FROM CONFLICT TO PEACE

September 22 – October 1, 2000

The Bogside artists from Derry, Northern Ireland commemorate “the troubles” in mural reproductions and photographs.

 

TELLING THE STORY: THE INTERSECTION OF ART AND SOCIAL HISTORY

September 15 – October 29, 2000

Group exhibition featuring Louis Massiah, Christian Michel, the artists of Philadelphia Airbrush, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun, Kahlid Nasser, and Tyeakia that investigates the power of the visual image to heal wounds, commemorate individuals and events, and document upheaval.  The exhibition includes pieces in a variety of media that chronicle moments in history for the public commemoration and private meditation.

 

A CONGO CHRONICLE: PATRICE LUMUMBA IN URBAN ART

September 15 – October 29, 2000

Guest curator: Bogumil Jewsiewicki

Organized by the Museum for African Art, New York

 

“THE TELLING OF UNTRUE THINGS” OR “HOW I LOVED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE ROLE”

July 10-25, 2000

A collaborative and interactive video installation investigating the nature of artistic stereotypes by the artist collective, BaseKamp.

 

KOMAR AND MELAMID’S: ASIAN ELEPHANT ART AND CONSERVATION PROJECT

May 31 – August 4, 2000

Paintings by prominent Asian elephants juxtaposed with photographs, videos, and documentation about the Project itself.

 

CUTTING WIT: PHILADELPHIA’S POLITICS OF HUMOR

May 31 – August 4, 2000

Work by Pulitzer-Prize winners Tony Auth, Editorial Cartoonist for the Philadelphia Inquirer; Signe Wilkinson, the Editorial Cartoonist for the Philadelphia Daily News; and historical selections on loan from The Library Company of Philadelphia.

 

MOORE COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN: STUDENT EXHIBITIONS: FIVE IN SPRING

April 6 – May 15, 2000

 

THOMAS HIRSCHHORN: ALTAR TO RAYMOND CARVER

March 7-26, 2000

Embodying a contemporary American writer’s vision through an international artist’s sensibilities, the installation will explore American reality, the materials and images of popular culture, and the everyday experience of a busy Philadelphia street.

Also on view:  an installation on 20th Street between Cherry and Race Streets at the Hirschhorn/Reading Room

 

THE MOORE INTERNATIONAL DISCOVERY SERIES 3 | VALIE EXPORT:

OB / DE+CON(STRUCTION)

January 18 – February 27, 2000

Austrian artist VALIE EXPORT created performative art that practiced the politics of experience and the sense-endowing gesture, demanding the involvement of the audience on a visceral level. Her work is distinctly feminist in nature - intended to provoke a social change and to overturn prevailing attitudes towards women.