In his lecture, Cameron Rowland will discuss his work, which investigates the legal and economic structures that enforce contemporary life. Born in Philadelphia, the artist now lives and works in Queens, New York. Rowland’s current exhibition, D37, opened in October and runs until March 2019 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. He has previously shown at MoMA, ESSEX STREET, Artists Space, The Studio Museum in Harlem, and MoMA PS1, New York City; the Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; and Kunsthalle Freibourg, Switzerland, among other venues. His work U20E (2013) is currently installed in the Harvard Art Museums.
The lecture will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Please enter the museums via the entrance on Broadway. Doors will open at 5:30pm.
Free admission, but seating is limited. Tickets will be distributed beginning at 5:30pm at the Broadway entrance. One ticket per person.
Following the program, guests are invited to view Rowland’s work U20E, currently on view in Gallery 1120, until 8pm.
Complimentary parking available in the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street, Cambridge.
Support for this program is provided by the Nancy Stephenson Nichols Memorial Fund at the Harvard Art Museums. Reflecting the personal and professional pursuits of the late Nancy Stephenson Nichols (Harvard A.M. ’77, Ph.D. ’80), this annual lecture provides a forum for international leaders in the arts, culture, and museums to share their expertise and ideas on topics of importance in the worlds in which they work.
In addition, modern and contemporary art programs at the Harvard Art Museums are made possible in part by generous support from the Emily Rauh Pulitzer and Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., Fund for Modern and Contemporary Art.