THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART/BOSTON
March 19, 2014
Wednesday, 02:00 PM
to 03:00 PM
Tickets: Free tickets are required and available on the day of the program. First-come, first-served.
Eleanor Antin reads from Conversations with Stalin, her black-comic coming-of-age memoir in the tradition of Holden Caulfield, Huck Finn, Little Orphan Annie, and Dorothy on the road to Oz. Her desperate, endearing, often hilarious quest for art, self, revolution and sex is abetted by a kindly avuncular Stalin dispensing bizarre advice that almost always “f***s everything up.”
April 13, 2014
Sunday , 02:00 PM
to 03:00 PM
Tickets: FREE with museum admission
If Kentridge’s The Refusal of Time emphasizes the shape of time throughout history, what does it say about time in contemporary art? Hear from Gloria Sutton, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History and New Media at Northeastern University and author of the forthcoming The Experience Machine: Stan VanDerBeek’s Movie-Drome and Expanded Cinema Practices.
May 08, 2014
Thursday , 06:30 PM
to 07:30 PM
Founder and design director of Thirst/Chicago, a communication design firm devoted to art, function, and “real human presence,” Rick Valicenti was awarded the prestigious American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA) Medal in 2006 for his sustained contribution to design excellence and development of the profession. His works are included in the permanent collection of The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and were featured in its 2006 Triennial, Design Life Now.