“Filthy water cannot be washed,” 2016-2017. cyanotypes and watercolor by Andrea Chung. (Courtesy of the artist)
MoCA Downtown displays four exhibits this summer
The Museum of Contemporary Arts San Diego Downtown in the Jacobs and Copley Buildings, 1100 Kettner Blvd., has four intriguing exhibits on display through most of the summer.
You broke the ocean in half to be here
For her first solo museum exhibition, San Diego-based artist Andrea Chung presents a new immersive installation together with selected drawings and collages that explore legacies of colonialism and migration in the Caribbean.
Go Tell It: Selections from MCASD’s Collection
This focused exhibition presents a group of works from the Museum’s permanent collection highlighting relationships between art and forms of political speech and protest. The exhibition includes pieces by artists Andrea Bowers, Damon Davis, Jenny Holzer, Mario Ybarra Jr., and Ai Weiwei as well as a work on loan by Cognate Collective. On view through Aug. 20.
Each year, MCASD presents “Prospect,” an eclectic exhibition of works considered for acquisition by the Museum’s International and Contemporary Collectors groups. “Prospect 2017” features eight artists whose works reflect the Museum’s curatorial interests. On view through July 23.
Jennifer Steinkamp’s immersive video installation is inspired by the artist’s research into Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her work on atomic energy, atomic explosions and the effects of these forces on nature. On view through Aug. 20.
For more information visit mcasd.org.