Camouflage: In Plain Sight
Date: Oct 28, 2016 - Feb 5, 2017
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
- Times: Daily during museum hours
- Admission: Included with museum admission, $7-$15
- Location: Anchorage Museum
This 7,500-square-foot exhibition explores how we work to be seen and unseen. Through the lenses of natural history, military history, art, design, technology, fashion and popular culture, Camouflage highlights the contrast between the functional and cultural. Included in the exhibition are historical objects, natural history specimens, items from popular culture, and major works of modern and contemporary art by artists like Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and Cindy Sherman. Camouflage also explores how contemporary society and new technology continually transform the way we hide in plain sight, even to create anti-camouflage: invisibility cloaks inspired by the dermal modification properties of snakes, fish and butterflies; algorithm-based data “masking"; counter-surveillance cosmetics and apparel that thwart thermal imaging and confuse facial recognition systems.
Anchorage, AK 99501-3544 Local