The exhibition features new and historical works by over 100 artists and collectives
Pittsburgh, PA (June 22, 2022) –Today, Carnegie Museum of Art officially announces artists and collectives that will participate in the upcoming 58th Carnegie International. The exhibition, titled Is it morning for you yet?, runs from September 24, 2022 to April 2, 2023, and unfolds along two conceptual overlapping currents: historical works from the collections of international institutions, estates, and artists, alongside new commissions and recent works by contemporary artists.
Organized by Sohrab Mohebbi, the Kathe and Jim Patrinos Curator of the 58th Carnegie International and associate curator Ryan Inouye with curatorial assistant Talia Heiman, the exhibition traces the geopolitical imprint of the United States since 1945 to situate the “international” within a local context. The exhibition borrows its title from a Mayan Kaqchikel expression, where instead of saying “Good morning” it is customary to ask, “Is it morning for you yet?” Inspired by a conversation with artist Édgar Calel, who will present a new commission for the show, Is it morning for you yet? acknowledges that human beings’ internal clocks and experiences are different: when it’s morning for some, it might still be night for others.
“The artists participating at the 58th Carnegie International,” says Mohebbi “many of whom are showing art in the United States for the first time, combines a practice of reconstitution, reminding us that not only do our histories of pain and longing bind us, but furthermore, our narratives of resistance and survival help us reimagine the world.”
Eric Crosby, the Henry J. Heinz II Director of Carnegie Museum of Art, adds: “Our list of artists contributing to the 58th Carnegie International reflects the expansiveness of the curatorial platform we are evolving at Carnegie Museum of Art. It exemplifies how the museum, as an inquisitive and responsive institution, welcomes collaborators from across the region, our broader nation, and the globe. We invite their perspectives to activate the museum as a site for civic and social engagement, connecting our experiences to a larger whole.”
Participating Collectives, Institutions, Estates, and Artists are as follows:
Abdul Hay Mosallam Zarara
Võ An Khánh
Angel Velasco Shaw
Antonio Martorell with poetry by Ernesto Cardenal
Colectivo 3 (Aarón Flores, Araceli Zúñiga, Blanca Noval Vilar, and César Espinosa)
Diane Severin Nguyen
Giana De Dier
Hyphen— (Akmalia Rizqita “Chita,” Grace Samboh, Ratna Mufida), presenting works by:
Kustiyah alongside Edhi Sunarso, Gregorius Sidharta Soegijo, Kartika, Rustamadji, Siti Ruliyati, Sriyani Hudyonoto, Sudarso, Trubus Soedarsono, Zaini
I Gusti Ayu Kadek Murniasih
Isabel De Obaldía
James “Yaya” Hough
Joong Seop Lee
Julian Abraham “Togar”
Karen Tei Yamashita
Krista Belle Stewart
LaToya Ruby Frazier
Let’s Get Free: The Women and Trans Prisoner Defense Committee
Los Angeles Poverty Department
Louise E. Jefferson
Monira Al Qadiri
Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende Collection presenting works by:
Alberto Pérez, Alfredo Portillos, Anders Åberg, Anonymous women, Bat T. Tchouloun, Carol Law, Derek Boshier, Eduardo Terrazas, Ernest Pignon-Ernest, Francisco Brugnoli, Gontran Guanaes Netto, Hanns Karlewski, Hugo Rivera-Scott, Leonilda González, Lilo Salberg, Luis Felipe Noé, Luis Tomasello, Maryse Eloy, Myra Landau, N. Bavoujav, Öyvind Fahlström, Patricia Israel, Paul Peter Piech, Ricardo Mesa, Ryszard Winiarski, Sambuungiin Mashbat, SANALBAT (S. Natsagdorj, N. Sandagdorj, N. Sukhbat), Valentina Cruz, Ximena Armas
Rafa Nasiri and Etel Adnan
Rosa Mena Valenzuela
Tei Carpenter / Agency—Agency
Thu Van Tran
Trương Công Tùng
With catalog contributions by:
Arlette Quỳnh-Anh Trần
Duy Lap Nguyen
José Esparza Chong Cuy
Laura Kurgan, Dare Brawley, Brian House, Jia Zhang, and Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
Myriam Ben Salah
Pablo José Ramírez
Renée Akitelek Mboya
Robert M Ochshorn
Thiago de Paula Souza
Yeonsook “Rita” Lee
The 58th Carnegie International, presented by Bank of America, is made possible by leadership support from Kathe and Jim Patrinos.
Major support is provided by the Carnegie International Endowment, The Fine Foundation, the Jill and Peter Kraus Endowment for Contemporary Art, and the Carnegie Luminaries.
Significant support is provided by Teiger Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Susan J. and Martin G. McGuinn Exhibition Fund, and the Keystone Members of the Carnegie International. The 58th Carnegie International has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Generous support is provided by the The Heinz Endowments, the Heinz Family Foundation, Nemacolin, the Louisa S. Rosenthal Family Fund, and the Friends of the Carnegie International. This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Additional support is provided by the Mondriaan Fund, the Akers Gerber Foundation, Carnegie Mellon University, Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Allegheny Health Network, NOVA Chemicals, Sotheby’s, Orange Barrel Media, Fort Pitt Capital, the Henry Moore Foundation, Advanced Auto Parts, Giant Eagle Foundation, UPMC and UPMC Health Plan, the Japan Foundation, the Fans of the Carnegie International, and the Carnegie Collective.
The 58th Carnegie International is supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York, and is supported by Etant donnés Contemporary Art, a program from Villa Albertine and FACE Foundation, in partnership with the French Embassy of the United States.
Support for the exhibition catalogue is provided by Antenna Space Shanghai, De Buck Gallery, Experimenter, Greene Naftali, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, JTT New York NY, Luhring Augustine, Michael Werner Gallery, Modern Art, Rodeo London / Piraeus, Salon 94, and Stephen Friedman Gallery.
Carnegie Museum of Art is supported by The Heinz Endowments and Allegheny Regional Asset District. Carnegie Museum of Art receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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