June 1, 2016 - May 21, 2017 Koret Family Gallery: Art and Science The scientist’s laboratory and the artist’s studio are places where learning is achieved through open-ended inquiry, a never-ending cycle of thinking and doing, and the belief that failure is an inherent part of the process.
August 18, 2016 - March 19, 2017 Life and Labor: The Photographs of Milton Rogovin Rogovin shed light on important social issues of the time: the plight of miners; the decline of the once-robust steel industry in upstate New York; the everyday struggles of the poor and working class in Buffalo, New York.
October 7, 2016 - February 19, 2017 Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial The exhibition comprises 280 works by fifty-seven international, cutting-edge designers from twenty-seven countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, Iran, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, and the US.
February 17, 2017 - August 27, 2017 Your Mind, This Moment: art and the practice of attention This exhibition is an experiment. The average museum visitor spends about fifteen seconds in front of a work of art—and in fact spends a good chunk of that small blip of time reading the wall label. What can you really see in just fifteen seconds?
February 24, 2017 - September 24, 2017 Diana Al-Hadid: Liquid City Diana Al-Hadid’s monumental sculpture Nolli’s Orders (2012) will anchor the SJMA’s central skylight gallery like a baroque fountain enlivening a public piazza in Rome.
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Review by DeWitt Cheng
Eric Fischl came to prominence with Neo-Expressionism’s resurgence of figurative art, his loosely render