MUSEUM OF CAPITALISMOpening Exhibition is now CLOSED
From June - August 2017, the Museum of Capitalism opened its inaugural exhibition in Oakland, California with a series of multimedia exhibits created by a diverse network of artists, scholars, and ordinary citizens, exploring the historical phenomenon of capitalism and its intersections with themes like race, class, and environment in the United States. The exhibition featured exhibits, artworks, and artifacts created by the following artists:
Alexander Klose, Amy Malbeuf, Art for a Democratic Society, Ben Bigelow, Blake Fall-Conroy, Bureau d'Études, Caitlin Berrigan, Carrie Hott, Center for Genomic Gastronomy, Center for Tactical Magic, Chip Lord, Christy Chow, Claire Pentecost, Curtis Talwst Santiago, Dennis Palazzolo, Dread Scott, Evan Desmond Yee, Finger Pointing Worker/Kota Takeuchi, Fran Ilich, Futurefarmers, Gabby Miller, Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, Igor Vamos, Jasper Waters, Jennifer Dalton, Jenny Odell, Jesse Sugarmann, Jordan Bennett, Kambui Olujimi, Kate Haug, Kelly Jazvac, Marisa Jahn, Mark Curran, Michael Mandiberg, Michelle de la Vega, Oliver Ressler, Packard Jennings, Patricia Reed, Rimini Protokoll, Sadie Barnette, Sayler / Morris, Sharon Daniel, Steven Cottingham, Superflex, Tara Shi, Taraneh Hemami, Temporary Services , Tiare Ribeaux and Donald Hanson, Tim Portlock, and Valeria Mogilevich.
The opening also included a special exhibition called American Domain, curated by Erin Elder, featuring the following artists:
Bruce Nauman, Chip Thomas, Chris Ballantyne, Chris Collins , Christine Howard Sandoval, Erika Osborne, Jesse Vogler, Terri Warpinski, Tom Miller, Winter Count (Cannupa Hanska Luger, Nicholas Galanin, Merritt Johnson, Dylan McLaughlin, Ginger Dunnill)
This exhibition was made possible by an Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award. The Exhibition Award program was founded in 1998 to honor Emily Hall Tremaine. It rewards innovation and experimentation among curators by supporting thematic exhibitions that challenge audiences and expand the boundaries of contemporary art.
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