Tampa Museum of Art

On View

Laura with Bun

<i>Laura with Bun</i>
Jaume Plensa is an internationally acclaimed artist who has exhibited his sculptures in museums all over the world.  In locations as diverse as Seoul, Paris, Chicago, Bordeaux and London, Plensa’s monumental sculptures have reaffirmed the power of art to transform a public space into a community.

“Kiss and Tell” by Wolfgang Flad

“Kiss and Tell” by Wolfgang FladWolfgang Flad (German, born 1974), "Kiss and Tell," 2015 (on view December 10, 2015 – December 10, 2017), Wood, papier-mâché, vinyl paint, Collection of the artist
"Kiss and Tell" consists of some 30 individual wooden elements hanging from a grid in the Morsani Atrium. Each element has been coated with different types of paint and varnish, as well as with papier-mâché made from various papers dealing with art

The Classical World in Focus: Animals in Ancient Art

August 24, 2016

The Classical World in Focus:  Animals in Ancient ArtRam, 3rd century AD Cast bronze Hood Museum of Art,Dartmouth College, Gift of Family Lansburgh, Classes of 1949, 1977, 1988,S.2000.52
In this exhibition—on view in the MacKechnie Gallery alongside a reorganized Classical World display in the Lemonopolous Gallery—visitors will see a small sampling of the roles played by animals in ancient life, myth, and art.

Having a Ball

On view March 1 through July 22

Having a Ball
The Tampa Museum of Art is pleased to present Having a Ball: Striking Portraits from America’s Pastime by George Sosnak. One of the most beloved and best known folk art painters of baseball, George Sosnak (1924-1992) was a lifelong, passionate fan of the game. He parlayed his enthusiasm for the sport into two concurrent careers: first as a Minor League umpire, and eventually as an artist, meticulously painting baseballs decorated with the images and arcane statistics so dear to fans of the game.

Inspired by Nature: Vases, Birds, & Flowers

On View March 9 – July 22, 2018

Inspired by Nature: Vases, Birds, & Flowers
Drawn primarily from the Museum’s permanent collection, the exhibition will include more than two dozen artworks from a variety of media and time periods, in two dimensions and three. Of particular interest is Sensuous Triptych (2000) by Betty Woodman, a prominent American ceramicist whose recent passing prompted renewed attention to her work here in Tampa.

Vapor and Vibration: The Art of Larry Bell and Jesús Rafael Soto

On view May 3 through September 30, 2018

Vapor and Vibration: The Art of Larry Bell and Jesús Rafael Soto
Tampa Museum of Art will present Vapor and Vibration: The Art of Larry Bell and Jesús Rafael Soto May 3 through September 30, 2018. This exhibition places in dialogue, for the first time, the work of two of the 20th century’s most innovative artists exploring light and space.