Presenting the first North American retrospective of the artist's work in more than 25 years. The exhibition will highlight Celmins' "re-descriptions" of the physical world through art as a way of understanding human consciousness through lived experience. SFMOMA will present the global debut of this retrospective, which will feature 140 works including paintings, drawings and sculptures.
This quiet blockbuster features more than 140 works including paintings, drawings and 3-D artworks from the expansive career of the great Vija Clemins. Widely recognized as a significant artist in 1960s Los Angeles—no small feat for a woman—this survey considers more than five decades of work that explores vast spaces in the natural world