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Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University

Eames_Chair_hm_pageCreativity on the Line: Design for the Corporate World, 1950–1975

Through August 21
This groundbreaking exhibition presents a fascinating new perspective on the creation and production of mid-century modern design by such major American figures as Eliot Noyes and Paul Rand (for IBM and Westinghouse), Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson (for Herman Miller), Ivan Chermayeff (for Mobil Oil), and Will Burtin (for Upjohn). Learn more

Flemish_12Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser

Opens September 15

This mid-career survey of artist Nina Katchadourian — who is based in Brooklyn but was raised on the Stanford campus — explores several major bodies of her work including video, photography, sculpture, and sound art. Using ingenuity and humor, Katchadourian’s art encourages us to reinvigorate our own sense of curiosity and creativity and to see our everyday surroundings as sites for discovery. Learn more


Rodin: The Shock of the Modern Body

Opens September 15

This exhibition celebrates Auguste Rodin’s rentless pursuit to convey complex emotions, diverse psychological states, and pure sensuality through the nude. A century after his death, Auguste Rodin continues to be recognized for making figurative sculpture modern by redefining the expressive capacity of the human form. Learn more

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