Contemporary art

A SoundCloud playlist inspired by ‘Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick Swenson’+

Our current contemporary exhibition Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick Swenson...

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Erick Swenson’s mystifying sculpture ‘Ebie’ is right out of a sci-fi movie+

The instant you enter Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick Swenson, you...

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Go behind the scenes of ‘Abstruction’ with the HoMA app+

Get more out of Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick Swenson with the...

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The poetry of Erick Swenson’s ‘Ne Plus Ultra’+

Now on view is Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick Swenson....

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Members, see ‘Abstruction’ free this week!+

Our long-awaited contemporary exhibition Abstruction: The Sculpture of Erick Swenson...

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Erick Swenson: I like the physicality of making something by hand+

HoMA’s big contemporary exhibition of the year—Abstruction: The Sculpture of...

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Halekulani features work by Harry Tsuchidana in its gallery+

Does Abstract Expressionism: Looking East from the Far West have...

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Doris Duke Theatre is CLASSIFIED Jan 5-11+

After four years of highlighting global cultures through regularly scheduled...

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Charles Cohan on collaboration and memory in ‘Ground’+

Charles Cohan and Abigail Romanchak with Converge II ­­­Master printmaker Charles...

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Lynne Yamamoto on ‘Borrowed Time’+

One of the hits of the inaugural Honolulu Biennial was...

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Two views of war: Madge Tennent and Reem Bassous+

Hanging side by side in the Arts of Hawai‘i Gallery...

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 Ira Villafranca: Turning the Surface Gallery into Luxury Row+

There’s a new mural in Spalding House’s outdoor Surface Gallery....

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Mickalene Thomas’s ‘Left Behind 2 Again’+

From bronze busts to intimate drawings of shadowy figures, the...

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What’s in a flag? Vito Acconci’s print amplifies the Pledge of Allegiance+

Opening July 27 at Spalding House is The World Reflected,...

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Nanogallery cult: Alec Singer on Tomorrow Takes Forever+

On March 31, for the 15th anniversary screening of Donnie...

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Shahzia Sikander’s Parallax: Questions! An observation by Tali Ariav+

Editor’s note: There are just three weeks left to see...

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Hana Yoshihata: Voyaging artist+

The return of Hokule‘a and Hikianalia to Hawai‘i on June...

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New Chinatown gallery features work by Michelangelo Pistoletto+

In March, two days before the Honolulu Biennial opened, two...

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Take a contemporary art tour this weekend+

There is a critical mass of contemporary art in Honolulu...

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‘Snitch’ meets his maker—artist Brett Graham+

Aotearoa artist Brett Graham was in town for the opening...

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