Sculpture Dialogues: Gordon Hall

“Usefulness & Uselessness”
Monday, October 14, 4:15 p.m.
280 S Columbus Dr Room 127
United States

Join us for the next event in our Fall 2019 Sculpture Dialogues Visiting Artist Series with Gordon Hall. Sculpture graduate students Luan Joy Sherman, Jennifer Traina-Dorge, and Ferrell Garramone will present their work after the lecture. 

Gordon Hall is an artist based in New York who makes sculptures and performances. Hall has had solo presentations at the MIT List Visual Arts Center, The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, The Renaissance Society, EMPAC, and Temple Contemporary, and has been in group exhibitions at The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Brooklyn Museum, The Hessel Museum, Art in General, White Columns, Socrates Sculpture Park, among many other venues. Hall’s writing and interviews have been published widely including in Art Journal, Artforum, Art in America, and Bomb, as well as in Walker Art Center's Artist Op-Ed Series, What About Power? Inquiries Into Contemporary Sculpture (published by SculptureCenter), Documents of Contemporary Art: Queer (published by Whitechapel and MIT Press,), and Theorizing Visual Studies (Routledge). A volume of Hall’s collected essays, interviews, and performance scripts was published by Portland Institute for Contemporary Art in 2019.
This lecture will explore relationships of use between sculptures and bodies in two of Gordon Hall's recent exhibitions.
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