Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

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.

David Wojnarowicz: Cynthia Carr and Amy Scholder in Conversation

David Wojnarowicz: Cynthia Carr and Amy Scholder in Conversation
Wed, 10/03/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Wed, 10/03/2012 - 19:30

With editorial director Amy Scholder, Cynthia Carr talks about her new biography about controversial and seminal art-world figure David Wojnarowicz.

Judie Bamber

Judie Bamber
Mon, 09/24/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 09/24/2012 - 21:30

SFAI teaching fellow Judie Bamber discusses her meticulously rendered drawings and paintings exploring issues of gender representation and personal biography in this lecture.

Rashaad Newsome

Rashaad Newsome
Wed, 09/19/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Wed, 09/19/2012 - 21:30

Rashaad Newsome discusses how he remixes hip-hop culture and historical traditions in his work to explore African American and queer culture, power dynamics, and social status.

Brent Green

Brent Green
Mon, 09/17/2012 - 19:30
Co-presented with the San Francisco Film Society. Free and open to the public.
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Mon, 09/17/2012 - 21:30

In this lecture, visual artist and filmmaker Brent Green talks about his rickety folk-punk style, in which he applies new technologies to staunchly DIY roots.

SFAI Celebrates the Life and Work of George Kuchar

SFAI Celebrates the Life and Work of George Kuchar
Thu, 03/08/2012 - 19:30 - Fri, 03/09/2012 - 00:00
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Tue, 01/17/2012 - 07:49

Coinciding with the opening of the Walter and McBean Galleries' exhibition Living in Studio Kuchar, this program will feature film screenings and other activities throughout the SFAI campus.  

Thomas Eggerer

Thomas Eggerer
Mon, 04/23/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 01/06/2012 - 11:15

Thomas Eggerer was born in Munich, Germany and studied painting at the Art Academy in Munich, and was a member of the artists' collective Group Material.

Wayne Koestenbaum

Wayne Koestenbaum
Wed, 04/11/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Thu, 04/12/2012

Poet and cultural critic Wayne Koestenbaum discusses his latest book, The Anatomy of Harpo Marx (UC Press, 2012), a luxuriant, detailed play-by-play account of Harpo Marx's physical movements as captured on screen. 

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