Feb 6, 2020, 6:30PM–8PM

Weitzman Lecture: Michelle Lopez

Installation view of Michelle Lopez: Ballast & Barricades
Michelle Lopez: Ballast & Barricades (detail), 2019, installation view, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania.

Michelle Lopez (b. 1970; lives Philadelphia) has been included in solo and group exhibitions at venues including the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT; LAXART, Los Angeles; PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY; the Public Art Fund, Metrotech Center, NY; and the Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana, CA. Formerly a faculty member at Yale School of Art, she now heads the Sculpture Division at the Fine Arts Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Stuart Weitzman School of Design. In 2019 she was a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Her work is currently on view at ICA in Michelle Lopez: Ballast & Barricades, through May 10.


Support for Michelle Lopez: Ballast & Barricades programming has been provided by the Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation and the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation.

Programming at ICA has been made possible in part by the Emily and Jerry Spiegel Fund to Support Contemporary Culture and Visual Arts and the Lise Spiegel Wilks and Jeffrey Wilks Family Foundation, and by Hilarie L. & Mitchell Morgan.


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