Rotunda Projects:
Lisa Hoke

October 25, 2017 - June 3, 2018

Lisa Hoke (b. 1952) titled this single over-the-top installation in the Brooks rotunda Pie in the Sky - reflecting both her aspirations for the work, as well as her fears of expecting too much. The dazzling complex abstraction is constructed of recycled and repurposed materials.

 


Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror:

A Tribute to John Ashbery (1927-2017)

Currently on view

This artist book highlights the Pulitzer-prize winning work of poet John Ashbery who died in September of 2017.


Making Our Mark:
A Creative Path for Change

Currently on view

Young men from Juvenile Intervention and Faith-Based Follow-up (JIFF) came to the Brooks for eight group art therapy sessions to discover how art could help them explore and expand their understanding of self and community.


Drawing Memory:
Essence of Memphis

Currently on view 

Victor Ekpuk, a Nigerian American artist, painted a mural for the new African art galleries in March 2017. His art is inspired by nsibidi, a sacred means of communication among male secret societies in southeastern Nigeria.


Selections from William Eggleston's Portfolios

Currently on view

The photographs come out of two of William Eggleston’s large portfolios in the museum’s collection, Eggleston’s Egypt and The Louisiana Project.


Carroll Cloar Gallery

Currently on view

In honor of Carroll Cloar and to commemorate the museum’s hundredth anniversary, the Brooks Museum created a gallery dedicated to his art.