On View

Graphicstudio: Uncommon Practice at USF

February 1 - May 18, 2014

http://tampamuseum.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/graphicstudio.051-marclay-allover-low-res1-wpcf_425x218.jpgChristian Marclay, Allover (Rush, Barbra Streisand, Tina Turner, and Others), 2008. Cyanotype, 511⁄2 × 100 in. Published by Graphicstudio, University of South Florida Collection. © 2008 Christian Marclay, Graphicstudio, USF; photo by Will Lytch, courtesy of the Institute for Research in Art/ Graphicstudio, University of South Florida.
Graphicstudio has hosted some of the most important artists of the 20th century, creating technical and conceptual breakthroughs in the world of contemporary art. Over 100 works by 45 artists will fill the Museum walls and highlight the important connection between Tampa and the international arts world. Read more.

Utility and Aesthetics in Ancient Art

March 10, 2012 - May 11, 2014

Red-Figure Calyx Krater (Mixing Vessel), attributed to the Menelaos Painter, Greek, Attic, ca. 440 B.C., ceramic.
The Tampa Museum of Art houses an important permanent collection of classical antiquities—well over 500 ancient artworks and artifacts spanning several millennia (ca. 3000 B.C.-A.D. 500) and a range of cultures and media, from marble Cycladic figurines of the Early Bronze Age to terracottas of the late Roman empire. Read more.

Sky (Tampa)


Leo Villareal (American, born 1967) Sky (Tampa) 2010 Light-emitting diodes, Mac Mini, circuitry, custom software, and aluminum
The exterior of the Tampa Museum of Art features programmable LED lights, 45 feet high and 300 feet long, embedded within two-layers of perforated aluminum panels. In daylight, the museum’s façade creates a moiré-like pattern, and in darkness the LED light installation glows with Villarreal’s signature light-coded and hypnotic dance. Read more.