Northwestern University

Jan
23
Tue 7:00 PM

Experiments in Form: Rethinking Abstraction and Materiality c. 1970

gilliam

When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM  

Where: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free and Open to All

Contact: Block Museum of Art   847.491.4000

Group: Block Museum of Art

Category: Academic

Description:

In conjunction with the exhibition Experiments in Form: Sam Gilliam, Alan Shields, Frank Stella, Janet Dees, Block curator, and Naomi Beckwith, Museum of Contemporary Art curator and Northwestern alumna, will discuss the use of abstraction and materiality in 1970s American painting including the work of artists Sam Gilliam, Howardena Pindell, and Alan Shields, among others.

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