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Upcoming Lecture

Dan Graham is among America's most prominent artists, both as practitioner and as a highly respected critic and theorist. His videos, films, books, photographs, curated exhibitions, and performances have been faetured in major insititutions including Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art New York, the TATE Modern in London. Graham has been featured at numerous international group exhibitions such as the Venice Biennale

 

 

 

Symposium

Art of Time: Dan Graham, Alex Alberro,and Bennett Simpson

November 24 and 25, 2014

 

Screening, Rock My Religion, Dan Graham (1983-84), 55:27 min., b&w and color, sound

 

Monday November 24 6:45 pm Film, Rock My Religion 1982-4 by Dan Graham.

The Wooly, 20 North Main Street, Gainesville.

www.woolydowntown.com

There will a short intermission before the screening of Rock My Religion 1982-4, followed by commentary by Dan Graham, Alex Alberro,and Bennett Simpson.


Tuesday November 25 1 pm: Graduate seminar with Dan Graham, Alex Alberro,and Bennett Simpson


Lecture, Dialogue and Panel Discussion

Tuesday November 25 6-8:30 pm: Public discussion with Dan Graham, Alex Alberro, and Bennett Simpson.

Harn Museum of Art, Chandler Auditorium

Reception to follow



Dan Graham is among America's most prominent artists, both as practitioner and as a highly respected critic and theorist. His videos, films, books, photographs, curated exhibitions, and performances have been faetured in major insititutions including Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art New York, the TATE Modern in London. Graham has been featured at numerous international group exhibitions such as the Venice Biennale (1979, 2003, 2004, and 2005) and Documenta V, VI, VII, IX and X (1972, 1977, 1982 and 1997). He has been a huge part of the connection between New York artists, musicians, film makers, architects, gallerists, and other for years.

 

Alex Alberro Is Virgina Wright Professor of Art History at Barnard College and Columbia University in New York. He is the editor of the book: Two-Way Mirror Power: Selected Writings  by Dan Graham on His Art (1999) and the author of Conceptual Art and the Politics of Publicity (2003). He has edited a number of books on contemporary art including  Waht is Contemporary Art Today? The Ruin of Exchange, Institutional Critique: An Anthology of Artists Writings; Art After Conceptual Art, Museum Highlights and Recording Conceptual Art and thePolitics of Publicity (MIT, 2003), and has Two-Way Mirror Power (MIT 1999).

Bennett Simpson is a curator at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and has curated exhibitions including Blues for Smoke and was one of the curators of Dan Graham's retrospective exhibited at museums including the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and the Walker Art Center (2009-10). This Graham retrospective was a comprehensive survey featuring photographs, film and video, architectural models, indoors and outdoor pavilions, conceptual projects for magazine pages, drawings and prints , and writings.

 

 

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