Aug 30, 2013
PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series: Molly Zuckerman-Hartung
Hear directly from artists about the processes, ideas, and obstacles that inform their work. Molly Zuckerman-Hartung is a painter living and working in Chicago. Her works are abstract and reflect a critical view on the history of painting, alternating between love and fear for paint, thinking, and society. Originally from Olympia, Washington, she received her

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Aug 30, 2013
Coffee & Conversation: Taboo
PennDesign MFA candidate Daniel O’Neill led an intimate conversation over complimentary La Colombe coffee about the use of taboos concerning sex, religion, and art in Rhoades’s work. Prompted by the themes in Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. Coffee & ConversationJason Rhoades, Four Roads

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Aug 30, 2013
ICA Birthday Party
In celebration of ICA’s 50th birthday, Chief Curator Ingrid Schaffner’s annual frolic through the pastures of contemporary art this year focused on ICA’s own backyard, approaching the museum’s history as a microcosm of the broader contemporary art world. Schaffner opened with an image of the announcement card for ICA’s first show—of the work of Clyfford

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Aug 30, 2013
Open Video Call 2013/2014
Experience the vision of area artists and filmmakers at this annual screening of videos juried by local curators. ICA will then screen the selected works during the winter exhibition program. SELECTED ARTISTS Bonnie Begusch John Emison Kris Harzinski and Will Haughery Zenas Hutcheson Paul Salveson Meredith Sellers Christopher Vandegrift Tara White This year’s jurors are

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Aug 30, 2013
ICA Salon: Jason the Mason
Participate in the ICA Salon! We have invited a stellar group of artists, critics, curators, and conservators to speak frankly with the audience about their own projects and to ruminate on central themes in Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. Your ideas and questions are essential to these informal, wide-ranging conversations.

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Aug 30, 2013
Coffee & Conversation: Jason the Mason
Penn MFA candidate Evan Nabrit led an intimate conversation over complimentary La Colombe coffee on the ways Rhoades used personal myth as a kind of material, incorporating his identity as an artist and his ideas about work into his sculptures. Prompted by the ICA exhibition Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. Jason RhoadesJason Rhoades, Four RoadsCoffee &

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Aug 30, 2013
PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series: Allora and Calzadilla
Hear directly from artists about the processes, ideas, and obstacles that inform their work. Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla have been collaborating since 1995, exploring ideas of authorship, nationality, borders, democracy, and global society. They utilize sculpture, photography, video, performance, and sound to create metaphors and experiments that explore the relationship between an object and

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Aug 30, 2013
PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series: Sharon Hayes
Hear directly from artists about the processes, ideas, and obstacles that inform their work. Sharon Hayes utilizes video, performance, and installation to investigate the intersections of history, politics and speech. Many of her works put the viewer between acts of public and private speech or make the viewer navigate different political rhetorics and historical periods.

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Aug 30, 2013
ICA Salon: Taboo
The season’s second Salon engaged taboo as a subject and strategy in the work of Jason Rhoades and centered around Rhoades’s notorious, storied, interactive final project: the Black Pussy Soirée Cabaret Macramé. Each of the three participants approached this series of charged events, staged in the artist’s Los Angeles studio, from different vantage points and

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Aug 30, 2013
Coffee & Conversation: Systems
Penn History of Art PhD candidate Anastasia Amrhein led an intimate conversation over complimentary La Colombe coffee prompted by the themes in Jason Rhoades, Four Roads. Organic systems versus manmade systems, systems of power and of commerce: Rhoades made use of many kinds of systems in the ideas and structures of his art. This conversation

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