An exhibition featuring figurative paintings, drawings and photographs by several internationally recognized artists including Hilary Harkness, Natalie Frank, Anj Smith, Mickalene Thomas and others. The selected artists employ human figuration in a wide variety of styles and sensibilities to present intriguing factual and imagined narratives and psychologies. One or more of the exhibiting artists will present public lectures during the exhibition. The exhibition and programs are presented in association with the Department of Visual Arts and Art History and the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. An exhibition catalogue will accompany the exhibition.
Public Programs in Association with Figured Spaces:
Gallery Talk: January 26th, 7pm with Karen J. Leader, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Art History, Florida Atlantic University
Exhibition Symposium: Friday February 3, 2012, 3:30pm, PA 101 Keynote lecture, 6:30pm
Taking the Space: Gender and the Figure in Contemporary Art
by internationally recognized art historian Linda Nochlin, Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
Participants: Natalie Frank, Hilary Harkness, Katja Zigerlig.
Symposium is presented with the Department of Visual Arts and Art History and The Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
Figured Spaces: Selections from the John Morrissey Collection
Schmidt Center Gallery: November 29, 2011 – February 11, 2012
Karen J. Leader, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Art History, FAU
Natalie Frank, Katy Grannan, Hilary Harkness, Elisa Johns,
Size: 5.5 x 8.5" Catalogue
Pages: 34 pages