Current Exhibitions

Joe Bradley, Mother and Child (detail)

Joe Bradley

Lois Foster Gallery

October 15, 2017 - January 28, 2018

This exhibition is the first large-scale museum exhibition in North America devoted to the work of celebrated New York-based artist Joe Bradley (b. 1975, Kittery, Maine).

Joe Bradley, Mother and Child (detail), 2016. Collection of Larry Gagosian. Image courtesy of the artist.

Tony Lewis

Tony Lewis: Plunder

Foster Mural

October 15, 2017 - June 10, 2018

As part of his Perlmutter residency, Chicago-based artist Tony Lewis (b. 1986) has created a site-specific project that grows out of his ongoing investigations of the relationships between drawing, abstraction, and language.

Tony Lewis, Plunder, 2017 (installation view). Charles Mayer Photography.

Kevork Mourad, Immortal City

Kevork Mourad: Immortal City

Mildred S. Lee Gallery

September 8, 2017 - January 21, 2018

An exhibition of new paintings by Kevork Mourad (b. Syria 1970), an artist known for his performative collaborations with composers, dancers, and musicians, will feature work created in response to the war in Syria and the destruction of the artist’s beloved city of Aleppo.

Kevork Mourad, Immortal City, 2016.

John Akomfrah, Auto Da Fé (still)

Rose Video 11: John Akomfrah

Rose Video Gallery

September 8, 2017 - January 21, 2018

The eleventh iteration of the museum’s Rose Video series will feature John Akomfrah’s "Auto Da Fé" (2016), a two-channel video that investigates historic migrations driven by religious persecution.

John Akomfrah, Auto Da Fé, 2016. © Smoking Dogs Films; Courtesy Lisson Gallery.

Philip Guston, Untitled, 1969

Buckdancer's Choice: Joe Bradley Selects

Lower Rose Gallery

September 8, 2017 - January 28, 2018

In conjunction with Joe Bradley’s solo exhibition in the Foster Wing (October 15, 2017–January 28, 2018), the artist will select a group of works from the Rose collection for an innovative display that draws upon masterworks and lesser-known gems of the museum’s holdings.

Philip Guston, Heir, 1964. Bequest of Musa Guston.

Carrie Moyer, Vieni Qui Bella, detail

Body Talk

Gerald S. and Sandra Fineberg Gallery

September 8, 2017 - January 28, 2018

Tracing connections from early to recently acquired objects, this presentation is the first in a series to explore the origins and thematic through lines in the Rose Art Museum’s collection.

Carrie Moyer, Vieni Qui Bella, 2016 (detail).

Mark Dion, The Undisciplined Collector, 2015

Mark Dion: The Undisciplined Collector

Permanent Installation

September 12, 2015, 12 a.m.

Wood paneled and furnished with the trappings of a 1961 collector's den, The Undisciplined Collector evokes the year of the Rose Art Museum's founding and serves as an introduction to the rich history of collecting at Brandeis University.

Mark Dion, The Undisciplined Collector, 2015. Rose Art Museum Special Fund. Photo by Charles Mayer.