On View August 30 November 10, 2013 Friday, August 30 Exhibition Opening at Utah Museum of Fine Arts Wednesday, September 18, 5pm Artist Talk and Panel Discussion Other panelists include: Sarah Hollenberg, visiting assistant professor of art history at the University of Utah; Rachel Middleman, assistant professor of art history at Utah State University; Sydney Cheek-O’Donnell, head of theatre studies at the University of Utah; and Elizabeth Clement, associate professor of history at the University of Utah. Martha Wilson, curated by Peter Dykhuis, will open at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, in Salt Lake City on August 30, 2013. The exhibition explores current approaches toward feminism, identities, activism, and collaborative practice through Martha Wilsons artworks and projects since the beginning of her career, forty years ago. Wilson worked closely with the Utah Museum of Fine Arts to deepen the exhibition in the local context, and create a new conversation engaging the local community. As the exhibition constantly evolves through each new venue, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts inserted Wilsons own voice into the wall texts, changing the way the exhibition is narrated. Fore more information on Martha Wilson at Utah Museum of Fine Arts, please visit the official museum website here.
Martha Wilson at UMFA
August 30, 2013- - November 10, 2013 @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
University of Utah Marcia and John Price Museum Building 410 South Campus Drive Salt Lake City, UT
Martha Wilson Retrospective Traces Evolution of Artistic Self-Experiments by Brian Staker In our celebrity-obsessed culture, artists are often as much absorbed with creating a persona for themselves as with creating a body of work. The first contemporary artist to really make his persona the focus of his work was Andy Warhol; then performance artists in […]