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.
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.
March 17, 2017 - September 4, 2017 Beta Space: Victor Cartagena Artist Victor Cartagena collaborates with the Salinas chapter of the United Farm Workers Foundation to create new work that will spotlight the lives and stories of the people who help feed populations across the United States.
April 27, 2017 - August 27, 2017 The Darkened Mirror: Global Perspectives on Water The Darkened Mirror complements the pristine waterscapes on view in the exhibition Fragile Waters by presenting recent work by international artists who address our conflicted relationship with water today.
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