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

December 10, 2015 to December 10, 2017

“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.

Mernet Larsen: Getting Measured, 1957-2017

On view October 11, 2017 through February 11, 2018

Mernet Larsen: Getting Measured, 1957-2017The Tampa Museum of Art will present a survey of paintings and works on paper by artist Mernet Larsen (American, b. 1940).
The Tampa Museum of Art will present a survey of paintings and works on paper by artist Mernet Larsen (American, b. 1940). A long-time resident of Tampa and former Professor of Painting at the University of South Florida, Larsen is one of the region’s most prodigious artists.

Made in Tampa: Selections from the Permanent Collection, from the 1970s to Now

On view November 2, 2017 through April 1, 2018

Made in Tampa: Selections from the Permanent Collection, from the 1970s to NowTheo Wujcik (American, 1936-2014), Ileana Sonnabend, I Like What I Don't Like, 2008. Acrylic on canvas. Tampa Museum of Art, Museum Purchase, with funds contributed by John-Edward Alley and Beth Rutberg, Maureen and Doug Cohn, Margo and Hilliard Eure, Joanne and Don Ferlita, Dr. Robert and Mrs. Susan Isbell, Barbara and Fell Stubbs, Laura and Ed Waller, and the Kimmins Terrier Foundation, 2014.005.
In the spirit of Skyway, the regional artist exhibition shared with museums in neighboring counties, Made in Tampa features Tampa-themed works by Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, Richard Anuszkiewicz, and others who have worked in our city at various times in their careers.

Claudia Ryan and Rob Tarbell: Skyway Curators’ Choice 

November 2, 2017 – April 1, 2018

Claudia Ryan and Rob Tarbell: Skyway Curators’ Choice 
Inspired by the excellent artwork shown at all three venues of Skyway: A Contemporary Collaboration, the Tampa Museum of Art committed to show additional artwork by a Skyway artist or artists jointly chosen by the five exhibition curators.

Elisabeth Condon and Bruce Marsh: Skyway Audience Choice 

December 1, 2017 – April 1, 2018

Elisabeth Condon and Bruce Marsh: Skyway Audience Choice 
Following the tremendous audience response to the artwork shown in Tampa as part of Skyway: A Contemporary Collaboration, the Museum invited visitors to vote for their favorite TMA Skyway artist to be included in Skyway Selections: Audience Choice.