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Installation view of Robert Indiana: A Sculpture Retrospective, featuring Indiana's Year of Meteors, 1961 (left), one of several “literary paintings” of the early 1960s. Photograph by Tom Powel Imaging. 

Sunday Insights: Poet Brent Cox on Robert Indiana: A Sculpture Retrospective

Sunday, September 16, 2018 ● 2:30 pm

FREE with museum admission
FREE for Members
1905 Building, South Galleries

Join us for Sunday Insights, where community members relate their work and experience to the art on view. In conjunction with the special exhibition Robert Indiana: A Sculpture Retrospective, poet and artist Brent Cox will explore Robert Indiana’s literary inspirations.

About the Speaker

Brent Cox is a second-year PhD student in the Poetics Program at the University at Buffalo. He received an MFA from University of Washington, Bothell in Creative Writing and Poetics, and a BA from UCLA in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing: Poetry. His scholarly work focuses on poetry and art that resist and expand the boundaries of genre, medium, and identity. He is also a video artist and poet. He has a video forthcoming as part of a collaborative project in association with the release of Julie Carr's Real Life: An Installation (Omnidawn, 2018), and he will be presenting a video essay titled, "Visualizing the Depths in Susan Howe's Debths" at this year's &Now: A Festival of New Writing at the University of Notre Dame.

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