The Formaldehyde Trip (excerpt) by "Prometheus 2017: Four Artists from Mexico Revisit Orozco" artist Naomi Rincón-Gallardo
Adela Goldbard, A World of Laughter, A World of Fears
Documentation from November 18, 2017, performance at Pomona College, Claremont, CA. Video by Media Art Services, Hannah Kirby and Peter Kirby
In conjunction with, "Prometheus 2017: Four Artists from Mexico Revisit Orozco"
"Una obra especial que será exhibida en el Museo de Arte del Colegio de Pomona terminara reducida a cenizas," Univision
Publicado: Jun 21, 2017
Las monumentales esculturas de Adela Goldbard después de ser exhibidas son reducidas totalmente a cenizas, utilizando gasolina y juegos pirotécnicos. Su enfoque es la crítica, y las hace arder siguiendo una antigua costumbre mexicana que representa el triunfo del bien sobre el mal. Actualmente, la artista está creando un microbús como los del transporte urbano en México. Para revestirlo con técnica de papel maché, está utilizando periódicos traídos de México, con artículos publicados bajo diferentes ópticas periodísticas. Full Video
"A special artwork that will be exhibited in the Pomona College Museum of Art will end reduced to ashes," Univision
June 21, 2017
Adela Goldbard’s monumental sculptures after being exhibited are completely reduced to ashes, utilizing gasoline and pyrotechnics. Her focus is criticism, and she burns the sculptures using an old Mexican custom that represents the triumph of good over evil. Currently, the artist is creating a microbus like those used for urban transport in Mexico. To cover it with papier-mâché, she is using newspapers brought from Mexico, with articles published under different journalistic perspectives.
Naomi Rincón-Gallardo, Odisea Ocotepec (Ocotepec Odyssey), 2014. Excerpts from nine-channel video installation on view in upcoming exhibition, “Prometheus 2017: Four Artists from Mexico Revisit Orozco” opening August, 29, 2017 at the Pomona College Museum of Art.
“Prometheus 2017: Four Artists from Mexico Revisit Orozco” is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles, taking place from September 2017 through January 2018 at more than 70 cultural institutions from Santa Barbara to San Diego, and from Los Angeles to Palm Springs. Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America.
The Crossing/La traversée: Art in Haiti and the U.S. (1915-1986) - Session I: March 3, 2016 Keynote Speaker: Edouard Duval Carrié
A symposium convening national and international scholars and artists to examine the deep connections between the art and material culture of Haiti and the United States.
"The Crossing/La traversée: Art in Haiti and the U.S." is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and the Thornton F. Bradshaw Fund at Claremont Graduate University and is co-sponsored by the Pomona College Museum of Art, the Pomona College History Department, and Claremont Graduate University. “Restoring the Spirit: Celebrating Haitian Art” originated by the Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa, and is organized by Curatorial Assistance Traveling Exhibitions, Pasadena, California.
Guerrilla Girls performance on February 5, 2015 in conjunction with exhibition “Guerrills Girls: Art in Action” on view at the Pomona College Museum of Art from January 20 – May 17, 2015.
On January 22, 2014, artist Mowry Baden visited a Pomona College class to demonstrate and discuss his immersive, large-scale sculpture "Dromedary Mezzanine," which is on exhibition at the Pomona College Museum of Art from January 21 - April 13, 2014. For more information, visit the exhibition page.
From September 3 to October 20, 2013, the Pomona College Museum of Art presented "Project Series 46: Hirokazu Kosaka: On the Verandah." This was the first solo exhibition examining the early performative work of Kosaka from 1969-1974. This video includes footage of the exhibition, and video from the archery demonstration and calligraphy workshop that Kosaka gave on October 17, 2013.
On November 21, 2013, artist Krysten Cunningham offered a largescale weaving demo during Art After Hours at the Pomona College Museum of Art.
Charles Gaines on drums with noted musicians and jazz legends Wadada Leo Smith on trumpet, Terry Adkins on sax, Louis Lopez with electronics, Nedra Wheeler on bass and AJ Fanning on cello.
In honor of Karl Benjamin (1925-2012), esteemed professor at Pomona from 1979 to 1994. This video was produced in conjunction with the 1994 Pomona College Montgomery Gallery (now Pomona College Museum of Art) exhibition "Karl Benjamin: The Pomona Years." The video is narrated by Richard Chamberlain '56. The video was produced by Bob Bassett '64 and Janell Shearer.
A backstage look at 2011-12 "It Happened at Pomona" exhibitions at the Pomona College Museum of Art. Video created by Donald Pollock, University of La Verne, and produced by Anthony Troli.
Artist conversation with Chris Burden.
Artist conversation hosted by Helene Winer with John Baldessari, William Leavitt and Allen Ruppersberg at Pomona College - February 19, 2012
Performance at Pomona - "Burning Bridges" by James Turrell '65 - January 21, 2012.
Performance at Pomona - "A Butterfly for Pomona" by Judy Chicago from Pomona College - January 21, 2012.
Performance at Pomona - "Preparation F" by John M. White - January 21, 2012.
Well-known art historian and art critic Thomas Crow ’69 delivered the opening lecture for the Pomona College Museum of Art exhibit "Part 1: Hal Glicksman at Pomona."
This show is the first a three-part exhibition for "It Happened at Pomona," which is part of the Pacific Standard Time initiative in Southern California.
To celebrate the opening of the Pomona College Museum of Art exhibit "Part 1: Hal Glicksman at Pomona," Mowry Baden '58 and Hal Glicksman took part in a conversation moderated by noted art historian and critic Thomas Crow '69.
"Part 1: Hal Glicksman at Pomona" is the first a three-part exhibition for "It Happened at Pomona," which is part of the Pacific Standard Time initiative in Southern California.
Judy Chicago: A Conversation With Her Younger Self.
On October 9 at Pomona College, renowned artist Judy Chicago performed a reenactment and response to a feminist lecture that Chicago originally delivered at Pomona College in 1970.
This special event celebrates Chicago’s involvement at Pomona College and is part of the Pomona College Museum of Art’s three-part exhibition “It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973.” Photo-documentation of her work “Snow Atmosphere” is on view until November 6 in “Part 1: Hal Glicksman at Pomona.