Past Exhibitions

Alex Webb Bombay, India, 1981 © Alex Webb/Magnum Photos

Alex Webb: The Suffering of Light: Thirty Years of Photographs

December 14, 2012 – May 4, 2013

A poignant exhibition featuring 45 large pigment prints from the 30-year career of Magnum photographer Alex Webb.

Elzbieta Jablonska, House Games, 2002, (Washing, Cooking, Laundry) Edition 3/6, C-Print on Sentra faced with UV Plexiglas, 2002

We Could Be Heroes: The Mythology of Monsters and Heroes in Contemporary Art 

December 7, 2012 to April 6, 2013

Come explore the meaning of Heroes and Monsters through the lens of Contemporary Art.

Approach the Truth—Astro Boy, 2006
2’12, full-HD video

e.g.: Shin Kiwoun

October 30, 2012 to March 16, 2013

The videos of Korean artist Shin Kiwoun (b. 1976) investigate the concepts of time, existence, reality, and illusion. By using familiar scenes against a backdrop of distorted passages of time wrought with controlled violence, he challenges us to re-evaluate the ways in which we perceive our world.

William Lamson, Emerge, 2007, HD Video, 2:10 minute video loop, Courtesy of the artist.

e.g. William Lamson

June 1, 2012 – October 6, 2012

Experience how William Lamson visualizes relationships between serenity and chaos through the art of balancing. The “e.g.” is a gallery that exhibits electronic art of our time.

Beauty and Belief: Crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture

February 24, 2012 – September 29, 2012

Examine more than 250 objects from the 7th century to the present day that unveil how calligraphy, figures and figurines, and pattern have been used in the arts of Islamic culture.

European Prints from the Mahonri M. Young Estate

This small exhibition is a selection of prints acquired by the BYU Museum of Art in 1959 from Mahonri Young’s estate, including prints collected by Young, his father-in-law J. Alden Weir, and other members of the Weir family.



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