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Object of the Month: Descending the Line by Steven Yazzie

Feb 18, 2016, 11:30am Feb 25, 2016, 11:30am
Descending the Line by Steven Yazzie is an exploration of the Western Landscape that is both a performance and a process. Join The Gerry Grout Education Director Kaela Hoskings as she investigates the intersections of this contemporary work from our permanent collection. Image credit: 2011.38.1, Steven Yazzie, Descending the Line, 2007-2008. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase with funds provided by Eva and Eric Jungerman Family Fund.

An Evening with Virginia Overton: Contemporary Forum Lecture Series

Feb 17, 2016, 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 17, 6:30pm Contemporary Forum Lecture Series An Evening with Virginia Overton Whiteman Hall Admission is Free  |  Everyone is Welcome   Virginia Overton is a conceptual artist whose work often begins intuitively as a direct response to her physical presence in a particular space. Through a process of trial and error, she creates sculpture that is performative, sometimes obstructing, bisecting, dividing or joining the architecture of a space with works that are dramatic and minimal in feel.  While Overton’s work is clearly in dialogue with minimalist sculpture, and in particular with the work of both Donald Judd and Richard Serra, it also deals with the transformation of architectural ... (View more)

Vespa Cool

Feb 17, 2016, 7pm
FREE LECTURE Bob Golfen, Author, How to Restore and Maintain your Vespa Motor Scooter During Italy’s post war reconstruction, the Vespa became a stylish vehicle for the mass market and now lives on as the symbol of a generation. Expert Bob Golfen discusses the history of the Vespa and what made it cool. See the exhibition The White Shirt According to Me: Gianfranco Ferre and Michelangelo: Sacred and Profane with reduced admission of $5 Adults / $3 Youth on the night of the lecture. Tickets available at the Vistors Desk.  

The Ten Most Exciting Photographers I Learned About This Year

Feb 24, 2016, 7pm
INFOCUS Presents The Ten Most Exciting Photographers I Learned About This Year February 24  |  7 - 8:30 pm Geoff Dyer, author, photography essayist and writer in residence at USC Los Angeles will discuss the ten photographers he has discovered during the past year whom he thinks have produced the most exciting work being done today. During this fun and engaging presentation, Geoff will show images from each photographer and discuss the reasons why they have been chosen. In addition, raffle tickets will be sold at the door to win a museum-quality print by Paulette Tavormina, voted by last year’s audience as their favorite of the ten photographers presented by Alan Rapp, last year's speaker on the same topic. At the conclusio... (View more)