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.

Photorealism: 50 years of Hyperrealistic Painting

On view July 13 through October 22 2017

Photorealism: 50 years of Hyperrealistic Painting
Photorealism: 50 years of Hyperrealistic Painting traces the evolution of Photorealism from 1960 to today. The exhibition presents the work of some 30 artists known for their hyperrealistic depictions of ordinary objects and scenes of everyday life such as American diners, chrome features on cars and motorcycles, as well as meticulous portraits.

Susanne Bartsch: Art-a-Porter

July 30 – November 12, 2017

Susanne Bartsch: Art-a-PorterSusanne Bartsch. Photographer: Marco Ovando. © Marco Ovando. Susanne Bartsch in bodysuit by The Blonds. Photographer: Steven Menendez. © Steven Menendez.
Susanne Bartsch: Art-a-Porter presents the couture designs and looks worn by Susanne Bartsch, New York City’s famed “Queen of the Night.” The exhibition highlights her celebrated career in fashion, from her early days as a boutique owner in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood to her legendary parties in New York City’s underground club scene.

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.