Environmental Reflections: Contemporary Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Kelly Berg, Ring of Fire, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 60×80 in. (152.4 x 203.2 cm)

Date: August 31, 2021 – December 5, 2021
Tuesday through Sunday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Free Admission)
Opening Reception: Sunday, October 3, 2021, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Throughout history, artists have attempted to capture the beauty in the forces of nature, each interpretation unique and distinctly different from the other. In Environmental Reflections: Contemporary Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, a diverse range of practices come together to bring fleeting glimpses of nature through the human experience. Nature is constantly shifting and changing, sometimes in miniscule ways that are often overlooked, such as how the sky shifts with sunrise and sunset, or the way flowers and plants sway in the wind and rotate in the direction of the sunlight. Then there are the grand changes due to natural and man-made disasters of hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, droughts or the depletion of natural resources. This exhibition brings a broad spectrum of approaches that reflect a reverence for nature and its complexities. (Read more)