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September 10, 2015

Fall 2015 contemporary art events

University of Chicago Arts
Jessica Stockholder, Rose’s Inclination, 2015. The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, 2015. Photo © The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago. Courtesy of the artist, Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery, and Kavi Gupta Gallery.*

The Department of Visual Arts wishes the Renaissance Society a very happy 100th birthday!
For information about their Centennial program of exhibitions and events, please click here.

Exhibition: Jessica Stockholder: Rose’s Inclination 
September 12, 2015–July 2, 2017
Reception: Saturday, September 12, 1–4pm
Smart Museum of Art, 5550 South Greenwood Avenue
Rose’s Inclination is a site-specific “Threshold series” installation

Jessica Stockholder will also be debuting two exhibitions this fall at Kavi Gupta Gallery:
Jessica Stockholder: Door Hinges and ASSISTED, an exhibition curated by Jessica Stockholder Saturday, September 12, 219 North Elizabeth Street from 6–9pm

For all related events for Rose’s Inclination, please click here.

Exhibition: Katarina Burin: Petra Andrejova-Molnár – Contribution and Collaboration
September 16–November 13, 2015
Reception: Wednesday, September 16, 6–8pm
Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, 5701 South Woodlawn Avenue
Curated by Jacob Proctor, Neubauer Collegium Exhibitions

Exhibition: The University of Chicago at EXPO CHICAGO 2015 (UCHQ 3.0)
Thursday–Sunday, September 17–20, 2015
Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Booth 802
Featuring the work of the artists and alumni from Department of Visual Arts MFA class of 2014: dado, Tucker Rae-Grant, Jinn Bronwen Lee, Nick Raffel, Sophia Rhee, Ramyar Vala, and Danny Volk
Curated by William Pope. L and Zachary Cahill
Sponsored by Logan Center Exhibitions and the Department of Visual Arts.

Exhibition: Agnès Varda: Photographs Get Moving (potatoes and shells, too)
September 11–November 8, 2015
Reception: Friday, October 9, 5–9pm
Artist lecture: 7–8pm
Logan Center for the Arts, Logan Center Gallery, 915 East 60th Street
Curated by Dominique Bluher, Lecturer and Director of MA Studies in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies, the exhibition will showcase photographs and moving image installations of French  avant-garde filmmaker Agnès Varda.

The exhibition is part of CinéVardaExpo, a larger program of events, workshops and screenings. CinéVardaExpo is presented by Logan Center Exhibitions, Logan Center for the Arts, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, and Film Studies Center. Additional support provided by the France Chicago Center, University of Chicago Arts Council, Chuck Roven Fund, Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York, DOVA-OPC, Franke Institute for the Humanities, Institut français in Paris, Norman Wait Harris Fund, Ng Family Visiting Artist Fund, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality’s Counter Cinema/Media Project.

For more information about Agnes Varda’s residency, click here.

Lecture: Gregory Sholette
“Precarious Workers of the (Art) World Unite!”
Friday, October 9, 4pm
Cochrane Woods Art Center, room 157, 5540 South Greenwood Avenue
Co-sponsored by the Neubauer Collegium, the Art and Public Life program, DOVA, Art History, and Critical Inquiry

Conference: Open Fields inaugural event 
“Exploring Boundaries and Contexts in Contemporary American Indian Art and Law”
Tuesday, October 13, all day
Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, 5701 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Participants include: Daron Carrerio, Ben Davidson, Robert Davidson, Louise Mandell, Justin Richland, Stuart Rush, Jessica Stockholder, Anna Tsouhlarakis, Alaka Wali, and Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson
Presented by the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society

Lecture: Matthew Metzger, 2015–16 DOVA Alumni Lecture
Monday, October 19, 6pm
Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse (901)
Presented by the Department of Visual Arts

Discussion: Thomas Hirschhorn & Yasmil Raymond
Tuesday, October 27, 7pm
Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse (901), 915 East 60th Street
Sponsored by the Art, Science, and Culture Initiative, Critical Inquiry, the Department of Visual Arts, and the Swiss Embassy.

Symposium: “Painting and its Humors, a symposium”
Friday, October 30, 9:30am–6pm
Logan Center for the Arts, 915 East 60th Street
Starring: Lauren Berlant, Zachary Cahill, Jessica Campbell, Vitaly Komar, David Leggett, Laura Owens, William Pope. L, Michael Portnoy, Jacob ProctorDavid Robbins, Suellen Rocca, Jan Verwoert, Scott Wolniak,and Molly Zuckerman-Hartung
Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society

Lecture: R.H. Quaytman
Monday, November 9, 6pm
Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse (901), 915 East 60th Street
Presented by Department of Visual Arts

 

Lecture: W. J.T Mitchell
“How Sculpture Can Reveal the Infinite: On Antony Gomley’s Infinite Cube”
Thursday, November 12, 6pm
Cochrane Woods Art Center, Room 157, 5540 South Greenwood Avenue
Sponsored by the Smart Museum of Art

Lecture: Ariella Azoulay
“Kill Me If You Wish To: Imperial Violence and the Common”
Friday, November 13, 4pm
Cochrane Woods Art Center, room 157, 5540 South Greenwood Avenue
Co-sponsored by the Neubauer Collegium, the Art and Public Life program, DOVA, Art History, and Critical Inquiry

Lecture: Cauleen Smith
Monday, November 16, 6pm
Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse (901), 915 East 60th Street
Sponsored by the Department of Visual Arts

Exhibition: Victor Burgin: Prairie
November 20, 2015–January 15, 2016
Reception: Friday, November 20, 6–9pm
Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, 5701 South Woodlawn Avenue
Curated by Jacob Proctor, Neubauer Collegium Exhibitions

Exhibition: So-called Utopias
Nov 20, 2015–Jan 10, 2016
Reception: Friday, Nov 20, 6–9pm
Logan Center Gallery Logan Center for the Arts, Logan Center Gallery, 915 East 60th Street.
Artist in the exhibition include Melanie Smith, Jonathas de Andrade and Sreshta Rit Premnath, among others. This is the inaugural exhibition by Yesomi Umolu, Exhibitions Curator at the Logan Center for the Arts. Presented by Logan Center Exhibitions.

Lecture: Hito Steyerl
Tuesday, December 1, 6pm
Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse, (901), 915 East 60th Street
Sponsored by the Department of Visual Arts, The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality’s Counter Cinema/Counter Media Project, and Goethe Institut Chicago.

For more about the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago, click here.
For more about Logan Center Exhibitions, click here.

For those interested in the MFA program at The University of Chicago, please contact Alison LaTendresse, Associate Director of Programs and Student Affairs in the Department Visual Arts at [email protected].

*Jessica Stockholder, Rose’s Inclination, 2015. Paint, carpet, fragment of Judy Ledgerwood’s painting, branches, rope, Plexiglass, light fixtures, hardware, extension cord, mulch, Smart Museum foyer, courtyard, and sidewalks. The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, 2015. Photo © The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago. Courtesy of the artist, Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery, and Kavi Gupta Gallery.

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