Monday, September 12, 2016

SELECT ART TALKS: Fall/Winter 2016

Coral Gables, Florida
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami

  Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons (Cuban, b. 1959)
Voyeurs and Beholders of..., 2008
Composition 1/15, Polaroid, 20" x 24" 
 Collection of the artist © Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons
The Lowe Art Museum will host The Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography. The Series invites distinguished photographers to the University of Miami to discuss their work. The upcoming guest speaker, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, will discuss her work on October 13, 2016. DETAILS 

Durham, North Carolina
Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University

Hank Willis Thomas, a prolific conceptual artist, will deliver the Annual Barbra and Andrew Rothschild Lecture on November 3, 2016. Thomas' talk is entitled, For Freedoms. DETAILS

Harlem, New York
Jordan Casteel Charles, 2016, Oil on canvas, 78" × 60", Courtesy the artist
Photo: Adam Reich
The Artist's Voice: Jordan Casteel
October 20, 2016 |7 - 9 p.m.

"On the occasion of Tenses: Artists in Residence 2015–16, join artist in residence Jordan Casteel; Rujeko Hockley, Assistant Curator at the Brooklyn Museum; and Dr. Monica Miller, Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies at Barnard College, as they explore the complexly layered site specificity of Harlem."  DETAILS

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 

Radcliffe Bailey, Until I Die/Georgia Trees and the Upper Room, 1997, color aquatint.
 Prof. Curlee Raven Holton, Executive Director, David C. Driskell Center will deliver a lecture in the main gallery of the Susquehanna Art Museum on November 5, 2016. Prof. Holton's lecture will focus on the current exhibition, African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center which is on view October 7, 2016 through January 22, 2017. DETAILS

Los Angeles, California
University of Southern California,

"The USC Roski School of Art and Design presents the Roski Talks lecture series featuring weekly, in-depth presentations on contemporary art & art criticism by visiting artists, curators, theorists, art historians, writers, organizers, activists, and other cultural producers who engage in critical, open, and rigorous conversations with graduate students and members of the community." 

Julie Mehretu | Painter, New York, Berlin
In dialogue with Professor Steven Nelson, UCLA, a specialist on her work.
October 13, 2016, 7 - 9p.m. | Broad Museum | 221 S. Grand Avenue, 90012
Co-presented with the Broad Museum. DETAILS

Naima Keith | Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Programs, CA African American Musuem
Lecture: Museum Responses to Current Events
November 7, 6 - 8p.m. | Graduate Fine Arts Building (IFT)

Montclair, New Jersey

Janet Taylor Pickett, Observing Bounty and Promise, 2013, collage of various papers on canvas. Courtesy of Imlay Gallery and the artist. Photo by Christine Gatti. The work draws from Romare Bearden's Circe for its central figure.
30th Annual Julia Norton Babson Memorial Lecture
A Private Conversation Made Public
Thursday, October 13, 2016, 7 p.m.

Artist Janet Taylor Pickett, MAM’s chief curator Gail Stavitsky, and independent curator Kathy Imlay of Imlay Gallery will discuss Janet’s unique fusion of imagery, process, and inspiration in her current MAM exhibition, Janet Taylor Pickett: The Matisse Series. This exhibition "explores the dialogue between Taylor Pickett’s artwork and that of renowned French artist Henri Matisse. Held in the Museum’s Roberts and Rotunda galleries, the exhibition features 76 collages, as well as 4 hand-made books." The exhibition ends June 18, 2017.

New Haven, Connecticut
Yale University Art Gallery

Gallery Talk: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins on Titus Kaphar

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, winner of the 2016 Donald Windham–Sandy Campbell Literature Prize for drama, examines the work of New Haven–based artist Titus Kaphar, M.F.A. 2006. Jacobs-Jenkins discusses what he sees in the work and outlines the ways that Kaphar’s concerns dovetail with those he addresses in his plays.The gallery talk will be held on September 21, 2016, 12:30 pm.

Newark, New Jersey

Symposium: Modern Heroics: Revisiting African-American Art at the Newark Museum

The one-day symposium is being held in conjunction with the exhibition currently on view, Modern Heroics: 75 Years of African-American Expressionism which is drawn largely from Newark’s permanent collections of African-American art and folk/self-taught collections. The symposium is held on October 15, 2016. DETAILS.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Easter, 1951. (John W. Mosley Photograph Collection, Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries)

Lecture: Diane D. Turner, Black Philadelphia and the Spirit of Unity: Art and Culture

Diane D. Turner, PhD, curator, Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University will speak on October 15, 2016. Her focus will be on Black Philadelphia and the Spirit of Unity: Art and Culture. Turner will illustrate how Mosley’s images chronicled a spirit of known and little-known individuals and art and cultural organizations and institutions. This lecture is an accompanying program for the exhibition, A Million Faces: The Photography of John W. Mosley, on view September 24, 2016 through January 16, 2017. SERIES of SUPPORTING TALKS

Washington, D.C.

Alison Saar, Tango, 2005; Woodcut on paper, 25¾" x 38¾", Courtesy of the artist and L.A. Louver; © Alison Saar
Gallery Talk: Alison Saar in Print

NMWA Curatorial Assistant Stephanie Midon discusses several works in the special exhibition Alison Saar In Print on September 28, 2016. DETAILS

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