In Our Time: Selections from the Singer Collection
Online and on view through February 12, 2023
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA)
Borrowing from the collection of Iris and Adam Singer, “In Our Time” takes a focused look at 40 works by 27 global contemporary artists. Through painting as a primary medium, the exhibition deconstructs the use of narrative, figuration, and abstraction in artworks by Tunji Adeniyi-Jones, Annan Affotey, Patrick Alston, Hurvin Anderson, Michael Armitage, Amoako Boafo, Mark Bradford, Dominic Chambers, Jadé Fadojutimi, Derek Fordjour, Alex Gardner, Rashid Johnson, Rachel Jones, Danielle McKinney, Wangechi Mutu, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Chris Ofili, Naudline Pierre, Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe, Nathaniel Mary Quinn, Betye Saar, Tschabalala Self, Vaughn Spann, Genesis Tramaine, Zandile Tshabalala, Kehinde Wiley and Michaela Yearwood-Dan.
The exhibition features a site-specific commission of wallpaper by the artist Merryn Omotayo Alaka, specifically designed to complement the works and exhibition space.
Organized by Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and guest-curated by Allison Glenn, senior curator New York’s Public Art Fund. Support provided by Signature Partner Charles Schwab and Supporting Partners Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management and Valdes Group of Merrill Private Wealth.
[Image: Gallery view of “In Our Time: Selections from the Singer Collection” on view Oct. 1, 2022–Feb. 12, 2023 at SMoCA. Artworks shown (left to right): “Nathaniel Mary Quinn, “Drums Horse,” 2019, and Rashid Johnson, “Bruise Painting ‘Half God’,” 2021, Collection of Iris and Adam Singer. Photo: David Blakeman]