Art & Art History Eric J. Ryan Distinguished Lecture: Alfredo Jaar
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Alfredo Jaar is an artist, architect, and filmmaker who lives and works in New York City. He was born in Santiago de Chile. Jaar’s work has been shown extensively around the world including Biennales of Venice (1986, 2007, 2009, 2013), Sao Paulo (1987, 1989, 2010) as well as Documenta in Kassel (1987, 2002). He became a Guggenheim Fellow in 1985 and a MacArthur Fellow in 2000.
Jaar has realized more than sixty public interventions around the world. Important individual exhibitions include The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; Whitechapel, London; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome; and Moderna Museet, Stockholm. Major recent surveys include Musée des Beaux Arts, Lausanne; Hangar Bicocca, Milan; Alte Nationalgalerie, and Berlinische Galerie and Neue Gesellschaft fur bildende Kunst e.V., Berlin. His work can be found in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art and Guggenheim Museum in New York, the MCA in Chicago, MOCA and LACMA in Los Angeles, the Tate in London, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, and dozens of other institutions and private collections worldwide.
Funded by Colgate Arts Council, African and Latin American Studies, Communities and Identities, CORE 152, Film and Media Studies, History, Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology
Wednesday, April 5 at 4:30pm
Little Hall, 105, Golden Auditorium