Contemporary art

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Islamic Gallery closes during September for reinstallation+

In April, curator of Asian art Shawn Eichman announced that...

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Aurora Robson on appropriating nightmares+

Toronto-born, Maui-raised, and New York–based artist Aurora Robson has built...

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See artist Hua Tunan at work in the museum Aug 2-5+

Walking into the Buddhism Gallery at the Honolulu Museum of...

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Take a second glance at Brett Graham’s ‘snitch’+

“Oh hey it’s Stitch! …. oooh…uhh…is it?” This is the...

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Designers in Hawai‘i in ‘Hawai‘i in Design’+

Last Thursday morning a few more than a dozen architects...

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David Kuraoka: Forget size, proportion matters+

This week the museum opens three new exhibitions at its...

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Artist Q+A: Dianna Cohen on art and plastic+

The current Spalding House exhibition Plastic Fantastic? is about getting...

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New museum mural: Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i artist Curiot on his megalopolis monster+

Visitors to the museum this past week were greeted by...

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Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i is back, and that means a new wall mural+

The scaffolding is going up today—star muralist Curiot flies into...

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Reem Bassous: Finding identity in her paintings+

Reem Bassous’s solo show Beyond the Archive: Paintings by Reem...

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On view in ‘American Array,’ Alice Neel’s ‘Victoria and the Cat.’+

Now on view in the Contemporary Gallery is American Array, a...

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Visualizing transcendence: Lucas Samaras’ ‘Untitled (Skull in Colored Nebula)’+

On view in American Array, Greek-American art wizard Lucas Samaras’...

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Sara Oka on the road to ‘Harajuku’+

What started as an idea in the overactive brain of...

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‘Pontchartrain': Robert Colescott’s enigmatic narrative+

Now on view in the Contemporary Art Gallery is Robert...

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What’s new at the Art School this fall+

When registration opened for fall classes at the Art School...

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Masami Teraoka receives Lee Krasner Award+

The museum congratulates Masami Teraoka, who found out last week...

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Meet our members: Shoko and Andrew Livingston (and their #ArtShop experience!)+

The goal of Contempo #ArtShop, which ended yesterday, basically was...

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