In The Corbin Gallery: The Big Draw and Big TopThrough May 9, 2014
The Corbin Gallery has been transformed into an interactive space.
Invitation to Stare: Photographic PortraitsThrough June 1, 2014
Photographers have used their cameras to explore the faces of friends, loved ones, passing strangers, cultural icons and themselves since the nineteenth-century beginnings of photography.
Tony FeherThrough August 17, 2014
The Akron Art Museum is delighted to present the first comprehensive, in-depth exploration of the career of American sculptor Tony Feher. Covering 25 years of Feher’s art, the exhibition will feature the range of everyday materials Feher employs, from bottles filled with colored water to marbles and pennies, Styrofoam blocks, soft drink crates, plastic bags, paper cups and various packing materials
Language in ArtThrough September 14, 2014
Language in Art looks at innovative ways contemporary artists utilize text as a key component in their work. Sophie Calle’s evocative narrative accompanies photographs of items she assembled when she gained access to hotel rooms while working as a chambermaid in Venice. And unsettling questions What Was I Thinking? How Can I Get a Do-Over?—adorn Kristen Cliffel’s outsized chocolate-frosted pink cupcakes, The Dirty Dozen.
Trenton Doyle Hancock: Skin & Bones, 20 Years of DrawingComing September 6, 2014 - January 4, 2015
For almost two decades, Trenton Doyle Hancock has developed an epic visual narrative in which mythical “Mounds” serve as the protagonists in an ongoing battle between good and evil. The artist’s colorful characters, vivid imagery and elaborate mythologies have earned international recognition.