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September 25, 2013

Fall 2013 contemporary art events

University of Chicago Arts
Photos by Jessica Stockholder, 2013. Courtesy of the Logan Center for the Arts. © Jessica Stockholder.

Contemporary art events and related activities at the University of Chicago:


Thursday, October 3, 6pm:
“William Kentridge: Listening to the Image”
with special guests from Lyric Opera of Chicago
Sponsored by the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society

Mandel Hall, 1131 East 57th Street
Information and RSVP

Friday, October 4, 5pm:
“Virtues of Bastardy: Mixed Metaphors and Collaborations in the Studio”
A discussion with William Kentridge & Jane Taylor, moderated by David Nirenberg, with a screening of William Kentridge’s short film Ubu Tells the Truth
Sponsored by the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society

Regenstein Library, Room 122, 1100 East 57th Street
Information and RSVP

Saturday, October 5, 1–4:30pm:
“Culture in Action: Public Art in Chicago Twenty Years Later”
A symposium with Daniel Joseph Martinez, Michael Brenson, Nicole Marroquin, Andres Hernandez, Sarah Ross, Carla Mayer, Abigail Satinsky, & A. Laurie Palmer

University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
(Main Lobby) 969 East 60th Street

This event is organized by threewalls and co-sponsored by Never the Same, Gray Center for Arts and InquiryAfterall, Open Practice Committee, Smart Museum of Art, Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago, and SAIC’s Department of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies.

For more information, please visit three-walls.org.

Monday, October 7, 5pm:
Chus Martínez: I Sign the Body Electric
Sponsored by the Open Practice Committee and the Department of Visual Arts

Logan Center for the Arts, 915 East 60th Street, room 901
For more about this event, please visit dova.uchicago.edu.

Saturday, October 12, 9am & 1pm
Diasporal Rhythms Annual Collectors’ Homes Tour
Purchase tickets online or by calling +1 773 702 ARTS or visiting the Logan Center box office.
40 USD general / 25 USD students with valid ID
Sponsored by Logan Center Exhibitions and Diasporal Rhythms

Logan Center Gallery, 915 East 60th Street
For more information about the exhibition Diasporal Rhythms: A 10-Year Love Affair with Collecting Art of the African Diaspora at the Logan Center Gallery, visit arts.uchicago.edu.

Thursday, October 17, 7pm:
Ann Hamilton: On Images, Words, and Experience
with Srikanth Reddy and Jessica Stockholder
Co-sponsored with the Poetry Foundation and the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago

Poetry Foundation, 61 West Superior Street
For more about this event, please visit dova.uchicago.edu.

Monday, October 21, 5pm:
Juan A. Gaitán
Sponsored by Logan Center Exhibitions, the Open Practice Committee and the Department of Visual Arts

Logan Center for the Arts, 915 East 60th Street, room 901
For more about this event, please visit dova.uchicago.edu.

Saturday, October 26, 2pm:
A Conversation between Solveig Øvstebø and Hamza Walker
Sponsored by The Renaissance Society

Film Studies Center, 5811 S Ellis Ave, Cobb Hall, 3rd Floor


Monday, November 4, 5pm:
Charles Ray
Sponsored by the Open Practice Committee and the Department of Visual Arts

Logan Center for the Arts, 915 East 60th Street, room 901
For more about this event, please visit dova.uchicago.edu.

November 7–9:
“Forms Of Fiction: The Novel in English”
Conference with A.S. Byatt, Fredric Jameson, Tom McCarthy, and other scholars

Logan Center for the Arts, 915 East 60th Street
For more information, please visit lucian.uchicago.edu.
*These events have been made possible through the generous support of Randy L. and Melvin R. Berlin.

Friday, November 15, 7pm:
2013 Presidential Arts Fellow
Robert Morris–IS A POUND OF PASSIVITY WORTH A PINCH OF PIQUE?
Presented by Critical Inquiry and the Department of Visual Arts
Sponsored by University of Chicago’s Department of Art History, Graduate Student Affairs (GSA) and theOpen Practice Committee, the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Art and Art HistoryNorthwestern University’s Department of Art Theory and Practice (AT&P), and the Office of the Graduate Dean at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall, 1st floor, 915 East 60th Street

Saturday, November 23, 2pm:
Artist talk with Suicide Narcissus exhibiting artists Paul Petritsch, Lucy Skaer and Daniel Steegman Mangrane
For more about the exhibition, please visit renaissancesociety.org.

The Renaissance Society, 5811 South Ellis Ave, 4th Floor


For more about the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago please visit dova.uchicago.edu.

For more about the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at The University of Chicago, please visit arts.uchicago.edu.

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