Black & White & In Between: Contemporary Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Date: August 27, 2019 – December 8, 2019
Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Opening Reception: Sunday, September 15, 2019, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Curated By: Billie Milam Weisman
Venue: Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263
Information: 310.506.4851   |   Museum staff: 310.506.7257

This eclectic grouping of contemporary black and white drawings, digital media, photographs, prints, paintings and sculptures are gathered together for this exhibition from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation.

In color theory black and white are complete opposites. In scientific terms, where color is determined through the visible spectrum of light, black is the absorption, or absence, of all visible light; and white is the reflection, or presence, of it. When color is determined through pigment, or molecular coloring agents, the reverse is true – black is the presence of all colors, and white is their absence. Given that how we see color is interpreted differently within each of our brains, limiting the palette in this way creates high contrast that has a big impact on the viewer. (Read more)