Amalia Mesa-Baines: Archeology of Memory

Shop items inspired by Amalia Mesa-Baines: Archeology of Memory on view at Phoenix Art Museum November 5, 2023 - February 25, 2024.

Organized by Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Amalia Mesa-Bains: Archaeology of Memory is the first major retrospective to explore the historically significant work and career of Amalia Mesa-Bains, a pioneering Chicana and feminist multimedia artist. The exhibition brings together nearly 60 works created over 45 years, including the artist’s renowned altar-installations and her lesser-studied handmade books and palimpsest prints characterized by a signature archeological aesthetic of layering and excavation.