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Gallery Talk | Medium is the Message: Art since 1950

Gallery Talk | Medium is the Message: Art since 1950

Thursday February 27, 2020
12:00PM-1:00PM
Description

Join the Cantor’s assistant curator of American art, Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander, as she discusses the current exhibition The Medium Is the Message: Art since 1950. Featuring a wide range of work from the Cantor’s collection, the show explores the relationship between subject, content, and the materials that informed each object’s production. Viewed collectively, these works suggest that an exploration of medium is one way of challenging dominant discourses around art, culture, and history.

IMAGE: Titus Kaphar (U.S.A., b. 1976), Page 4 of Jefferson’s “Farm Book,” January 1774, Goliath, Hercules, Jupiter, Gill, Fanny, Ned, Sucky, Frankey, Gill, Nell, Bella, Charles, Jenny, Betty, June, Toby, Duna (sic), Cate, Hannah, Rachael, George, Ursula, George, Bagwell, Archy, Frank, Bett, Scilla, ? , 2, 2018. Oil on canvas on support panel. © Titus Kaphar. Palmer Gross Ducommun Fund, 2018.102

Where
Cantor Arts Center
Audience
General Public
Contact
650-723-3469
kwangmi8@stanford.edu