This exhibition brings together artworks from The Ringling’s permanent collection of modern and contemporary art and selections from Keith D. and Linda L. Monda’s collection.
On View March 17 - September 29, 2019 | Order Systems, the first US solo museum exhibition by Natasha Mazurka, debuts a new body of paintings, embossings, and site-specific installations using textured layers of colored vinyl.
Their massive size, gaping mouths, and giant tusks make them immediately recognizable and perfect icons of circus advertising. You will marvel at a selection of circus posters, spanning almost a century, featuring images of performing hippos and “blood sweating” behemoths.
On View July 7 - October 13, 2019 | This exhibition showcases over 140 superb examples drawn from the internationally-renowned holdings of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and private collections.
On view August 11, 2019 - February 16, 2020 | Time Spy is a mesmerizing animated film by Chinese artist Sun Xun. A superb painter and draughtsman, Sun Xun incorporates traditional techniques including ink painting, charcoal drawing, and woodblock printing into his films.
Circuses, expositions, and other forms of popular entertainment enchanted Western audiences with exotic peoples from faraway places in the nineteenth century. These entertainments had a profound impact on the way Westerners perceived the peoples of other parts of the world.
Drawing from the Museum’s permanent collection of modern and contemporary art, this exhibition assembles more than twenty paintings and sculptures by European and American artists associated with Abstract Expressionism.
This exhibition will be featured in the Searing Galleries. Please check back for more information.
Syd Solomon: Concealed and Revealed offers an unique selection of paintings by the artist, along with numerous objects from the Solomon Archive on view for the first time.
Skyway is a celebration of artistic practices in the Tampa Bay region, as it is a collaboration between four institutions: the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; the Tampa Museum of Art; and the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa.