A New Star in the Ancient Human Family: An exhibit on Homo naledi. On view through 2017. Great Valley Museum, Modesto, California www.mjc.edu/gvm In October 2013 an astonishing trove of hominid fossils were discovered in South Africa’s Rising Star Cave. This exhibit explores those findings and the role of MJC anthropology professor Dr. Debi Bolter’s as part of international team that analyzed the Homo naledi fossil bones in May 2014. Image courtesy Great Valley Museum at Modesto Junior…
Nari Ward: Sun Splashed. On view through February 21, 2016. Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, Florida www.pamm.org This is the largest survey of the artist Nari Ward's work to date and offers a close consideration of his diverse production. Credit: Nari Ward, Scandal Bag; History Feeds Mistrust, 2015 (detail). Photographed by Steven Rose. Image courtesy the artist; Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Beijing, Les Moulins, and Havana; and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong.
Between the States: Photographs of the American Civil War. George Eastman House Collection. On view through August 2, 2015. The Rockwell Museum, Corning, New York. http://rockwellmuseum.org Image: Wood & Gibson (American). INSPECTION OF TROOPS AT CUMBERLANDING, PAMUNKEY, VIRGINIA from Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War, vol. II, 1866, May, 1862. George Eastman House.
Cement Prairie. Through June 25, 2017. New Museum Los Gatos, Los Gatos, California http://www.NUMUlosgatos.org Cement Prairie is a tale of how America was reshaped and tribes blended and strengthened as a result of the Native American Urban Relocation Act of 1952. Credits: Ilka Hartmann, Sarah Brown with her niece Tina and nephew Anthony Fourkiller at Intertribal Friendship House, Oakland, CA 1972. Courtesy of Ilka Hartmann Photography.