Exhibitions at HoMA First Hawaiian Center

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    Hadley Nunes, 'Allies I: The Garden,' 2019. Acrylic on canvas

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    Jisoo Kang Boggs, 'Gathering,' 2019. Ceramic

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    Phil Jung, 'Mixed Swamp Exhibit,' 2012. Archival inkjet print

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    James Knudsen, 'Waikiki,' 2014. Archival inkjet print

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July 11, 2019 - December 20, 2019
First Hawaiian Center


Exhibition Overview

Into the Fourth: Hadley Nunes
Hadley Nunes’ recent paintings explore a diversity of interests including art historical research and travel, virtual and augmented reality, dance, and floral arranging. Taking inspiration from artists throughout history who reference nature and the body, Nunes’ vibrantly energetic works straddle the line between abstraction and representation.

Sculptural Ceramics by Hawai‛i Potters’ Guild Member Artists
Honolulu Museum of Art in conjunction with Hawai‛i Potters Guild presents a group exhibition of abstract and figurative works that expand the traditional use of clay as a medium for functional pottery. Featured are works by Jisoo Kang Boggs, Kimberly De Souza, Rae Douglass, Ashley Huang, Harinani Orme, Johannette Rowley, Esther Shimazu, and Maile Yawata. 

Artificial Realities: Phil Jung and James Knudsen
Phil Jung’s series of photographs documenting zoo enclosures around the United States features painted backgrounds of trees and mountains alongside living and artificial foliage, while fluorescent or tinted lights add to the stark, unnatural atmosphere. James Knudsen’s richly textured photographs taken in and around Waikiki and Chinatown offer a nuanced view of the city that goes beyond expected associations with paradise, surfers, and sunny vacations.

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