Past Exhibitions


PAST EXHIBITION

April 19—August 2, 2015

Since 1989, the Delhi-based Sahmat Collective has given artists, writers, poets, musicians, and actors a platform to create and present works of art that promote artistic freedom and celebrate secular, egalitarian values. This exhibition introduces Sahmat...


PAST EXHIBITION

December 21, 2014–April 26, 2015

On the occasion of the Museum’s fiftieth anniversary many friends of the Fowler have made special donations of works of art. The selection of objects shown here represents our third and final Fowler in Focus installation...


PAST EXHIBITION

December 14, 2014–April 5, 2015

In the summer of 1890, two young Americans, William Sachtleben and Thomas Allen, Jr., set off to circle the globe on new-fangled “safety” bicycles. Three years later, after pedaling some 18,000 miles on three continents, their...


PAST EXHIBITION

January 25–March 8, 2015

Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the Emirates is the first major touring exhibition of Emirati art and features over fifty paintings, sculptures, photographs, and works in other media. The exhibition employs...


PAST EXHIBITION

November 2, 2014–March 1, 2015

The Fowler Museum at UCLA presents World Share: Installations by Pascale Marthine Tayou, a large-scale immersive environment that combines his sculpture, drawings, and poetry with Fowler artworks and recorded sound. Assembled from a...


PAST EXHIBITION

September 7, 2014–January 4, 2015

Women on the island of Timor weave some of the most colorful and varied textiles in Southeast Asia. These cloths are a primary vehicle of cultural expression, and they continue to be made, used, and exchanged in ways that reveal deep social,...


PAST EXHIBITION

August 24–December 14, 2014

The larger markets in West Africa offer everything from foodstuffs to scrap metal to used clothing—and they also boast hundreds and hundreds of stalls filled with printed cloth. With some vendors selling just a few cloths and others featuring...


PAST EXHIBITION

September 7–December 7, 2014

Artists from two community art groups—The Mapula Embroidery Project, founded in 1991 in the Winterveldt area outside Pretoria, and Kaross Workers, founded in 1989 on a citrus farm in Limpopo Province—have for several decades used the art...


PAST EXHIBITION

April 23–September 14, 2014

The news today is replete with reports on territorial disputes, resource extraction, and other forces that impact and endanger the environment. These timely issues lie at the heart of Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of...


PAST EXHIBITION

May 4–August 31, 2014

As part of Fowler at Fifty, Rigo 23, a San Francisco-based artist and activist from Madeira Island, Portugal, has created a special project in the Museum’s Goldenberg Galleria. Drawing...