Ahmed Morsi in New York: Elegy of the Sea (Ground Floor)
A major figure in Egyptian modernism and the contemporary art canon, the painter, poet, and critic Ahmed Morsi has only recently begun to gain recognition in the West. “Ahmed Morsi in New York: Elegy of the Sea” brings together a number of paintings from 1983 to 2012 that the artist made in New York, where he continues to live. Morsi came of age in the 1940s and was part of the Alexandria School, a key cultural movement that placed the Egyptian city on the map as an emerging Mediterranean metropole in the postwar period.
first solo museum presentation for New York–based artist Sasha Gordon. The surreal paintings and drawings that Gordon creates explore the complexities of bodily experience in gorgeous and hyper-realistic detail.
Zilia Sánchez: Topologías / Topologies (2nd Floor)
A major survey of artist Zilia Sánchez’s works spanning from 1950 to 1996.
A singular voice in postwar Latin American modernism and geometric abstraction, Sánchez’s dynamic painterly practice encompasses a broad range of styles and themes. Spanning more than seven decades, her works are a product of continual experimentation.
Dec 5, 2023 – Apr 28, 2024
Institute of Contemporary Art
61 NE 41st St, Miami, Florida 33137