The exhibition comprised 103 vessels and figurative pieces — one for each year of her life — and were personally selected by Beatrice Wood. These were her favorite pieces, which she called “my Museum Collection,” and had never before been exhibited in their entirety. Additional pieces came from the San Diego Museum of Art and private collections.
The documentary films “BEATRICE WOOD: MAMA OF DADA” and “SPECIAL PEOPLE: BEATRICE WOOD – Her Life Is Her Art” were shown during the exhibition.
The exhibition was funded in part by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and the County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program.
One of a Kind
Featuring jewelry, body ornaments and a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers and sea creatures by internationally-renowned artist, Arline Fisch.
An intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery featuring a selection of shadow puppets from Indonesia.
Pre-Columbian Art from Mingei's Collection
Part of the Getty Center-led initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, this exhibition offers the most comprehensive presentation to date of the Museum’s significant holdings of objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America.
Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Featuring approximately 40 kantha (decorative stitched quilting made from recycled sari) from the Museum's permanent collection.