The Tamarind Institute has recognized several artists that have recently collaborated and their current and upcoming exhibitions.
The “Woven Tales” exhibition will show for the first time all 11 of artist Kiki Smith's tapestries. The 10-foot tall tapestries are woven with Magnolia Edition's jacquard loom in Oakland, Calif. Each piece was created through years of dialogue between artist and studio. Peters Projects, Santa Fe, N.M. May 13 - July 30.
Polly Apfelbaum brings flower power to life in the group exhibition, “A Change of Heart.” Apfelbaum thinks beyond the canvas, creating a brightly colored floral floor piece that blossoms from beneath your feet. Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles, Calif. June 4 - July 16.
In “Property,” Nick Cave reconstructs over 1,000 found objects encumbered with personal and emblematic significance into culturally charged thought provoking sculpture. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Mo. July 23 – Dec. 31.
Hung Liu’s “Drifters” pulls inspiration from historical photographs taken in China, and of Chinese people. Liu incorporates these old photographs into her paintings, creating a beautiful dialogue between the past and present. Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho. June 27 - July 27.
Santa Fe-based artist Tom Joyce displays his architectural expressive sculpture at the New Mexico Museum of Art's rotating exhibition, “Alcoves.” New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, N.M. June 24 – Aug. 14.
Enrique Martinez Celaya’s “Self and Sea” is the first to exhibit in Parafin's proposed trilogy focused on an in-depth examination of the genre of portraiture. Celaya's portraits are accompanied by small paintings of the sea and sky. These images are contrasted by Martinez Celaya's portraits exposing the genre's tension between illusion and reality. Parafin, London, England. May 19 - July 9.
In “Innervisions: New Prints Summer/2016,” Susan York uses lithography to explore achromatopsia, the visual disorder more commonly known as colored blindness. International Print Center New York, N.Y. June 16 – Sept. 24.