Montclair Art Museum in Tap Into Montclair

Two new exhibitions open this fall at the Montclair Art Museum

Alphabets Jasper Johns

Tap Into Montclair

Montclair Art Museum (MAM) announces two new exhibitions (Transformed: Objects Reimagined by American Artists and By Our Own Hand: Frontline Arts in collaboration with Donna Massin) will open this fall, in addition to Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles. All three exhibitions will open on September 12, 2021.

On special loan from the Art Bridges Foundation, Jasper John’s major early painting Alphabets, 1960-62, plays a significant role in the Transformed exhibition.  Also pertinent is Jaune Quick-to-Smith’s painting with collage elements, War Shirt (1992). Viewers’ understanding of Quick-to-Smith’s work and that of other Native artists is greatly enriched in juxtaposition with Nicholas Galanin’s I Think It Goes Like This (Gold), 2019, also on loan from the Art Bridges Foundation. 

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Published August 13, 2021

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Jasper Johns, Alphabets, 1960/1962