" mainstream art world, recognizing a wide array of artistic expression present in many communities across the United States.


    Jorge Figueroa (Pennsylvania), Untitled, 2007

  • Through The Plain Camera

    Through the Plain Camera celebrates photographers who take pictures that describe and yet transcend everyday experience, suggesting something about the specific interior lives of these artists.


    Elizabeth Fleming, Rejected Popsicle, from "Life Is a Series of Small Moments," 2008

  • Field Guide: Markus Baenziger

    Using plastic resins, found objects, and various casting and carving techniques, artist Markus Baenziger invents floridly beautiful flora that often merge with or emerge from technological debris.


    Markus Baenziger, Forever Never, 2005

  • Possible Cities

    Seeks to complicate representations of Africa through a set of works on cities as sites of convergence of multiple pasts and futures and as collections of changing and changeable sites that may or may not be geographically contiguous.


    Ingrid Mwangi, Eastleigh Crossing, 2009

  • Sex Drive

    Using photography, drawing, painting, video, sculpture, and installation, 22 artists bring their own pleasures and political dispositions to bear on identity and gender, romance and lust, strictures, and scandals.


    Leon Golub, High Kick, 2002

  • Problemy

    Incorporating the drawings, paintings, digital prints and sculpture of Dufala Brothers Steven and Billy Blaise, Problemy plays with the humble yet hugely important artifacts of daily life.


    Steven & Billy Blaise Dufala, Master Lock and Key, Photo: Claire Iltis

  • Mapping Identity

    Explores aspects of contemporary cultural identity and the effects of displacement, exile, transnationalism, hybridity, cosmopolitanism, and the state of the in-between.


    Glenn Kaino, Graft (Ostrich), 2006, Photo: Lisa Boughter

  • Imaginative Feats Literally Presented

    Artists Jeanne C. Finley and John Muse explore the visual culture of America's contemporary wars through three video works.


    Installation Shot, Flat Land, Photo: Lisa Boughter

  • Beautiful Human

    Presents unique explorations of human life by six Philadelphia-based artists: Donald E. Camp, Matthew Fisher, Laura Graham, Rob Matthews, Joshua Mosley, and James Mundie.


    Installation Shot, Photo: Lisa Boughter