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Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 4:30am
Goldwin Smith Hall, G22
232 East Ave, Central Campus
Louise Nevelson: Drag and Drag and Drag...
This talk explores the sculpture of Louise Nevelson (1899-1988) through the lens of queer feminist materialist art history, in particular looking at the artist's uses of abstracting, of the all-black monochrome, and of wood.
Julia Bryan-Wilson is the Doris and Clarence Malo Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at UC Berkeley, and the Director of the Berkeley Arts Research Center. She also serves as Adjunct Curator at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP), where in 2019 she co-curated the exhibition Histórias das Mulheres. Her books include Art Workers: Radical Practice in the Vietnam War Era, Art in the Making (with Glenn Adamson), and Fray: Art and Textile Politics, which won the ASAP Book Prize, the Frank Jewett Mather Award, and the Robert Motherwell Book Award. She is a 2019-20 Guggenheim Fellow.