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.
On View April 13 - July 21 | this exhibition features new work by acclaimed photojournalist David Burnett, commissioned by his 2017 Greenfield Prize at the Hermitage Artist Retreat. For his latest project, Fourth Quarter, Burnett has spent nearly two years photographing senior-aged athletes from around the country.
Their massive size, gaping mouths, and giant tusks make them immediately recognizable and perfect icons of circus advertising. From June 1 through September 30, 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.
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.