Admissions Events

August 17-23, 2014
Diego Rivera Gallery

"Spring was never waiting for us dear
It ran one step ahead
As we followed in the dance

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August 17-30, 2014
Swell Gallery

Anatomy of the Landscape investigates where the body and the landscape co-habit and create openings to memory-space and psychological history. 

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September 5, 2014
Public Events, Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

In celebration of James Broughton’s centennial year, performance artist Jason Jenn brings Broughton’s mercurial wit, wonder, whimsy, and words to life on stage.

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September 9-December 13, 2014
Public Events, Walter and McBean Galleries

Games Are Forbidden in the Labyrinth explores psychiatric confinement, surveillance architecture, and the game of chess as strategically interrelated systems. The exhibition’s two major works, Dürer’s Rhinoceros (2010), and Chess...

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September 9, 2014
Public Events, Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

Javier Téllez will be in conversation with Joseph del Pesco (Kadist Art Foundation) and Hesse McGraw (SFAI) in conjunction with his solo exhibition, Games Are Forbidden in the Labyrinth, in the Walter and McBean Galleries. Their conversation will...

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September 11, 2014
Public Events, Walter and McBean Galleries

All are welcome to a free public reception for the opening of Games Are Forbidden in the Labyrinth.

This exhibition by internationally recognized, Venezuelan-born artist Javier Téllez explores psychiatric confinement, surveillance...

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September 12, 2014
Public Events, Graduate Lecture Series

Mike Osterhout (MFA, 1979) has an adventurous art practice ranging from branding a cow and pulling prints from its nose; tattooing multiple individuals to obtain “bloodprints”; hunting; small real estate acquisitions; serving as reverend for The Church of...

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September 18, 2014
Public Events, Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

Jill Magid forges intimate relationships within bureaucratic structures—flirting with, seducing, and subverting authority. Her projects unsettle seemingly impenetrable systems, such as the NYPD, the Dutch Secret Service, and the estate of architect Luis...

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September 19, 2014
Public Events, Graduate Lecture Series

Chip Lord was a founding member of Ant Farm, the radical Bay Area architectural collective that produced Cadillac Ranch and The Eternal Frame—a historical reenactment of the Kennedy assassination. His latest project, Venice Underwater...

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September 19, 2014
Photo Alliance

Richard Renaldi’s new monograph, Touching Strangers (Aperture Foundation, 2014), depicts strangers making physical contact for the first time. Through this portrait-making process, Renaldi’s work reveals complexities of...

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September 26, 2014
Public Events, Graduate Lecture Series

Matthew Goulish is co-founder of Every House Has a Door, an experimental performance platform that engages historically neglected subjects. Goulish is well known for his book 39 Microlectures: In Proximity of Performance (Routledge, 2000), which...

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September 29, 2014
Public Events, Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

Katrín Sigurdardóttir explores the way physical structures and boundaries define perception. Through unexpected shifts in scale, she examines distance and memory and their embodiments in architecture, cartography, and traditional landscape representations...

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October 3, 2014
Public Events, Graduate Lecture Series

Wong Kit Yi interrogates social, cultural, and linguistic systems through video, sculpture, and performance. Influences include her childhood in Hong Kong; obstacles of self-identification; impossible quantifications of intangible ideas; and the navigation...

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October 7, 2014
Public Events, Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

Lisa Freiman is regarded as one of the most inventive contemporary art curators in the U.S. She is inaugural director of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute for Contemporary Art, and was formerly senior curator at Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA...

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October 10, 2014
Public Events, Graduate Lecture Series

Blake Stimson is an internationally recognized theorist and historian of contemporary art and photography. Stimson is author of Citizen Warhol (Reaktion Books, 2014), The Pivot of the World: Photography and Its Nation (MIT Press, 2006),...

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October 10, 2014
Photo Alliance

Robert H. Cumming’s photographic constructions animate the ubiquity of everyday life. Through documentation of handmade objects, props, and the disruption of drawing and painting on photographic images, his work calls attention...

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October 13, 2014
Public Events, Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

Painter and musician Llyn Foulkes and writer/director Tamar Halpern come together for a screening and conversation regarding Llyn Foulkes: One Man Band. Halpern and Chris Quilty’s feature documentary chronicles Los Angeles-based Foulkes’s struggles...

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October 17, 2014
Public Events, Graduate Lecture Series

John Divola is a conceptual artist whose works have spanned multiple forms of photography. In his renowned series, As Far As I Could Get, Divola runs from the camera, which captures a self-timed image of the artist in landscapes throughout the...

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October 21, 2014
Public Events, Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

Los Angeles–based painter Allison Miller creates works that appear in flux. Her paintings form rich layers of references and processes, and adopt visual tropes ranging from landscape to portraiture and collage to cartoons. Miller is represented by Susan...

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October 31, 2014
Public Events, Graduate Lecture Series

Linda Mary Montano is a performance artist whose raffish practices include endurance; blurring the edge between art and life; recognizing the autobiographical need to fix life through art; and using Catholic imagery to speak to the mystery of the everyday...

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November 4, 2014
Public Events, Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series

Erin Shirreff’s work elegantly interleaves photography, sculpture, and video to craft new—and at times unknowable—experiences of form and images. Shirreff has presented recent solo exhibitions at Artpace, San Antonio; White Cube, London; The Contemporary...

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November 7, 2014
Photo Alliance

For twelve years, Robin Schwartz has focused on the series Amelia and the Animals, which documents her young daughter engaging with animals of all species. Schwartz’s photographs have recently appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles...

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November 14, 2014
Public Events, Graduate Lecture Series

Briony Fer has written extensively on modern and contemporary art, including the major works On Abstract Art (Yale University Press, 2000), The Infinite Line: Re-making Art After Modernism (Yale University Press, 2004) and Eva Hesse:...

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November 20, 2014
Public Events

In conjunction with his solo exhibition Games Are Forbidden in the Labyrinth, artist Javier Téllez has selected two historic films that connect to issues of confinement and dislocation present...

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December 5, 2014
Photo Alliance

Mitch Dobrowner documents the American landscape in enigmatic black-and-white images. His cononical yet dystopic work captures the effects of time on the landscape through images of catastrophic storms, monsoons, tornados, and geological formations. 

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