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Past Exhibitions

Doron Langberg

November 28, 2022 - November 12, 2023

Representing a new generation of figurative painters, Doron Langberg creates luminous, vibrant, and often large-scale works that hinge on a sense of intimacy. Depicting himself, his family...

Jared McGriff

November 28, 2022 - November 12, 2023

The paintings of Miami-based Jared McGriff blend together the artist’s present with real or imagined glimpses into his family history. Through dream-like depictions...

Jo Messer

November 28, 2022 - November 12, 2023

Jo Messer’s paintings push the tradition of classic nude portraiture to explore the many potentials of the genre, from the erotic to the whimsical. Her chromatic, almost abstract...

Clayton Schiff

November 28, 2022 - November 12, 2023

Clayton Schiff gathers impressions of an unconscious that distorts, displaces, enlarges, and compresses experiences accumulated while awake. His haunting iconography...

Alexandre Diop: Jooba Jubba, l’Art du Defi, the Art of Challenge 2022 Artist-in-Residence

November 28, 2022 - October 1, 2023

Based in Vienna, Franco-Senegalese artist Alexandre Diop (b. 1995, Paris) uses discarded objects to create work that...

Patricia Ayres

November 28, 2022 – September 17, 2023

Patricia Ayres’ practice relates to stories of isolation, separation, and confinement. Analyzing the mechanisms of physical and psychological control, Ayres creates anthropomorphic...

Tesfaye Urgessa

November 28, 2022 - September 17, 2023

In Tesfaye Urgessa's work, there is a mute reciprocity between the observer and the observed that shifts the power dynamics and the notion of agency and race. Drawing on his...

Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe: 2021 Artist in Residence

November 29, 2021 – November 13, 2022

Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe, a Ghanan painter, is one of the Rubell Museum’s 2021 Artists-in-Residence. Quaicoe creates empowering lush portraits of his family and friends where color and texture...

Kennedy Yanko: 2021 Artist in Residence

November 29, 2021 – November 13, 2022

Kennedy Yanko is a painter-sculptor and the Rubell Museum’s 2021 Artist-in-Residence. During her residency, Yanko scoured scrapyards in south Florida in search of readymade forms ripe for intervention...

Genesis Tramaine: Sanctuary

November 30, 2020 – November 13, 2022

Genesis Tramaine (b. 1983, Brooklyn, NY / lives and works in Brooklyn, NY) was the Rubell Museum’s 2020 Artist-in-Residence. Sanctuary encompasses a series of layered portraits the artist created ...

Reginald O’Neal: AS I AM

November 29, 2021 – November 13, 2022

The exhibition, "AS I AM" consists of a suite of paintings from the artist's first solo exhibition, "AT THE FEET OF MOUNTAINS", and two new large commissioned paintings, using historic images and people...

Cajsa von Zeipel

November 29, 2021 – November 13, 2022

Cajsa von Zeipel (b. 1983, Gothenburg, Sweden / lives and works in New York, NY) works between desire, seduction, and the grotesque to defy traditional representations of gender. Her silicone sculptures...

Hernan Bas

November 30, 2020 – August 28, 2022

Hernan Bas (b. 1978, Miami, FL / lives and works in Miami, FL, and Detroit, MI) is one of South Florida’s most celebrated artists. Bas’ work incorporates romantic and classical images...

Natalie Ball

November 30, 2020 – September 4, 2022

Three sculptural paintings created with a wide breadth of materials including animal hides, horsehair, quilts, acrylic and canvas are on view by the Chiloquin, Oregon based artist Natalie Ball...

Inaugural Exhibition

December 4, 2019 - November 18, 2020

The Rubell Museum announced that its new campus will open on December 4, 2019 with a museum-wide installation of works that chronicle key artists, moments, and movements in vital arts centers...

Amoako Boafo: 2019 Artist-in-Residence

December 4, 2019 - November 18, 2020

Amoako Boafo was born in 1984 in Accra, Ghana and lives in Vienna, Austria, where he is currently studying at the Academy of Fine Arts. Amoako is a figurative painter in the realm of...

Purvis Young

December 3, 2018 - June 22, 2019

Upset with the injustices he witnessed daily, and emboldened by civil rights activists, anti-war protesters and art activists, Purvis Young (American,1943-2010) began, in the early 1970s, to create his own...

New Acquisitions

December 3, 2018 - June 22, 2019

New Acquisitions presents paintings, sculptures, and installations by 20 artists; all of the works were acquired in the last two years. Each artist featured is represented by multiple works, exhibited in individual...

Allison Zuckerman: Stranger in Paradise

December 6, 2017 - August 25, 2018

Allison Zuckerman, the foundation's 2017 artist-in-residence, has created large format paintings and sculptures using the foundation’s main gallery as her studio this summer. These new works take...

Still Human

December 6, 2017 - August 25, 2018

​Still Human confronts the complex consequences of the digital revolution and recent technological developments as they redefine the human condition. Twenty-five artists working across a range of mediums...

New Shamans

November 30, 2016 - August 25, 2017

Inspired by the Rubells’ extensive research trips to Belo Horizonte, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, New Shamans/Novos Xamãs occupies the Foundation’s entire ground floor. Through installations...

High Anxiety

November 30, 2016 - August 25, 2017

High Anxiety: New Acquisitions presents selections of artworks from 32 artists acquired since 2014, many of whom explore polarizing social and political concerns through a broad spectrum...

Video Art in Latin America: Selections from Brazil

November 30, 2016 - August 25, 2017

Video Art in Latin America is an exhibition and research project that maps the emergence and development of video art across approximately two dozen artistic centers in Latin America...

NO MAN'S LAND

December 2, 2015 - July 30, 2016

NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection focus on and celebrate work made by more than a hundred female artists of different generations, cultures and disciplines...

To Have and to Hold

December 3, 2014 - May 30, 2015

To Have and to Hold occupies 20 galleries and is a celebration of the Rubells’ history of collecting art. Starting with the late 1970s it offers a loose chronology of early as well as recent...

28 Chinese

December 4, 2013 - August 1, 2014

28 Chinese is the culmination of the Rubells’ six research trips to China between 2001 and 2012 where they visited one hundred artists’ studios in Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hangzhou...

Alone Together

December 5, 2012 - August 2, 2013

Alone Together explores a paradox: artists often work in isolation in their studios, but they are almost always seen and defined in relation to a greater whole. Whether it is called a movement...

Oscar Murillo: work

December 5, 2012 - August 2, 2013

Oscar Murillo: work is the artist's first solo exhibition in the United States. It is comprised of paintings made by the artist in the summer of 2012 during a five-week residency at the...

AMERICAN EXUBERANCE

November 30, 2011 - July 27, 2012

In our efforts to understand the America we live in today, we turn toward contemporary art and artists. The 64 artists in American Exuberance, all citizens or residents of this country, are keen...

How Soon Now

December 1, 2010 - August 26, 2011

How Soon Now features over thirty of the worldʼs most compelling contemporary artists including Cecily Brown, Thea Djordjadze, Huan Yong Ping, Matthew Day Jackson, Analia Saban...

TIME CAPSULE

December 1, 2010 - August 26, 2011

Time Capsule, Age 13 to 21: The Contemporary Art Collection of Jason Rubell is an exhibition that Jason Rubell first curated for his college thesis at Duke University in 1991...

Beg Borrow and Steal

December 2, 2009 - August 27, 2010

In 2005 the Rubells had a series of conversations with artists Kelly Walker and Wade Guyton, who talked about the generosity of some artists in the nature of their work. Walker and Guyton...

30 Americans

December 3, 2008 - May 30, 2009

30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American artists of the last three decades. This provocative exhibition focuses on issues of racial, sexual, and historical identity...