Archive for October 4, 2010

October 5th, 5:30 pm: Patrick Nagatani speaks at UNM Art Museum

from an e-blast from the UNM Art Museum, a lecture that is free and open to the public:

The UNM Art Museum’s Distinguished Speaker Series in conjunction with the exhibition

A Conversation in Three Parts

by Michele Penhall, UNMAM Curator of Desire for Magic, in conversation with Patrick Nagatani, Artist and Professor Emeritus, and Christopher Kaltenbach,Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Design, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

Desire for Magic: Patrick Nagatani 1978-2008 was conceived as the first comprehensive look at the many and varied projects the artist has worked on since 1978, including examples from Nagatani | Tracey Polaroid Collaborations, the Japanese American Concentration Camps portfolio, Nuclear EnchantmentNovellasNagatani | Ryoichi ExcavationsChromatherapy,and the large masking tape works he calls Tape-estries.

The book is available for purchase at the UNM Art Museum, $75 hardback, 260 pages, with 5 gate folds.

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October 7th: David Maisel speaks on “Library of Dust” and “History’s Shadow” projects UCR

From David Maisel’s website:

©David Maisel: History’s Shadow GMS

“David Maisel: Shadow and Dust”
David Maisel: Shadow and Dust will be on view at the California Museum of Photography from August 31, 2010 until January 1, 2011. The exhibition of more than 100 photographs comprising two floors of the museum will feature the first museum showing of Maisel’s “History’s Shadow” on the first floor, and an extensive selection from his “Library of Dust” on the second floor. A reception will be held during the opening celebration of the new Culver Center for the Arts from Thursday October 7 through Saturday October 9. On Saturday October 9, Maisel will have a public conversation with the exhibiton’s curator, Colin Westerbeck, at 2:30 PM, in the museum’s Ocularium.

From the UCR website:

“David Maisel

August 31, 2010 – January 1, 2011

UCR/California Museum of Photography

Artist Reception: October 7, 6-10p”

For more information click here to go to the UCR Department of the History of Art website.

To hear an interview with David Maisel on Studio 360 (9/3/10), click here.

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