The always-surprising local artist, Barry McGee, who began as a graffiti artist with the tag name “Twist,” has his first mid-career survey. It includes early etchings, liquor bottles painted with a cast of urban characters, immersive installations and a recreation of a neighborhood bodega.
|Date||Aug. 24-Dec. 9|
|Location||Berkeley Art Museum|
|Event Description||Midcareer retrospective. This comprehensive exhibition explores McGee's work from the late 1980s to the present, and gives the artist an opportunity to produce new work. Including rarely seen early etchings, re-creations of large-scale installations, vibrant abstract paintings, animatronics, photographs, painted surfboards, and an intervention on the building exterior, Barry McGee provides a much-anticipated opportunity to experience and assess the broad scope of the artist’s multifaceted career and practice in a single exhibition.|
|Price||$10; $7 seniors, students; free UCB students, members, faculty & staff; free 1st Thu; $7 after 5|
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