Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

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. 

Nato Thompson

Nato Thompson
Mon, 04/02/2012 - 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 - 11:04

In this talk, curator Nato Thompson pulls from his recently published book, Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the Age of Cultural Production (Melville House, 2012), to discuss the work of some of the most interesting artists and activists working today. 

Jim Isermann

Jim Isermann
Wed, 03/28/2012 - 19:30
Free and open to the public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Thu, 03/29/2012

Jim Isermann's artistic output chronicles the conflation of post-war industrial design and fine art through popular culture.

Radhika Subramaniam in conversation with Benjamin Grant

Radhika Subramaniam in conversation with Benjamin Grant
Mon, 03/26/2012 - 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 - 10:55

Radhika Subramaniam is the Director and Chief Curator of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons The New School for Design.

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