Hear from art critic, curator, and activist Lucy Lippard, one of the most influential voices in contemporary art for over 50 years. Her many books include the seminal work Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object(1973), on the then-emerging field of conceptual art; From the Center: Feminist Essays on Women’s Art (1976); Eva Hesse (1976); and The Lure of the Local: Sense of Place in a Multicentered Society (1997). Deeply engaged in progressive art and politics, Lippard helped to found Art Workers’ Coalition; a group that advocated for museum reform; the Heresies Collective, a coalition of feminist artists and thinkers; and, along with Sol LeWitt, Printed Matter, the world’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to artists’ books and related publications. Her lecture is a part of the Curatorial Studies Series, organized by Ohio State’s Departments of Art and History of Art.
Alexander Provan is the editor of Triple Canopy, a magazine and publishing platform based in New York. He is also a contributing editor of Bidoun, a magazine of the arts and culture of the Middle East and its diaspora. His writing on digital culture, aesthetics, literature, and politics has appeared in The Nation, The Believer, n+1, Bookforum,Artfo
Triple Canopy has recently participated in exhibitions and organized public programs at the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York City) as part of the 2014 Whitney Biennial; the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 (New York City); the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver; Artissima 18 (Torino, Italy); and the Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson. Provan is a fellow at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics for 2013– 2015 and the recipient of a 2011 art and research grant from the Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.