Artist Andrea Mason presents the first in a series of performances in which writers and artists were invited to create new work based on material from Modern Art Oxford’s archive, ranging from Director’s papers to cancelled exhibitions.
One of the most popular exhibitions over the past fifty years at Modern Art Oxford was that of the celebrated French humanist photographer Robert Doisneau (1912 – 1994) in 1992. For those of us growing up in the 1980s and ’90’s who postered our bedrooms with his iconic images, such as Le baiser de… Continue reading The Director’s Archive: Robert Doisneau, 1992
Starting in 2015, Modern Art Oxford hosted a design project in collaboration with Emmaus and Love Your Plane. Watch the video below to see how the project is progressing and the start of the desk being made.
This performance was an interactive homage to Shelley Duvall’s legendary scene in The Shining, mythologised as having the most recorded takes in film history. Members of the public were invited to recreate this iconic moment, after which they became part of the looping performance. This event was held at Modern Art Oxford on Saturday 26… Continue reading Re-Visit: KALEIDOSCOPE Live – Dog Kennel Hill Project: Shelley on a Loop
Myth & Reality: Aspects of Modern Indian Art was held at the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford from 27 June to 8 August 1982. During David Elliott’s directorship, the Museum of Modern Art became renowned for the geographical diversity of the art it displayed (‘looking for inspiration in the most unexpected areas. From Japan to… Continue reading The Archive: Myth & Reality: Aspects of Modern Indian Art (1982)