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Shahzia Sikander at RISD

  • RISD Auditorium 17 Canal Street Providence, RI 02903 (map)

Pakistani-born and internationally recognized, Sikander’s (RISD MFA, 1995 Painting/Printmaking) pioneering practice takes Indo-Persian miniature painting as a point of departure. She challenges the strict formal tropes of miniature painting as well as its medium-based restrictions by experimenting with scale and media. Join us as Sikander reflects on her time at RISD and the work she created in the 1990s.

Limited seating; reservations required. Live simulcast available at the RISD Museum’s Metcalf Auditorium. Free.

Registration for Museum Members opens online on Oct. 1. Remaining spaces available to the public Oct. 8. A limited number of tickets will be available for RISD students to pick up at the Center for Student Involvement one week prior to the talk. Show a valid ID for one ticket.

This lecture series is made possible by a generous gift of the Silver family made in memory of their mother and is presented in partnership with the Alliance of Artists Communities.

Earlier Event: October 19
Mel Bochner at the Harvard Art Museums