Graduate Lecture Series

Mark Van Proyen

Mark Van Proyen
Fri, 10/18/2013 - 16:30
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 10/18/2013 - 19:30

Mark Van Proyen has been a fixture in the Northern California art scene for three decades, writing art criticism for a wide variety of publications including Art Week, New Art Examiner, Art Criticism, Art Issues, Art in America, ARTnews, Art Practical, Bad Subjects, Squarecylinder, and San Francisco Arts Quarterly. He has also contributed catalogue texts for exhibitions held at the San Jose Museum of Art, the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, and the Círculo de Belles Artes in Madrid.

Rachel Schreiber

Rachel Schreiber
Fri, 10/11/2013 - 16:30
Portraiture and the New Biography
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 10/11/2013 - 19:00

Rachel Schreiber is an artist and cultural historian. Her research addresses the intersections of race and gender in labor activism. She has exhibited her photo and video work internationally, and published her writings widely. Her most recent book Modern Print Activism in the United States was released by Ashgate Publishing in early 2013. In 2011, the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco commissioned her project Site Reading as part of their exhibition California Dreaming.

Tom Marioni

Tom Marioni
Fri, 10/04/2013 - 16:30
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San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 10/04/2013 - 19:00

Tom Marioni is a seminal figure of Conceptualism, credited by many as creating one of the first works to introduce the concept of duration into artistic production. The work One Second Sculpture (1969) was exhibited in the 2005 Lyon Biennial as having presaged the work of many contemporary artists using sound and duration as subjects. Marioni also pioneered using social situations as art with his legendary 1970 work The Act of Drinking Beer with Friends Is the Highest Form of Art.

Maria Elena Buszek

Maria Elena Buszek
Fri, 09/20/2013 - 16:30
Stacks and Stacks: Unpacking the Fan’s Archive in Contemporary Art
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 09/20/2013 - 19:00

Maria Elena Buszek, PhD, is a scholar, critic, curator, and associate professor of art history at the University of Colorado, Denver, where she teaches courses on Modern and contemporary art. Her recent publications include the books Pin-Up Grrrls: Feminism, Sexuality, Popular Culture (Duke University Press Books, 2006) and Extra/Ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art (Duke University Press Books, 2011).

Maggie Nelson

Maggie Nelson
Fri, 09/13/2013 - 16:30
Theoretical Inquiry as Creative Practice
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 09/13/2013 - 19:00

Maggie Nelson is the genre-defying author of eight books. Her latest nonfiction work The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning (W. W. Norton, 2011), which examines the aesthetics of violence in contemporary art, was named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times. She is also the author of the nonfiction works Bluets (Wave Books, 2009), The Red Parts: A Memoir (Free Press, 2007), and Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions (University of Iowa Press, 2007), which was awarded a Susanne M.

Felipe Dulzaides

Felipe Dulzaides
Fri, 09/06/2013 - 16:30
Following an Orange
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 09/06/2013 - 19:00

Through an experimental combination of video, performance, sculpture, sound, photography, drawing, public art, and installation, Felipe Dulzaides explores a wide range of themes, including chance, absurdity, humor, and displaced perspectives. His interdisciplinary art practice oscillates in a literal and metaphoric space between the United States and Cuba, and he divides his time between both places.

Lucy Raven

Lucy Raven
Fri, 08/02/2013 - 18:30
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 08/02/2013 - 19:30

Artist Lucy Raven will discuss how her work explores the relationship between still photography and the moving image.

Michael Arcega

Michael Arcega
Fri, 07/26/2013 - 18:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 07/26/2013 - 20:00

Michael Arcega will discuss his interdisciplinary work informed by historic events, material significance, and the format of jokes.

Leslie Shows

Leslie Shows
Fri, 07/19/2013 - 18:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 07/19/2013 - 20:00

Leslie Shows will talk about her layered works that address landscape depiction, scale, and the illusionistic and representational capacities of materials. 

Ron Athey

Ron Athey
Fri, 06/28/2013 - 18:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 05/20/2013 - 18:00

Artist and writer Ron Athey will discuss his artistic career, which explores challenging subjects like the relationships between desire, sexuality, trauma, and ecstatic experience.

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