San Jose Museum of Art
Ranu Mukherjee is fascinated by the idea of the contemporary nomad and the experience of repeated relocation that is common for so many of us today. For this ongoing project that she calls the “nomadic archive,” Mukherjee collects images that represent people’s very personal experiences of moving or up-rootedness.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
From July 28 through November 4, 2012, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present the work of one of Japan's most important contemporary photographers in the exhibition Naoya Hatakeyama: Natural Stories.
Museum of Craft and Folk Art
This exhibition explores a new art that is emerging from a remarkable fusion of Japanese artisanal and industrial textile making. Coaxed from materials as age-old as hemp and newly developed as microfilaments, a varied array of works by artists from multiple generations are on view in this important two-part exhibition.
Asian Resource Center Gallery
Presented by Kearny Street Workshop and East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation, Movement In Many Parts explores systems of human infrastructure — through the architectural, ecological, biological, political, industrial, and fantastical — and the way we organize ourselves as a society.
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The journey of Himalayan Pilgrimage continues with Liberation Through Sight, a reinstallation that focuses on artworks created as vehicles to enlightenment. New art in the recently reinstalled gallery includes an exceptionally rare set of seven paintings depicting the lineage of the Great Fifth Dalai Lama, painted around 1815 upon the death of the ninth Dalai Lama, as well as images of compassionate and wrathful deities of the Tibetan pantheon.