Saturday, January 18, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh, 40 Arts Circle Drive , Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public
Block Museum of Art
Category: Fine Arts
The Block Museum invites you to celebrate the reopening of its galleries and its winter 2014 exhibitions.
Morton Schapiro, President, Northwestern University
WHAT DOES ART HAVE TO DO WITH REVOLUTION? A LONG VIEW
W. J. T. Mitchell, editor of Critical Inquiry and Professor of English and Art History at the University of Chicago
Professor Mitchell will connect artistic concerns of the 1930s to present-day artistic practices, specifically the relations between art and activism.
CONVERSATION WITH EXHIBITION CURATORS
W. J. T. Mitchell and curators John Murphy and Jill Bugajski (The Left Front: Radical Art in the "Red Decade," 1929-1940) and Elliot Reichert (Steichen|Warhol: Picturing Fame)
Throughout the Block all afternoon by Northwestern University students, in collaboration with Professor D. Soyini Madison, Chair, Department of Performance Studies, Northwestern University.