Past Exhibitions


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...


PAST EXHIBITION

May 4–August 17, 2014

With long beards cascading from their chins and hair sometimes falling over their eyes, the painted and etched wood masks by the Yaqui (Yoeme) of northern Mexico are haunting, humorous, playful, and arresting. Fowler in Focus: The Yaqui Masks of Carlos...


PAST EXHIBITION

March 30–July 20, 2014

Life at the margins in the Americas―borders both physical and societal―inspires sacred figures who walk the fine line between sinfulness and sanctity. In worship and artistic representation alike, such figures both reflect and impact the experiences of...


PAST EXHIBITION

 

The Fowler Museum at UCLA  honored its 50th anniversary with a suite of special exhibitions and programs from fall 2013–fall 2014.


PAST EXHIBITION

October 13, 2013March 2, 2014

From X to Why: A Museum Takes Shape focuses on the Fowler Museum’s formative history through its earliest acquisitions. The title evokes the Fowler's practice of assigning each newly...


PAST EXHIBITION

October 13, 2013–March 2, 2014

When the ancestors of the Māori people sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) roughly nine hundred years ago, they became the first Polynesians to settle a land outside the tropics. Previous generations of Polynesians had little need for clothing and...


PAST EXHIBITION

October 13, 2013–March 2, 2014

In nineteenth-century southern Africa, highly individualized arts of personal adornment experienced a florescence among isi-Zulu-speakers, people now called the Zulu. Personal objects worn on or carried around the body were made with...