A hole containing a mystery element is shown partially dug in an arid landscape

Carbon

Burning and screaming, trees, regenerating mushrooms, plastic and concrete recycled into sneering skulls and melting…

Three men cry out in angst in a black and white photograph.

Jeremy Shaw: Liminals

Born in Vancouver and now based in Berlin, Jeremy Shaw explores altered states and the cultural and scientific practices that attempt to capture transcendental experience. The artist draws on and often combines the strategies of documentary filmmaking, music video, conceptual art, and scientific research to create a space of ambiguity in which disparate belief systems and histories are thrown into interpretive limbo.

Two collaged figures address one another in a patterned landscape

ROMARE BEARDEN: ABSTRACTION

Romare Bearden: Abstraction is the first exhibition to fully explore the artist’s significant body of abstract work created between 1952 and 1964.

A photographer apparently in their studio looks through the viewfinder of their camera while seated. The camera lens is pointed towards the viewer and the photographer's face is obscured by their camera.

Monsen Photography Lecture: Paul Mpagi Sepuya

The Henry is excited to welcome Paul Mpagi Sepuya as this year’s Monsen Photography Lecture speaker. This annual lecture brings key makers and thinkers in photographic practice to the Henry. Paul Mpagi Sepuya (b. 1982, San Bernardino, CA) is a Los Angeles-based artist working in photography and Associate Professor in Media Arts at the University of California, San Diego.