Exhibits

Current Exhibits

Spanish War Poster, courtesy Bancroft Library
Poster Art of the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39
Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016 | 10:00 am to Friday, Dec 16, 2016 | 4:00 pm
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United States

This selection of digital prints, drawn from the collection of the Bancroft Library to mark the 80th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), showcases political posters designed by leading graphic artists of the era. Harnessing the communicative capacity of imagery and text, these pieces give striking expression to the anti-fascist Republican cause in its fight against Francisco Franco and the Nationalists.

Past Exhibits

Existent Lines I, 2006
Paintings by Andrés Waissman
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 to Friday, Dec 18, 2015
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Andrés Waissman is an emblematic figure in the world of contemporary art. His work conveys not only a visual but also a deep philosophical and political statement—a whole body of thought rendered through images.

Painting by Nagasawa
Paintings by Craig Nagasawa
Monday, Mar 2, 2015 to Friday, Jun 12, 2015
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United States

Craig Nagasawa’s work combines the technical aspects of Japanese/Nihonga painting techniques with the personal vision of a third-generation Japanese American.

A print from the Peter Koch Exhibit
Prints by Peter Rutledge Koch
Monday, Aug 25, 2014 to Friday, Feb 20, 2015
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

For the past forty years Peter Koch has cultivated a cross-media dialogue between art, philosophy, and literature. HARD WORDS is thirty-seven prints assembled from re-configured photographs, historical documents; manuscript journals and newspaper engravings; accompanied by short legends (one and two syllable messages) by the artist and hand-set in antique lead and wood type. The prints are accompanied by selected texts appropriated from the journals and letters of Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Ross Cox, William T. Hornaday, L.A. Huffman, Elers Koch, and others.

Bill Dallas Painting Mesmerizing
Paintings by Bill A. Dallas
Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 to Friday, May 2, 2014
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
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United States

Imaginations features the paintings of Oakland artist and UC Berkeley alumnus Bill A. Dallas. Often incorporating a mixture of calligraphy, figure studies, and abstract painting, Dallas’ work is also heavily influenced by jazz music.