William Wegman in Conversation: Performance, Process, and Early Video Art
- 10/18/2012 | 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
- Location: Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium
- Event Type: Lecture
- Sponsor: Museum of Art
- Contact: Victoria Baldwin-Wilson
- - Open to the Public -
Artist William Wegman will return to campus on Thursday, October 18, for "William Wegman in Conversation: Performance, Process, and Early Video Art" at 4:30 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center. Wegman will be joined for the discussion by Lori Zippay, executive director of Electronic Arts Intermix, New York City. Wegman first established himself within the contexts of video and performance art in the 1970s. In conversation with Zippay, he will comment on a selection of his early films and explain how they gave rise to and influenced his current artistic practice.
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art's Fall Open House will follow the talk, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the museum. This festive reception celebrates all the fall exhibitions on view, including William Wegman: Hello Nature (which closes Oct. 21) and Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography.
All programs and exhibitions presented by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art are open to the public free of charge. Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday: 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Sunday: Special hours on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. through October 21, 2012, for the William Wegman exhibition. Closed on Mondays and national holidays.