Exhibition History

Exhibitions Organized and Curated


Aldo Tambellini: Atlantic in Brooklyn (1971-72), Pierogi Gallery, Boiler Room, Brooklyn (September 11 – October 11, 2015).


Jackson Pollock’s Mural in American Art (2015-16). Organize international tour for the University of Iowa Art Museum, opening at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Venice, in coordination with the Venice Biennale (April 25 – November 16, 2015); Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin (November 25, 2015 – April 10, 2016); Museo Picasso, Malaga, Spain (April 20 – September 11, 2016). Curator, David Anfam; Joseph D. Ketner, Consulting Curator.

Pollock Mural UIAM


Otto Piene and Electronic Art in New England. (January 10– February 15, 2015). Cyberarts Gallery, Boston. Co-curated with George Fifield and John Powell.


Bálint Bolygó. (October-November 2013). Cyberarts Gallery, Boston and Emerson College, Boston.

Views of the installation at Emerson College.

View of the installation at Boston Cyberarts Gallery.


Aldo Tambellini: We Are The Primitives of a New Era. Paintings and Projections 1961-1989 (September – October, 2013) James Cohan Gallery, New York

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Click image above for video documentation of Aldo Tambellini We Are The New Primitives, 2013 exhibition at the James Cohan Gallery, New York.
Video by James Manning


Image Machine: Andy Warhol and Photography (September 2012- December 2013). The Cincinnati Center of Contemporary Art; The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University.

Views of installation at Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University.

Views of the installation at  The Cincinnati Center of Contemporary Art.


Robert S. Duncanson: Ante-bellum African American Artist. (September 5 – December 8, 2012). Ira Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York.


Yoon Lee, Confluence, Mirrored/John Powell, Text Walk, 2012. (May 12, 2012-). Public art project with 300-foot long digital mural by Yoon Lee and interactive light/text installation by John Powell on the Little Building of Emerson College at Tremont and Boylston Streets on the Boston Common.


Paramount Urban Screen: Jim Campbell, John Craig Freeman, Brian Knep, Bruce Pearson, John Powell and Erwin Redl (October 2011-). 3-story LED Wall, Washington St., Emerson College, Boston.


Aldo Tambellini: Black Zero (October 1- November 1, 2011). Chelsea Museum, New York. Curated multimedia installation.

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Click above for video documentation of Aldo Tambellini Black Zero, 2011 exhibition at the Chelsea Art Museum.
Video by James Manning


Otto Piene, Sky Art Event, May 7, 2011. M.I.T. 150th Anniversary Celebration, organized by M.I.T. Museum. On collaborative team to produce Sky Art event.


Aldo Tambellini: The Black Films. (February 18 – April 15, 2011) Emerson College, Boston.


Bruce Conner. (October 8 – November 19, 2010). Emerson College, Boston.


William Kentridge and Robin Rhode: Two Views of South Africa. October 2 – December 11, 2009. Huret and Spector Gallery, Emerson College, Boston.


Andy Warhol: The Last Decade. Milwaukee Art Museum (September 26, 2009 – January 3, 2010); the Museum of Modern Art, Fort Worth (February 15 – May 15, 2010), the Brooklyn Museum (June 19 – September 12, 2010), and the Baltimore Museum of Art (October 17, 2010 – January 9, 2011).


Erwin Redl FADE: A Light Installation (September 26-November 30, 2008). Huret and Spector Gallery, Emerson College, Boston.


Act / React: Interactive Installation Art (October 4, 2008 – January 11, 2009). Milwaukee Art Museum. Curated by George Fifield. Organized and coordinated by Joseph Ketner.


Santiago Cucullu MF Ziggurat: On-Site Installation (April 2008-January 2009). Milwaukee Art Museum.


Sensory Overload: Light, Motion, Sound, and the Optical in Art Since 1945 (January 24, 2008 – October 2009). Milwaukee Art Museum.


Mrs. Harry Lynde Bradley Collection. Milwaukee Art Museum (2006 – present). Reinstallation of modern art collection.


Elusive Signs: Bruce Nauman Works with Light. Milwaukee Art Museum (2006-8). Indianapolis Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami; Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington; Musee d’art contemporain, Montreal; Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art.


Yun-fei Ji: The Empty Cities. The Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis (1-3/04); Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, New York (5-6/04); Curated expanded exhibit for The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University (9-12/04).


Co-Existence: Contemporary Cultural Production in South Africa. The Rose Art Museum (1-6/03); South Africa National Gallery (SANG), Cape Town (9-12/03); Co-curated by Pamela Allara, Brandeis University, Marilyn Martin, Director, Iziko Museums of South Africa.


Fictions: New Narratives in Contemporary Photography and Video. The Rose Art Museum (9-11/02).


Roxy Paine: Second Nature. The Rose Art Museum (4-6/02); Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston (10/02-1/03); SITE Santa Fe, NM (4-7/03). De Pont Foundation of Contemporary Art, Tilburg, The Netherlands (9-12/03). Co-curated with Lynn Herbert, CAMH.


A Defining Generation: Then and Now, 1961-2001. The Rose Art Museum (9-12/01). Organized and co-curated with Sam Hunter.


Tracey Moffatt: Invocations. The Rose Art Museum (9-10/00).


Stephen Antonakos: Time Boxes 2000, with Richard Artschwager, Daniel Buren, Sol LeWitt, and Robert Ryman. The Rose Art Museum (1-3/00).


Bruce Pearson: A New Visual Language. The Rose Art Museum (8-10/99); Gallery of Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS (11-12/99).


Lifting the Veil: Robert S. Duncanson and the Emergence of the African American Artist. The Cincinnati Art Museum/Taft Museum, Cincinnati (9-11/95); Washington University Gallery of Art (1-3/96); Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX (4-6/96); Clark Atlanta University Art Gallery (6-9/96), as part of Atlanta Olympic Games.


A Gallery of Modern Art at Washington University in St. Louis. Washington University Gallery of Art (8-10/94).


The Crossing of Borders and the Creation of Worlds: The Art of Howard Jones. Washington University Gallery of Art (10/93). Catalogue with essay by Professor Udo Kultermann.


Carl F. Wimar (1828-1862): Chronicler of the Missouri River Frontier.  Washington University Gallery of Art (1-3/91); Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth (4-8/91).


Jean Dubuffet: Forty Years of His Art. David and Alfred Smart Gallery, University of Chicago (10-12/84); Washington University Gallery of Art (1-3/85).


The Beautiful, the Sublime, and the Picturesque: British Influences on American Landscape Painting. Washington University Gallery of Art (2-4/84).


David Shapiro: Five Series. Fort Wayne Museum of Art (9-10/82); Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio (11-12/82); Canton Art Institute, Canton, Ohio (1-2/83).


Grace Hartigan: Thirty Years of Painting, 1950-1980. Fort Wayne Museum of Art (2-3/81); Georgia Museum of Art, Athens (3-4/81); and the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina (5-7/81).