Contemporary art

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“30 Americans” through the lens of role-play, part 2+

Role-play, or the taking on of another persona, can serve...

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“30 Americans” through the lens of role play, part 1+

This two-part blog post takes a closer look at selected...

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See two ‘Immortal Mountains’ reunited in ‘Contemporary Landscapes’+

Now on view in Contemporary Landscapes: Li Huayi are two paintings, Immortal...

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Artist Q+A: Li Huayi on his process and practice+

Eight years in the making, Contemporary Landscapes: Li Huayi opens Aug. 24....

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A closer look: Karen Hampton’s ‘Spirits Cry’+

Now on view in the Clare Boothe Luce Gallery of...

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HoMA welcomes John Buck’s ‘Archer’+

Jim Gwinner (left) and his installation team with John Buck’s Archer....

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Nicholas Galanin: Not Sardonic, Not Cynical, A Response to White Institution+

Did you miss visiting Honolulu Biennial 2019 artist Nicholas Galanin’s talk last...

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HB19 artist Marie Watt: The meaning of ‘mother’+

With its urgent red palette and speech bubble shape, Honolulu...

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Kapulani Landgraf: ‘Au‘a | Voices of those who refuse III+

As part of the Honolulu Biennial, Hawai‘i-based artist Kapulani Landgraf...

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Kapulani Landgraf: ‘Au‘a | Voices of those who refuse II+

As part of the Honolulu Biennial, Hawai‘i-based artist Kapulani Landgraf...

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Marie Watt: Sewing unexpected connections+

Hanging from the ceiling in the Clare Boothe Luce Gallery...

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Kapulani Landgraf: ‘Au‘a | Voices of those who refuse I+

On a Sunday morning in early March, more than 80...

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Now on view: New Jane Hammond work honors James Jensen+

In January 2018, New York–based artist Jane Hammond proposed creating...

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Honolulu Biennial 2019: Kapulani Landgraf on ʻAu‘a+

Kapulani Landgraf’s installation ‘Au‘a, one of four Honolulu Biennial 2019...

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New rotation of artwork at ‘In the House: Recent Acquisitions’ at Spalding House+

On view until October 29, In the House: Recent Acquisitions features a...

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Erick Swenson’s ‘Present in the Past’ now on view at Spalding House+

Earlier this year, our contemporary exhibition Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick...

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How FHC artist Taylor Johnson reclaims forgotten images and memories+

Nostalgia is a deeply human and visceral experience that almost...

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See new artwork in ‘Making Waves’ rotation starting Nov. 21+

Starting on Wednesday, Nov. 21, our current contemporary exhibition Making Waves—which...

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Pivotal works by famed contemporary artist on display this fall+

This October, HoMA presents Photographic Manipulations, a selection of non-traditional...

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