“What the Hell is Contemporary Art Right Now?” | Elise Archias | July 6, 2-3pm & July 8, 6-7pm

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Join feminist art historian Elise Archias on a romp through the MCA’s four exhibitions:  Isa Genzken, Leslie Hewitt, Artists “after” Frida Kahlo, and Zach Cahill to learn the fundamentals of contemporary art.

Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 East Chicago Avenue

This class is appropriate for 18 and up, limited to 15 people each class.

With thanks to our partner the MCA.

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The same workshop is held on both dates, so please sign up for just one.


Artist Bio

Elise Archias is Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has presented her work on performance and sculpture in various venues nationally and internationally. Archias was a scholar at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center in 2011. Her published writings include research on Yvonne Rainer and Steve Paxton, catalog essays, and exhibition and book reviews. She has advised master’s theses on landscape artists after Robert Smithson, Sharon Hayes’s public love letters, and public sculpture as a site of performative activism.

Link: http://artandarthistory.uic.edu/profiledetails/106/95



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