Show: SMoCA x Patrick Alston


Patrick Alston part of the  Iris and Adam C. Singer Collection.



In Our Time: Selections from the Singer Collection

 OCT 1, 2022 - FEB 12, 2023


In Our Time is a focused look at 27 global contemporary artists from the Iris and Adam C. Singer Collection.
In Our Time: Selections from the Singer Collection includes a selection of paintings and works on paper collected by Iris and Adam C. Singer over the span of 16 years. In Our Time is anchored by the work of leading global contemporary artists living and working in cities such as London, Beijing, New York, New Haven, Los Angeles, Accra, and Nairobi. With an immediacy that speaks to the moment, this group of 27 artists are presenting narratives and exploring key themes, concerns, and ideas, both personal and ubiquitous. This selection of 40 paintings and works on paper includes a range of styles and approaches, and careers from emerging to established.  
The exhibition deconstructs the use of narrative, figuration, and abstraction in artworks by Tunji Adeniyi-Jones, Patrick Alston, Hurvin Anderson, Francis Annan Affotey, 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 QuinnBetye Saar, Tschabalala SelfVaughn Spann, Genesis Tramaine, Zandile TshabalalaKehinde Wiley, and Michaela Yearwood-Dan.