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Anything Goes: Sculpture, 1970s–1990s

5,000 Years of Contemporary Art Lecture Series

Saturday, February 5, 2011, 11:15 am

FREE for Gallery Members / $10 for non-members
Auditorium

With Curator of Education Mariann Smith

No more heroes on horseback or marble busts! Anything goes in contemporary sculpture from this period, including cubes created with explosives and fire, life-sized camels, a family made of television sets, bronze lakes and waterfalls, immense tools standing in an Italian plaza, and intense psychological spaces. Artists discussed will include Nancy Graves, Bryan Hunt, Nam June Paik, Martin Puryear, and Jackie Winsor.

The 5,000 Years of Contemporary Art Lecture Series continues through March 12, 2011. Throughout the series, Curator of Education Mariann Smith, Associate Curator of Education Nancy Spector, and guest speakers will use the Gallery’s Collection and other selected works to tell the story of art from ancient times through today.

Doors for all lectures open at 11 am.