110 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Tuesday - Sunday, 11am-5pm.
November 10, 2012 - November 10, 2013
Mark My Word
The artists in Mark My Word use letters, challenging us to see them for what they really are, objects to be played with, read literally or not, or combined to enhance a story.
February 2, 2013 - June 30, 2013
Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography
Adou, Cao Fei, Chen Qiulin, Chen Wei, Huang Yan, Jiang Pengyi, Li Lang, Li Wei, Liu Ren, Liu Zheng, Liyu & Liubo, Lu Guang, Lu Hao, Maleonn (Ma Liang), Muge, O Zhang, Peng Rong, Qiu Zhijie, Rong Rong, Sun Ji, Tamen, Tian Taiquan, Wang Jin, Wang Qingso
Over 100 photographs taken by 36 Chinese photographers, mostly between 2000 and 2012--both years of the Dragon on the Chinese zodiac.
February 21, 2013 - September 15, 2013
New Stories from the Edge of Asia: This/That
Erica Cho, Mike Lai, Candice Lin, Tran, T. Kim-Trang, Mail Order Brides/M.O.B. (Eliza Barrios, Reanne Estrada, Jenifer Wofford)
Using animation, video, and digital media, these artists explore the ever-changing nature of identity.
April 18, 2013 - December 1, 2013
Swans, Swine, and Sirens
Jeanne Aurel-Schneider, Romare Bearden, Red Grooms, Erle Loran, Roberto Matta, Reuben Nakian, Fritz Scholder, Hans Sieverding
SJMA highlights contemporary works that feature scenes from classical Greek mythology. Highlights include Circe into Swine by Romare Bearden, drawings from the series “Leda and the Swan” by Reuben Nakian, and Roberto Matta’s illustration
June 6, 2013 - September 29, 2013
Questions from the Sky: New Work by Hung Liu
Hung Liu contemplates the cycles of life and death in an installation of three new videos, site-specific wall paintings, and digital prints on aluminum.
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Review by DeWitt Cheng
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