Join us this week on Thursday for the final DCA Art Lecture “America is Hard to See: 1970 – Present”. Elisabeth Sherman, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, will discuss the Whitney’s institutional mission to dedicate itself to living, working American artists — the new building expanding all possibilities for examination and exploration. Looking at the period from 1970 to the present, the lecture will highlight artists’ engagement with the development of new media and found imagery, with a particular focus on political work from the 1980s and 90s. In addition, the presentation will consider some of the most recent work included in the exhibition, through a discussion of contemporary artists such as Carol Bove, Robert Gober, Josh Kline, and Wade Guyton.
Above are photos from the last two art lectures. Michael Lobel (Professor, Purchase College, State University of New York on the left) discussed “Illustration is Hard to See: An Inside Outsider’s View” on Thursday, October 15th. Everyone enjoying lunch (middle). Laura Phipps (Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art on the right) continued with “America is Hard to See: 1950 – 1970” on Thursday, October 22nd.