Feel the Sun in Your Mouth: Recent Acquisitions

August 24, 2019 – February 23, 2020

Still from video work Swallow, Laure Prouvost. 2013.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Avenue at 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Lower-level Galleries Floor Plan

Feel the Sun in Your Mouth: Recent Acquisitions, brings together artworks acquired by the museum over the past five years. Highlighting works that encapsulate the current moment, the exhibition is an opportunity to acknowledge deeper trends in the cultural landscape and identify art that is opening new avenues of exploration. The exhibition fills the museum’s lower-level galleries with more than 25 works in a variety of media by artists from a dozen countries, creating a patchwork of global perspectives on critical contemporary issues.