On View June 23 September 8, 2013 State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 opens on June 23, 2013, at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the only East Coast venue to present the exhibition that explores the emergence of conceptual art in California in the 1960s and 70s. Co-curated by Constance M. Lewallen and Karen Moss, and initially developed as part of the Getty Foundations collaborative exhibition series Pacific Standard Time, State of Mind features artists who played a seminal role in the emergence of California Conceptualism. Works in the exhibition exemplify the unrestricted style of the era, when art was produced for alternative audiences and outside of artists studiosin the streets, at artist-run galleries, and in other non-traditional spaces. State of Mind features video, film, photography, installation, artists books, drawings, sculpture, and extensive performance documentation and ephemera, and includes Chris Burden, Lynn Hershman, Linda Mary Montano, Martha Rosler, Allen Ruppersberg, Ed Ruscha and many more. Sunday, June 23 Opening Reception from 2-5pm Bronx Museum Members Tour with State of Mind curators and artists from 1-5pm Performance of Sons of War Games by Darryl Sapien from 2:30-4pm (2nd floor, North Wing terrace) Performance by AIM artist Alejandro Guzmán at 4:30pm (1st floor, North Wing Gallery) FREE For more information on State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, please visit the official Bronx Museum website here.
State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 at the Bronx Museum
October 3, 2013- - January 12, 2014 @ Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY
Bronx Museum of the Arts: State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 By Holland Cotter Last Chance: California in the 1960s and 70s was one of the weirder places on the planet, home to radical strains of both right- and left-wing politics, a hub of the national defense industry and a breeding ground for […]
Circa 1970: Pacific Standard Time at the Bronx Museum by Gillian Young Relative to the artistic movements of the 1960s and 1980s, California art of the ‘70s remains, historically speaking, uncharted terrain. The diverse practices pioneered by West Coast artists were often inextricable from countercultural lifestyles and many may well be resistant to institutional […]
West Coast Art (Not Laid-Back) A California ‘State of Mind,’ Circa 1970, at Bronx Museum by Holland Cotter If you’re even just a little weary of the well-made, no-risk, eye-on-fashion fare in so many Manhattan summer group shows, consider a trip to the Bronx Museum of the Arts, where the exhibition “State of Mind: New […]
Inside the Bronx Museum of the Arts’ ‘State of Mind’ exhibit By Yanan Wang After enduring rain these past few weeks, New Yorkers longing for some West Coast-style sun need look no further than the Bronx Museum of the Arts. The museum’s new exhibition “State of Mind: California Art circa 1970” features conceptual works from […]