Join us for a conversation with artists Steve Locke, Liz Glynn and Lina Maria Giraldo whose current civic-minded public artworks prompt us to consider the definition and composition of "the public". BPL president David Leonard moderates this conversation about the role public art plays in shaping a public dialogue.
Join advocates for affordable housing and artists engaged in community activism around housing issues for a dialogue on current issues in the Boston housing landscape, including what roles culture and capitalism play.
Artists Fred Lynch and Michael McLaughlin anchor their work in distinctly different landscapes. Lynch’s drawings shares the experience of place in the walled, medieval city of Viterbo, Italy. McLaughlin’s work is firmly anchored in the urban landscape, with a nod to the work of the Photorealists of the 1970’s and 80’s.
Daniel G. Baird and LaKela Brown, two participating artists from our current group show "Classic Beauty: 21st-Century Artists on Ancient [Greek] Form" will be in conversation with scholars from Providence College Galleries.
Since the late 1970s, Mernet Larsen has engaged with the history and idioms of geometric abstraction. In the early 2000s her work took a crucial turn, developing a unique marriage of abstraction and figuration that has been described as geometric figure painting.
Please join us for a conversation between visual artists Fritz Haeg and Nils Norman and Julieta González, Artistic Director of Museo Jumex. They will discuss their recent project Proposals for a Plaza at Museo Jumex.
Fred Moten is a poet and scholar whose work explores critical theory, black studies, and performance studies, and is currently professor of performance studies at New York University.
Dawn Clements was born in Woburn, Massachusetts. Her powerful use of Sumi ink and ballpoint pen on small- to large-scale paper panels is her primary medium. She often cuts and pastes paper together to edit and compose a completed drawing, adding paper as necessary to create the desired scale.
Chie Fueki is a Japanese American painter. Her intricately patterned and detailed paintings, often created on mulberry paper or wood panel, combine influences from both Eastern and Western decorative and folk arts, and range in subject from sports imagery to more traditional subjects such as memento mori and portraits of friends.
Corinne Wasmuht (b. 1964) is considered one of the most important German painters of her generation. In this lecture, the artist will discuss her work, from her early naturalistic structures of the late 1980s to more recent large-scale oil paintings, which reflect her interest in digital imagery and the anonymity of public space.
Two participating artists, Ruby Sky Stiler and Lucy Kim will be in conversation with Providence College scholars about both their own work and how their practice can be situated within a contemporary interest in history, archaeology, and visual research that redefines iconic Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic forms.
Ten years ago, Jason Moran created the soundtrack for Glenn Ligon’s The Death of Tom, an abstractionist recreation of the final scene of the 1903 silent film Uncle Tom’s Cabin, based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Join the artists in revisiting this important collaboration with a screening and live performance.
Yunhee Min examines the relationships between color, form, and materiality. Over the past two decades, she has moved seamlessly between studio painting and large-scale site-specific installations, creating works in various media including painting, sculpture, and video to investigate these concerns.
Alexandria Smith is a mixed media visual artist and co-organizer of the collective, Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter. In Smith’s large-scale, mixed media works, humor and a dark probing of social issues are filtered through her personal mythology.
This panel discussion, titled in reference to Walter Benjamin’s essay Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, will focus on how our current ecological age, the Anthropocene, has influenced the solo-exhibitions on view at the Kingston Gallery: Linda Leslie Brown’s “Plastiglomerate” and Phyllis Ewen’s “Deep Time.” Panel participants include Linda Leslie Brown, Phyllis Ewen, Evelyn Rydz and moderator Sam Toabe.
Join us for a screening of the “San Fransisco Bay Area” episode from Season 9 of Art21, followed by a conversation.
This exhibition is composed of three digital new media fine artists, using a variety of techniques to interact with technology in their creative process.
“Every generation invents a new artistic technique or medium to create new ways to express the concepts, thoughts, and feelings of the age. Just as the painter’s brush is an extension of their hand, so the computer is the extension of the creative mind.” Gloria King Merritt
Cecilia Vicuña is a poet, artist, filmmaker, and activist featured in the exhibition Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu at the MFA, Boston in October. Her work addresses pressing concerns of the modern world, including ecological destruction, human rights, and cultural homogenization.
Come learn what’s on the ballot for the fall 2018 election and how it affects you. Mathematician Moon Duchin will present on the Voter Rights Data Institute and their work combatting gerrymandering. Register to vote, and hear more about local and national issues at stake.
This event brings artist Ian McMahon—whose plaster and scaffolding sculpture Tether is currently on view in Sculpting with Air—in conversation with Thomas White of ACTWO Architects to discuss the intersections between art and architecture and how the two disciplines creatively inform one another.
This event is part of a larger closing celebration for the exhibition We Wanted A Revolution including music, movement, conversation, and art. This evening of conversation will reflect on the many contributions of our guest speakers, their work forming influential collectives, and their continued interests.
James Bills studied mathematics and fine arts at Vassar College and received his Master of Fine Arts at the Maryland Institute, College of Art. A mixture of his studies in chance, information visualization and decorative arts, his work has been exhibited at venues such as the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Laholm Drawing Museum in Sweden.
The performing and visual/installation arts are undergoing significant changes challenging the traditional relationship between audience/viewers and artworks. Alban Bassuet presents, in a historical context, how music and arts are expanding beyond the bounds of concert halls or museums, from his 20-year experience designing major arts and culture facilities and installations.
Artist Carmen Winant is an assistant professor at Columbus College of Art and Design, as well as a writer, specializing in the often-contradictory promise of contemporary feminist politics and is currently writing an experimental book about the nature of practice.
Kingston Gallery Artist Luanne E Witkowski is opening an exhibition next month of work created through collaboration with her friend and colleague, Denise Marika. In their individual work Witkowski and Marika have addressed social and environmental issues both directly and abstractly. After a long illness Denise Marika passed away in early July, though her passion for activism and giving voice to the silent can be fiercely seen in this last exhibition of new work. On Saturday, September 22nd at 3pm Witkowski will be joined by Marika’s long-time studio assistant Tom Fahey as they discuss the work on view and insights into the process and concepts that helped them to arrive at this place in this collaboration.
Sedrick Huckaby (CFA 97) is a Texas-based painter known for large-scale portraits rendered in thick impasto. His densely built-up paintings portray the artist’s friends and family on a monumental scale, elevating them to the status of Renaissance icons.
In connection with her public installation in Harvard Yard this fall, Autumn (. . . Nothing Personal), artist Teresita Fernández will discuss her practice and ongoing research for this major commission by the Harvard University Committee on the Arts.
The six artists in the exhibition The Mirror Revealed speak about their work.
This talk focuses on the intersection of ecology, art, and design as viewed through the lens of the Hemlock Hospice project. Hemlock Hospice is an, art-based interpretive trail conceived and developed by David Buckley Borden (Artist/Designer), Aaron M. Ellison (Senior Ecologist, Harvard Forest), and their team of interdisciplinary collaborators.
“Untold Stories” featuring paintings by Anita Loomis and Alexandra Rozenman. The show features a variety of work from each of these bold female artists.
Educators in history, economics, and political science will share their approaches to teaching capitalism today, and will discuss the politics of its historicization, the intersection of political economy with cultural domains, and the pressures of public pedagogy in higher education. Moderated by Museum of Capitalism.
On the occasion of the opening reception for our Fall exhibition, "Classic Beauty: 21st-Century Artists on Ancient [Greek] Form" two participating artists, Vivian Greven and Kirstin Lamb, will join College scholars in a discussion on their work as well as a reflection on how and why contemporary artists replicate or carry forward methods and aesthetics of Ancient Greece.