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September 12, 2013

2013 [FALL] Edition Lecture Series

Cranbrook Academy of Art
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In its fifth season, the [FALL] Edition Lecture Series at Cranbrook Academy of Art offers a unique opportunity to explore and discuss contemporary creative practices while supporting innovative inquiry from the vantage point of artists, critics, and scholars.

This year, the lecture series includes many speakers who will be visiting in conjunction with the current exhibition at Cranbrook Art Museum, Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America.

All lectures are held in Cranbrook Art Museum’s deSalle Auditorium at 6pm unless otherwise noted. Lectures are included with Museum admission and free to ArtMembers and students with identification.

September 15, 4pm
Leslie S. Edwards
Head Archivist, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research
“Competition, Collaboration, and Connection: Cranbrook in 1939″

September 16, 4pm
Heather McGill, Anders Ruhwald, Liz Cohen
Cranbrook Academy of Art Artist-in-Residence Lectures, “The Role of Research”

September 17, 4pm
Randy Bolton, Beverly Fishman, Elliott Earls, Iris Eichenberg
Cranbrook Academy of Art Artist-in-Residence Lectures, “The Role of Research”

September 18, 4pm
Mark Newport, Scott Klinker, Bill Massie
Cranbrook Academy of Art Artist-in-Residence Lectures, “The Role of Research”

September 22, 4pm
Craig McDonald
Director, Alden B. Dow Home and Studio
“Alden B. Dow: Midwestern Modern”

September 23
Peter Zimmermann
artist
“An Evening with German painter Peter Zimmerman”

September 29, 4pm
Rip Rapson
President and CEO, The Kresge Foundation
“Ralph Rapson: A Son’s Perspective of a Pioneering Modernist”

September 30
Arturo Herrera
artist
“An Evening with Arturo Herrera”

October 1
Anthony Byrt
Fall 2013 Critical Studies and Humanities Fellow
“Black Hands: Image, Masquerade and Terror in a Post-9/11 World”

October 6, 4pm
Eric Hill
Professor of Practice in Architecture, University of Michigan
“Michigan Modern: The National Context”

October 8
Dorotheé Dupuis
Independent curator, publisher and writer, Co-director of Petunia magazine
“TOUGH LOVE: A brief reflection on the troubled relationship between reality and representation”

October 13, 4pm
Dale Gyure
Professor of Architecture, Lawrence Technological University
“Serenity and Delight: The Architectural Humanism of Minoru Yamasaki”

October 15
Barbara T. Smith
artist
“Clearly”

October 20, 4pm
Alfred Leslie
“Cool Man in a Golden Age”

October 23
Kate Bonansinga
Director, University of Cincinnati School of Art, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning
“Art about Place: Contemporary Curatorial Practice in Two Regional Cities”

October 29
Monica Gaspar
Writer and curator
Research associate at the Institute for Critical Theory, University of the Arts, Zurich (CH)
“Objectography. Tales and Backups from Daily Life”
Co-sponsored by Art Jewelry Forum

October 31
Suzan Pitt
artist
“Suzan Pitt: Animation Art”

November 5
Anthony Byrt
Fall 2013 Critical Studies and Humanities Fellow
“Magic Circles: Ghosts, Trauma and Colonial Half-Truths”

November 7
Wesley Youssi
Founder/Creative Director of M80 Design
“More Man than Machine”

November 10
Jane Hammond
“An Evening with Jane Hammond”

November 14
Jean Shin
artist
“An Evening with Jean Shin”

November 17, 4pm
Thomas Folk
Curator
“Waylande Gregory: Art Deco Ceramics and the Atomic Impulse”

November 19
Nina Samuel
independent curator
“My Brain Is in My Inkstand: Drawing as Thinking and Process”

November 21
New Capital
(Chelsea Culp and Ben Foch)
“NEW CAPITAL: Whole Life Vitality! Community, Collaboration, Curating, Collecting, Right Now!”

December 10
Shannon Stratton
curator and critic
“Skilling/Deskilling”

Cranbrook Academy of Art
Cranbrook Academy of Art is the country’s top ranked, graduate-only program in architecture, design and fine art. Each year, just 75 students are invited to study and live on our landmark Saarinen-designed campus, which features private studios, state-of-the art workshops, a renowned Art Museum, and 300 acres of forests, lakes, and streams, all a short drive from the red-hot art, design, and music scene of Detroit. The focus at Cranbrook is on studio practice in one of ten disciplines: Architecture, 2D and 3D Design, Ceramics, Fiber, Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Print Media, and Sculpture. The program is anchored by celebrated Artists- and Designers-in-Residence, all of whom live and practice on campus. For more information, visit www.cranbrookart.edu.

 

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