Exhibitions at The McEvoy Foundation for the Arts (MFA)
Lessons of the Hour is a ten-screen film installation and photography exhibition by Isaac Julien, CBE RA, that explores the life of the visionary African American writer, abolitionist, statesman, and freed slave Frederick Douglass. Incorporating excerpts from Douglass’ speeches and dramatizations of his private and public milieus, the centerpiece of the exhibition, Lessons of the Hour — Frederick Douglass (2019) offers a contemplative, poetic journey into Douglass’ zeitgeist and a forceful… more
upon the themes of Virginia Woolf’s seminal novel
Michael Jang’s California explores the artist’s career as a portrait and street photographer in California, concentrating on Jang’s early work as he was discovering the medium.
While Michael Jang has had a significant career as a professional portrait photographer, he has also been photographing people in the streets for over fifty years. As a student at California Institute of the Arts and the San Francisco Art Institute in the 1970s, he demonstrated an uncanny ability to cap… more