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Ed Moses: Cross-Section (Opening Reception)

The University Art Galleries (UAG) will mount a solo exhibition of paintings by Ed Moses, utilizing all three galleries and featuring works from the 1970s to the present. Cross-Section will trace the common thematic thread binding Moses's prolific and continuous act of exploration. In so doing, the philosophical continuity of the artist's disparate visual strategies will be framed, strategies the artist has repeated and contradicted, as his investigation into the painted form has changed direction or reversed course over the past five decades. The curatorial perspective, in turn, will provide a rhizomatic framework to Moses's oeuvre – a genealogy of these strategies – in place of the conventional, chronological account typically used by institutions to situate an artist's work within historical movements alone. An accompanying exhibition catalogue, featuring dynamic color plates of the work and scholarly essays by the curators as well as the legendary art historian

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Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 7:30PM
XMPL Theater
Contemporary Arts Center
Admission: $14

IMPROVISATORE  is an interdisciplinary performance which emphasizes various creative notions set within a coffee house installation environment. Based upon creative interchanges of eclectic interpretations of poetry, jazz and dance as contemporary performance art, this project features Professor Nicole Mitchell, Dept. of Music, Professor Sheron Wray, Dept. of Dance and Professor Ulysses Jenkins, Dept. of Art.

Director/Artistic Director, Ulysses Jenkins
Musical Directors, Nicole Mitchell & Ulysses Jenkins
Guest artists: Calvin Ganntt, Anna B. Scott, Sheron Wray, Roger Trammell, the Othervisions Art Band, Snezana Petrovic, Vinzula Kara, Lavina Wetterberg


Ulysses Jenkins in Group Exhibtion at MoCADA

Associate Professor of Art Ulysses Jenkins had work in the group exhibition a/wake in the water: Meditations on Disaster. This group show at MoCADA was a film, video and new media exhibition that explored the ways Black bodies experiences hazards and natural disaster.

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Rhea Anastas


Rhea Anastas and Leigh Ledare. Double Bind. New York, NY: A.R.T. Press, 2015. Book-length Dialogue by Rhea Anastas and Leigh Ledare; Introduction, Anastas; Preface, Ledare; Photography by Ledare.

Allan McCollum, JRP Ringier, 2012. Editor; Author of a new essay, “In Every Act of Approaching a Painting.”

Witness to Her Art: Art and Writings by Adrian Piper, Mona Hatoum, Cady Noland, Jenny Holzer, Kara Walker, Daniela Rossell and Eau de Cologne, Editor, with Michael Brenson, the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, 2006, distributed by D.A.P. Editor; Author of the introduction to the anthology.

Dan Graham: Works 1965-2000, Co-editor of the book, with Marianne Brouwer, Richter Verlag, 2001. French edition 2001; German edition 2002. Editor, Author of Chronology of Works and

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Juli Carson Spoke at Academy of Fine Arts Vienna & Secession

Professor of Art Juli Carson spoke at the Art as Exhibition conference at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna & Secession. The conference sought to “investigate how exhibition formats may be inherent in specific modes of artistic production and subsequently in an artwork itself.”

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Monica Majoli Curated an Exhibition at the MAK Center in Los Angeles

Professor of Art Monica Majoli recently curated an exhibition on the late artist Tony Greene with Judie Bamber for the Schindler house at the MAK Center in Los Angeles.

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Jesse Colin Jackson
Radiant City
Pari Nadimi Gallery
September 18 - November 1, 2014

Pari Nadimi Gallery is pleased to present Radiant City, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based Canadian artist Jesse Colin Jackson. Focused on Toronto’s tower apartment neighbourhoods, Radiant City invites us to consider these conflicted sites and their evolving presence and status in our collective consciousness. Titled after Le Corbusier’s “The Radiant City: Elements of a Doctrine of Urbanism to Be Used as the Basis of Our Machine-Age Civilization,” first published in English in 1964 and the origin of many of the design principles that characterize these neighbourhoods, Radiant City catalogues the


Jonathan Fineberg

Jonathan Fineberg is Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of California – Irvine, the Edward William and Jane Marr Gutgsell Professor of Art History Emeritus at the University of Illinois, and a Trustee Emeritus of The Phillips Collection in Washington where he was founding Director of the Center for the Study of Modern Art.  He is also a former Director on the Board of the College Art Association.

He has curated more than a dozen museum exhibitions in the U. S. and Europe and taught on the faculty at Yale and the University of Illinois before coming to Irvine, and as a Visiting Professor at Harvard University, Columbia University, Hunter College, and the Yale School of Art.  Among his awards are: the Pulitzer Fellowship in Critical Writing, the NEA Art Critic's Fellowship, Senior Fellowships

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Simon Penny Gave Keynote Speech at FIT Conference

Professor of Art Simon Penny recently gave the keynote speech at the FIT conference at the Attenborough Center, University of Sussex, UK.

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