January 14, 2010

Museum of Art, RISD presents Pat Steir: Drawing Out of Line

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
The Austria Group. No. 2, 1991
Purchased with funds from the Paula and Leonard Granoff Fund and Donald Stanon
© Pat Steir
Pat Steir: Drawing Out of LineSelf-Portrait: An Installation

2:30 pm, Sunday, February 28, Conversation with Pat Steir and Kathan Brown:
Brown is the founding director of San Francisco’s Crown Point Press, where Steir has been making prints since 1977. Curator Jan Howard moderates, with an emphasis on the role of drawing in Steir’s prints.

6:30 pm, Thursday, March 11: Conversation with Pat Steir and Julie Mehretu (RISD MFA 1997): Curator Susan Harris moderates this conversation, in which each artist discusses the central role of drawing in their work, with a focus on issues specific to women artists of their respective generations.

2:30 pm, Sunday, April 25, Poetry reading with Anne Waldman: Described in the New York Times as “the fastest, wisest woman to run with the wolves in some time,” Waldman is a poet, professor, performer, and cultural activist, and with Allen Ginsberg co-founded the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa Institute in 1974.

1 to 4 pm, Saturday, April 24, The Big Draw: A day of drawing activities based on several themes in Steir’s work. This free event is geared to all ages and levels of ability.


Pat Steir: Drawing Out of Line, co-authored by Susan Harris and Jan Howard.SUPPORT
Support for Drawing Out of Line has been provided by The National Endowment for the Arts, Providence Tourism Council, Paula and Leonard Granoff, Locks Family Foundation, John Cheim (RISD BFA 1977), Howard Read (RISD BFA 1976), and an anonymous donor.

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