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Film Screening and Live Q&A: Amy Sillman: After Metamorphoses

Saturday, April 10 | 11:00 AM

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Join artist Amy SillmanRebecca Sears, lecturer in the Department of Classics in Arts & Sciences; and Meredith Malone, associate curator, as they discuss Sillman’s animated film "After Metamorphosis" (2015–16), the artist’s response to the Roman poet Ovid’s mythic tale of transformation, desire, and power. Sillman’s five-minute film will be screened in advance of the Q&A and will be available for viewing via the Museum’s website the week prior to the program.

The program will include live closed captions.

Free, but registration is required. Register here >>

A recording of the program will become available on the Museum’s YouTube channel in the weeks following.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Schools

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

Topic

Arts & Culture

Website

https://www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu...

Department
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Event Contact

Laura Foughty | lfoughty@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

Amy Sillman was born in Detroit in 1955 and earned her BFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York (1979) and her MFA from Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (1995). She has received numerous awards and grants, including the American Academy in Rome Residency, Rome (2014); the Charles Flint Kellogg Award in Arts and Letters, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (2012); the Guna S. Mundheim Fellowship in the Visual Arts from the American Academy in Berlin (2009); and a Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (2001). Her work has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions at institutions including at the Arts Club of Chicago; Camden Art Centre, London; the Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; the Drawing Center, New York; Portikus, Frankfurt; Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria; and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC.

Read the rest of Sillman's bio on the event website.

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