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Gallery Talk: Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser
November 24, 2017 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Cantor Arts Center, Pigott Family Gallery - Map Link
Registration is not required. This program is free and open to the public.
Please join Veronica Roberts, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Blanton Museum of Art, for a Gallery Talk in Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser. Roberts was the curator of Curiouser at the Blanton, where the show originated.
Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser explores several major bodies of work by celebrated Stanford-born, Brooklyn-based artist Nina Katchadourian including video, photography, sculpture, and sound art. Katchadourian’s work reveals the creative potential, to use the artist’s words, that “lurks within the mundane.” Using ingenuity and humor, her practice encourages us to reinvigorate our own sense of curiosity and creativity, and to see our everyday surroundings as a site of discovery and possibility.
This exhibition is organized by the Blanton Museum of Art and is on view from September 15, 2017 – January 7, 2018 in Pigott Family Gallery at Cantor Arts Center.
This exhibition is organized by the Blanton Museum of Art. Generous support for the exhibition is provided by Suzanne Deal Booth; Eric Herschmann, Orly Genger, and family; and Jeanne and Michael Klein, with additional gifts from George and Nicole Jeffords, the Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation, Jenny and Trey Laird, Kathleen Irvin Loughlin and Christopher Loughlin, and Chris Mattsson and John McHale. The Cantor Arts Center gratefully acknowledges support of this presentation from the Elizabeth Swindells Hulsey Exhibitions Fund, the Special Exhibitions Fund, and the Contemporary Collectors Circle.
IMAGE: Nina Katchadourian (U.S.A., b. 1968), Sugar Fox, 2011. From “Seat Assignment” project, 2010–ongoing. C-print. Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin; gift of the artist and Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco. Image courtesy of the artist and Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco