Lidia Yuknavitch: Cli-Fi Bodies, Heart-Born Worlds

Mar 2, 2018, 7pm
Bestselling author Lidia Yuknavitch will visit Phoenix Art Museum on First Friday, March 2 to present a talk entitled "Cli-Fi Bodies, Heart-Born Worlds."  After the talk, Lidia will have a moderated Q-and-A session with Matt Bell. A book signing of Yuknavitch's The Book of Joan will follow in the Great Hall.  About the Talk A growing number of contemporary Cli-Fi novels are changing what we mean when we say dystopian fiction—Station Eleven, Borne, American War, Future Home of the Living God, and The Book of Joan are all examples where authors are asking how we might radically reinvent our relationship to the planet, each other, and ourselves. What if we loved the planet the way we claim to love our partn... (View more)

#Untitled: Teens at PhxArt

Mar 2, 2018, 7pm
A teen-curated monthly program, #Untitled is a little different each time. March is all about the creative process, particularly sharing your work. This is a FREE event for teens taking place on First Friday, March 2nd. RSVP at tickets.phxart.org! Teen programs are made possible through the generosity of Thunderbirds Charities, the Craig R. and Barbara M. Barrett Foundation, APS, the Alice and Jim Bazlen and Jane A. Lehman Foundation, and John and Erin Gogolak. The Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative is supported by the Walton Family Foundation and the Ford Foundation.

Circles Presents: American Artist Eric Fischl

Mar 6, 2018, 5:30pm Mar 7, 2018, 5:30pm
**Please note: the lecture on March 6 will take place at Phoenix Art Museum, and the lecture on March 7 will take place off-site at The Silverleaf Club.** Tuesday, March 6, 2018 | 5:30pm-7:00pm Phoenix Art Museum 1625 North Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85004 Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 5:30pm-7:00pm The Silverleaf Club 18701 North Silverleaf Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Valet parking Circles of Support members are invited to an evening with American Artist Eric Fischl. Eric Fischl is an internationally acclaimed American painter and sculptor. His artwork is represented in distinguished museums throughout the world as well as prestigious private and corporate collections, including The Metropolitan Museu... (View more)

Art Lovers Book Club: Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (in That Order) by Bridget Quinn

Mar 7, 2018, 1pm Mar 7, 2018, 5:30pm 2 More Engagement(s) Available
In her entertaining and accessible debut, Quinn mixes biography, art history, and women's studies to shed light on 16 women artists. As a college student assigned to read H.W. Janson's History of Art, Quinn was disturbed to find no discussion of women artists in the first 500 pages; in total, only 16 women were listed as artists. A professor wryly noted to Quinn, "You've got the new edition! Our versions didn't have a single woman in it with her clothes on." Covering the same number of women artists as appeared in Janson's work, Quinn skillfully examines the lives of an eclectic group of artists and the treatment of their work over time, mixing in comments from art historians and her own personal anecdotes. The selection... (View more)

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