Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

Chris Johanson

Chris Johanson
Mon, 03/04/2013 - 19:30
Free and open to the public. Advance registration recommended.
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 03/04/2013 - 21:30

Artist and SFAI Visiting Fellow Chris Johanson talks about his work exploring the quandary that is the modern human condition, traversing the age of consumerism, and other perilous psychological phenomena such as self-help, psychotherapy, and cult spirituality.

Tom Sachs

Tom Sachs
Wed, 04/03/2013 - 19:30
Free and open to the public. Advance registration recommended.
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Wed, 04/03/2013 - 21:30

Celebrated sculptor, installation artist, and painter, Tom Sachs discusses his innovative renaming, examination, and questioning of icons of capitalist culture and systems of daily life.

Carolina Caycedo: WE HAVE ALL THE INGREDIENTS

Carolina Caycedo: WE HAVE ALL THE INGREDIENTS
Mon, 12/10/2012 - 18:00
Free and Open to the Public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 12/10/2012 - 23:55

Artist Carolina Caycedo invites us to explore the inner and outer spaces of our bodies, our neighbors, and our locales in a series of performances organized by the SFMOMA. SFAI hosts Caycedo's telescopic exploration of the landmarks and limits from the rooftop amphitheater of its Chestnut Street Campus.

Film Screening: Urs Fischer Documentary

Film Screening: Urs Fischer Documentary
Mon, 11/19/2012 - 19:30 - 21:00
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 11/19/2012 - 21:30

Directed by Iwan Schumacher, this 90-minute documentary on artist Urs Fischer is structured around an approaching pinnacle of the artist’s career: a one-man exhibition at the New Museum, New York, in 2009.

Carolee Schneemann

Carolee Schneemann
Wed, 11/14/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 08/27/2012 - 14:27

Carolee Schneemann discusses her work—which spans performance, video, installation, photography, text, and painting—and the role its played in transforming discourse on the body, sexuality, and gender.

Paul Sietsema

Paul Sietsema
Mon, 11/12/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 11/12/2012 - 19:38

In this lecture, SFAI fellow Paul Sietsema talks about his layered, self-reflective drawing, sculpture, and film work exploring society’s understanding of culture and history.

Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson
Mon, 10/29/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 10/29/2012 - 21:30

As part of both the VAS lecture series and Temporary Structures exhibition, film and video artist Michael Robinson will discuss his work exploring the joys and dangers of mediated experience. 

Sue Williams

Sue Williams
Mon, 10/22/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 10/22/2012 - 21:30

SFAI fellow and painter Sue Williams discusses her abstract works whose bright colors and cartoonish shapes belie a sharp, confrontational engagement with politics and sexuality.

Jayson Musson

Jayson Musson
Wed, 10/17/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public. Advance registration is recommended.
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Wed, 10/17/2012 - 21:30

 

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. 

Mungo Thomson

Mungo Thomson
Mon, 10/08/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public. Advance registration is recommended.
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 10/08/2012 - 21:30

In this upcoming VAS and Temporary Structures lecture, artist Mungo Thomson talks about his humorous, conceptually driven work that riffs on art-world figures, pop culture, science, and mysticism.

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