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(Pictured from left: Graduate Program Manager Paul Hubbard, Miami-based collector Dennis Scholl, and internationally known artist Liam Gillick who spoke on November 16, 2010)
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Kate Bright (British, b. 1964) teaches at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London. She studied at Camberwell School of Art and Goldsmith’s College, both in London. She has shown frequently in England, had solo exhibits in Turin and Salamanca and was included in the British Council survey, Tailsliding that traveled to venues in Italy, Spain and Norway. She has been represented by Locks Gallery since 2004 and her exhibit of new paintings at Locks on November 2.
Barry Schwabsky is art critic for The Nation and co-editor of international reviews for Artforum. His books include The Widening Circle:…
GRADUATE STUDIES | MFA IN STUDIO ART
2011/12 STUDIO CONVERSATIONS
Robert Chambers and Ursula von Rydingsvard
with Kaytie Johnson
Friday, September 30, 2011, 6:30 pm | Reception to follow
Robert Chambers lives and works in Miami. He is known for his dynamic installations, which incorporate sound, smell and movement. Chambers’ work is found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, Miami Art Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami. His awards include the Nancy Graves Award and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award. In 2009 he undertook a residency at the Fabric…
Janine Antoni with Janet Kaplan and Jonathan Wallis
Janine Antoni's artwork engages the viewer on a profoundly physical level. Her own body is present in relationship to extreme process and unusual materials. She has received a MacArthur Fellowship, the Larry Aldrich Foundation Award and the New Media Award from the Boston Institute of Contemporary Art, among others. She has been profiled in countless publications including Art in America, and her work has been included in exhibitions including the Venice Biennial and the Whitney Biennial. Janine Antoni lives in New York and is represented by Luhring Augustine Gallery.
Janet Kaplan is Program Director of the BFA in Curatorial…
Graduate Program Lecture Series presents: Conversation with Liam Gillick and Dennis Scholl, presented by the Graduate Studies Program in collaboration with The Galleries at Moore.
About the participants:
Liam Gillick graduated from Goldsmiths College in 1987. In 1989 he mounted his first solo gallery exhibition, 84 Diagrams, at the former Karsten Schubert Limited, in London and has since exhibited in galleries and institutions in Europe and the United States, many of which have been collaborative projects with other artists, architects, designers and writers. He currently works between New York and London, is represented by Casey Kaplan gallery and is…
Karen Finley was born in Evanston, IL and is a performance artist whose theatrical pieces and recordings include graphic depictions of sexuality, abuse and disenfranchisement. After receiving the MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, Finley was awarded her first National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant and moved to New York City. She quickly became part of the city’s art scene, collaborating with artists such as the Kipper Kids (Brian Routh, Martin von Haselberg and David Wojnarowicz.) She was notably one of the NEA Four, the performance artists whose grants from the NEA were vetoed in 1990. This action put…
Born in Newark, NJ, Chakaia Booker received a BA in Sociology from Rutgers University and her MFA from the City College of New York (CUNY). Her studies in African dance, ceramics, weaving, basketry and tai-chi helped inform her early elaborate work, including wearable sculptures in which she’d place herself and utilize as clothing. She often used discarded materials found at construction sites. This scavanging eventually lead to working with rubber tires for which she is best known today. The various tread patterns, colors and widths create a palette for Booker similar to that of a painter.
Booker’s sculptures often address issues…
A Philadelphia native, Stephen Talasnik developed an early interest in engineering and architecture. Intrigued with everything from exposed infrastructures of bridges to transportation systems and transmission towers, Talasnik’s early stylistic mentor was Frank Lloyd Wright, whose drawings he meticulously copied as part of the process of learning his craft.
Talasnik earned his BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and MFA at Tyler School of Art. At RISD, he was introduced to photographers Aaron Siskind and Harry Callahan, whose lectures on the nature of the black and white image influenced his investigation of drawing. While a graduate student at Tyler’s Rome…