Curator’s Tour: “Stranger Things”

May 23, 2017

July 13, 12:30pm

DPAM Director and Chief Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm will lead a tour of “Stranger Things.” The exhibition brings together several recent purchases and gifts of art to the DePaul Art Museum collection by artists, primarily from Chicago, who create forms that are vaguely familiar but impossible to name.

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Art in Lincoln Park Annual Lecture: “Bobsy Redivivus: The Lost World of Elizabeth Fuller Goodspeed”

June 29, 5:30pm

Between the world wars, a beautiful, artistic woman named Bobsy Goodspeed stood at the heart of Chicago’s social and cultural scenes.

With vivid stories and a rich array of contemporary photos, the writer Geoffrey Johnson brings this forgotten woman back to life, opening the door on a vanished era peopled by painters and pianists, plutocrats and politicians—and an irresistible force named Gertrude Stein.

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Dr. Nora A. Taylor: “Performance Art under Attack in Southeast Asia”

June 15, 5:30pm

Over the past two decades, along with the rise of performance art in Southeast Asia, artists in Myanmar, Vietnam and Singapore have been the subject of censorship by their governments, with police raids on performance events and arrests for performing in public. This talk will discuss examples where artists have been attacked for exercising their rights as creative individuals and explain some of the controversies surrounding this art form under authoritative regimes.

Dr. Nora A. Taylor is the Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Curator’s Tour: A Matter of Conscience

June 7, 12:30pm

DPAM Assistant Curator Mia Lopez will lead a tour of “A Matter of Conscience.” The exhibition presents works that reflect varying artistic approaches to politically charged content and pressing social issues, examining the role of artist as commentator and activist.

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Panel Discussion: Intersectional Identity and Creative Political Action

May 24, 5:30pm

DePaul Art Museum exhibitions “A Matter of Conscience” and “Hương Ngô: To Name It is to See It” explore artistic practices that are both personal and political, making visible the artist’s role as activist. DePaul Art Museum Assistant Curator Mia Lopez will moderate a discussion with artists and cultural producers Hương Ngô, Aram Han Sifuentes, Laura Kina, and Tempestt Hazel.

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Curator's Tour: A Matter of Conscience

6/7/2017

June 7, 12:30pm

DPAM Assistant Curator Mia Lopez will lead a tour of “A Matter of Conscience.” The exhibition presents works that reflect varying artistic approaches to politically charged content and pressing social issues, examining the role of artist as commentator and activist.

Free and open to everyone | Register

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Dr. Nora A. Taylor: "Performance Art under Attack in Southeast Asia"

6/15/2017

June 15, 5:30pm

Over the past two decades, along with the rise of performance art in Southeast Asia, artists in Myanmar, Vietnam and Singapore have been the subject of censorship by their governments, with police raids on performance events and arrests for performing in public. This talk will discuss examples where artists have been attacked for exercising their rights as creative individuals and explain some of the controversies surrounding this art form under authoritative regimes.

Dr. Nora A. Taylor is the Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Free and open to everyone | Register

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Art in Lincoln Park Annual Lecture: "Bobsy Redivivus: The Lost World of Elizabeth Fuller Goodspeed"

6/29/2017

June 29, 5:30pm

Between the world wars, a beautiful, artistic woman named Bobsy Goodspeed stood at the heart of Chicago’s social and cultural scenes.

With vivid stories and a rich array of contemporary photos, the writer Geoffrey Johnson brings this forgotten woman back to life, opening the door on a vanished era peopled by painters and pianists, plutocrats and politicians—and an irresistible force named Gertrude Stein.

Free and open to everyone | Register

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