Current Exhibitions 

Jennifer Angus: Still Lives

Permanent Collection | Surreal Gallery
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Jennifer Angus first discovered the decorative potential of insects in the 1980s when she was studying bugs used in the fabrication of color dyes in northern Thailand. Angus created this installation of cicadas and beetles in the MOWA gallery dedicated to the surreal in Wisconsin. Angus's wall-pinned insects create an otherworldly atmosphere, while a table laden with bell jars presents whimsical kingdoms wherein dried beetles mimic everyday human activities.

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Artists Without Borders: Reflections on Art and Place

April 24 – July 3, 2021
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Xiaohong Zhang, China & U.S. (1 of10 in the series), 2019. Digital print on canvas. Courtesy of the artist

 

Artists Without Borders showcases the works of nine artists—all with roots abroad and currently residing in Wisconsin—to explore their distinct takes on the relationship between art and place.

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Artists Without Borders

May 12 - August 1
Image for Artists Without Borders David Najib Kasir, Concrete (squared)–the Fires that got us here, 2020

Artists Without Borders spans two MOWA locations. The exhibition at MOWA | DTN showcases the works of eight artists—all with roots abroad and currently residing in Wisconsin—to explore their distinct takes on the relationship between art and place.

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