The works in the exhibition, titled “A Counterfeit Gift Wrapped in Fire,” examine cultural representations related to transformation.
Tag: Devan Shimoyama
By making altering clothing for expressive purposes, the artists in “Garmenting: Costume as Contemporary Art” transform dress into a critical tool.
“The Regional” is the first major multi-museum survey dedicated to contemporary artists based in the Midwest.
Shimoyama’s installation “The Grove” is an imagined future monument to the year 2020.
Professor Devan Shimoyama‘s work is part of the exhibition “Textures,” on view at the Kent State University Museum through August 7, 2022. “Textures” synthesizes research in history, fashion, art, and visual culture to reassess the “hair story” of peoples of African descent. Long a fraught topic for African Americans and others in the diaspora, Black… Read more »
“The Grove” presents bedazzled utility poles with the kinds of artificial flowers, dangling sneakers and other materials often seen in impromptu urban or roadside memorials.
The exhibition presents eight artists whose works enable dialogue at the intersections of identity expression.
Shimoyama’s work “A Tiny Tribute” is part of a recent gift to the Columbus Museum of Art from the Scantland Collection.
The work in “Diamond” celebrates the kinship between queer male youth and the powerhouse female diva.
“All the Rage”is Shiomyama’s first solo show in Europe.