Road Trip

  • Lee Friedlander, South Dakota, 1969, Gelatin silver print 8 ½ x 13 inches (image size), 11 x 14 inches (sheet), Courtesy of Fraenkel Gallery and the Estate of the artist, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

  • Margarita Cabrera, Vocho (yellow), 2004, Vinyl, thread and car parts, 5 x 6 x 13 feet, Courtesy of Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York

  • Steven Deo , Trailways Baggage, 2003, Fused shoe tops and shoes, Installation varying dimensions, Collection of San Jose Museum of Art, Gift of the artist, Photo courtesy of David Nuffer

  • Amy Stein, Outside Lexington, Kentucky from the series "Stranded," 2006, Digital print, 24 x 30 inches, Courtesy of the artist

    This exhibition examined the distinctly American road trip through photography, video, sculpture, and works on paper by more than 25 artists. Road Trip offered a broad exploration of real and imagined journeys, which often entail not only a physical displacement but also a psychological and emotional passage.

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    Road Trip YouTube Videos

    For the exhibition Road Trip, the San Jose Museum of Art is offering video supplements to the exhibition. The video profiles are of Curator Kristen Evangelista and two artists in the show, Sasha Petrenko and Tracey Snelling. Watch the videos here or check out a iPod Touch at the museum and watch them in better resolution on our tour. Have an iPhone of iPod Touch of your own? Go to!

    Road Trip artists: Verda Alexander, Eleanor Antin, Jane Benson, Val Britton, Jeff Brouws, Margarita Cabrera, Sophie Calle and Gregory Shephard, C5, Steven Deo, Walker Evans, Lee Friedlander, Robert Frank, Candace Plummer Guadiani, Gilbert Guerrero and Kathleen Quillian, Charles LaBelle, Dorothea Lange, Nina Katchadourian, Roger Minick, Wright Morris, Catherine Opie, Sasha Petrenko, Lordy Rodriguez, Ed Ruscha, Tracey Snelling, Indigo Som, Zoe Sonenberg, Amy Stein, Joseph Wilhelm, and Sandra Wong.



    • City of San José
    • James Irvine Foundation
    • Koret Foundation
    • David and Lucile Packard Foundation
    • McManis Faulkner