Chronicles, Volume One


Oct
02
2014

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  • Host Department: American Culture
  • Date: 10/02/2014
  • Time: 5:10PM

  • Location: Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor

  • Description:

    Fred Tomaselli explores reality dislocation and the broken dreams of utopianism in colorful, complex works that utilize painting, photo collage, newsprint and unorthodox materials. His work has most recently been the subject of a solo project at the Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth Texas and was included in the Adelaide International. In 2010, his work was the subject of a 20-year survey that originated at the Aspen Art Museum, which then traveled to the Tang Teaching Museum and ended at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. His work has been shown in museums and galleries around the world including Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Site Santa Fe, The Fruitmarket Gallery, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Rose Art Museum, San Francisco Museum of Contemporary Art, The MCA in Sydney, The Mori Art Museum and the Albright Knox Gallery, among others.  In 2010, his work was the subject of a 20-year survey that originated at the Aspen Art Museum, which then traveled to the Tang Teaching Museum and ended at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. His work has most recently been the subject of a solo project at the Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth Texas and was included in the Adelaide International and the Smithsonian Museum. The most recent book on his work entitled, Fred Tomaselli: The Times, was released by Prestel in the Spring of 2014. He lives and works in Brooklyn and is represented by New York's James Cohan Gallery and London's White Cube Gallery.

    Presented in conjunction with the UMMA exhibition of Fred Tomaselli: The Times on view October 4, 2014–January 25, 2015.

    Lead support for this exhibition is provided by the Herbert W. and Susan L. Johe Endowment. Additional generous support is provided by the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design. Cosponsored by the Department of American Culture.