Past Exhibitions

Partners in Design:
Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson

September 7, 2017 - December 9, 2017

Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia

April 26, 2017 - July 15, 2017

Inventing Downtown:
Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965

January 10, 2017 - April 1, 2017

A Feast of Astonishments:
Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s

September 8, 2016 - December 10, 2016

Art for Every Home: Associated American Artists, 1934–2000

April 19, 2016 - July 9, 2016

Global/Local 1960–2015: Six Artists from Iran

January 12, 2016 - April 2, 2016

For a New World to Come:
Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography 1968-1979

September 1, 2015 - December 7, 2015

Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera

April 21, 2015 - July 11, 2015

The Left Front: Radical Art in the "Red Decade," 1929-1940

January 13, 2015 - April 4, 2015

Abby Grey and Indian Modernism: Selections from the NYU Art Collection

January 13, 2015 - April 4, 2015

Ernest Cole: Photographer

September 3, 2015 - December 6, 2014

ENERGY THAT IS ALL AROUND: Mission School

April 15, 2014 - July 12, 2014

An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle

January 14, 2014 - March 29, 2014

Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art

September 10, 2013 - December 7, 2013

Alice Aycock

April 23, 2013 - July 13, 2013

Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg

January 15, 2013 - April 6, 2013

Toxic Beauty: The Art of Frank Moore

September 6, 2012 - December 8, 2012

Storied Past: Four Centuries of French Drawings

April 17, 2012 - July 14, 2012

Soto: Paris and Beyond, 1950-1970

January 10, 2012 - March 31, 2012

Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life

September 9, 2011 - December 3, 2011

John Storrs: Machine Age Modernist

April 12, 2011 - July 9, 2011

Art/Memory/Place

January 11, 2011 - July 9, 2011

Concrete Improvisations: Collages and Sculpture by Esteban Vicente

February 11, 2011 - March 26, 2011

Kunstlerplakate: Artists’ Posters from East Germany

September 7, 2010 - December 4, 2010

Lil Picard and Counterculture New York

April 20, 2010 - July 10, 2010

Downtown Pix

January 12, 2010 - April 3, 2010

Icons of the Desert: Early Aboriginal Paintings from Papunya

September 1, 2009 - December 5, 2009

John Wood: On the Edge of Clear Meaning

May 12, 2009 - July 18, 2009

Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion

January 13, 2009 - April 4, 2009

The Poetics of Cloth: African Textiles / Recent Art

September 16, 2008 - December 6, 2008

New York Cool

April 22, 2008 - July 16, 2008

Diebenkorn in New Mexico: 1950–1952

January 25, 2008 - April 4, 2008

Geometry of Hope: Latin American Abstract Art

September 12, 2007 - December 8, 2007

Beyond the White Cube: A Retrospective of Brian O’Doherty / Patrick Ireland

April 17, 2007 - July 14, 2007

Semina Culture: Wallace Berman & His Circle

January 16, 2007 - March 31, 2007

Moving Pictures

September 13, 2006 - December 9, 2006

Lee Mullican: An Abundant Harvest of Sun

April 25, 2006 - July 15, 2006

The Downtown Show

January 10, 2006 - April 1, 2006

Paper Museums

September 13, 2005 - December 3, 2005

OK/OKAY

April 19, 2005 - July 16, 2005

Mapping/Sitting

October 11, 2005 - April 2, 2005

Electrifying Art: Atsuko Tanaka, 1954–1968

September 14, 2004 - December 11, 2004

Worldscapes: The Art of Erró

April 13, 2004 - July 17, 2004

Diane Arbus: Family Albums

January 13, 2004 - March 27, 2004

Paul Kos

September 9, 2003 - December 6, 2003

Swiss Photography

April 15, 2003 - July 19, 2003

Park Ave Cubists

January 14, 2003 - March 29, 2003

Between Word and Image: Modern Iranian Visual Culture

September 18, 2002 - December 7, 2002

Shifting Tides: Cuban Photography after the Revolution

August 28, 2002 - October 27, 2002

Priceless Children

May 7, 2002 - July 13, 2002

Nancy Burson

February 12, 2002 - April 20, 2002

Pastoral to Postindustrial: British works on paper from the Whitworth Art Gallery

November 13, 2001 - January 26, 2002

Dreams and Disillusion: Karel Teige and the Czech Avant-Garde, 2000-01

May 1, 2001 - July 7, 2001

First Steps III

February 16, 2001 - April 14, 2001

Ben Shahn’s New York: The Photography of Modern Times

November 14, 2000 - January 27, 2001

Face to Face: Shiseido and the Manufacture of Beauty, 1900–2000

September 15, 2000 - October 28, 2000

Rudy Burckhardt and Friends: New York Artists of the 1950s and '60s

May 9, 2000 - July 15, 2000

Sheer Realities: A Celebration of Philippine Culture

February 23, 2000 - April 22, 2000

Inverted Odysseys: Claude Cahun, Maya Deren, Cindy Sherman

November 16, 1999 - January 29, 2000

John Singer Sargent, Draughtsman: Works from the Corcoran Gallery of Art

August 31, 1999 - October 30, 1999

When Time Began to Rant and Rage: Figurative Painting from 20th Century Ireland

May 25, 1999 - July 24, 1999

Krizia

April 15, 1999 - May 7, 1999

First Steps II: Emerging Artists from Japan

January 29, 1999 - March 20, 1999

Counter Culture: Parisian Cabarets and the Avant-Garde, 1875-1905

November 17, 1998 - January 16, 1999

Maya Lin: Topologies

September 1, 1998 - October 31, 1998

Police Pictures: The Photograph as Evidence

May 21, 1998 - July 18, 1998

Shiro Kuramata: 1934 -1991

February 25, 1998 - May 2, 1998

Desert Cliché: Israel Now

November 20, 1997 - February 4, 1998

Nahum Zenil: Witness to the Self

September 2, 1997 - November 1, 1997

Art of the Everyday: France in the 90s

March 14, 1997 - June 28, 1997

The First Steps: Emerging Artists From Japan

January 16, 1997 - February 21, 1997

Contemporary Art in Asia: Traditions/Tensions

October 3, 1996 - December 23, 1996