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Lecture
Oct 27, 2015

October 27 Charles Gaines, a Los Angeles–based artist and longstanding professor at California Institute of the Arts, investigates how rule-based procedures produce meaning. He is currently represented in the Venice Biennale by two major new series that bring texts, drawings, and music together to address issues of social justice. For his lecture, he shares ideas that have informed his long and influential career.

Studio Programs
Oct 30, 2015

 

The Modern and Kimbell Collaborative Studio Series:

Kehinde Wiley and Portrait-Making

Lecture
Nov 03, 2015

November 3 Valerie Hegarty, a Brooklyn-based artist who creates paintings, sculptures, and installations that often address themes of memory, place, and history—such as “Alternative Histories,” her 2013 intervention in the period rooms at the Brooklyn Museum—shares her work and experiences in the lecture “Valerie Hegarty: Reverse Archeology, the Creation of Decay and Other Uncanny Transformations.”

Cafe Modern
Nov 06, 2015
November 6
Featuring music by Ginny Mac 
Studio Programs
Nov 06, 2015

 

The Modern and Kimbell Collaborative Studio Series:

Kehinde Wiley and Portrait-Making

Lecture
Nov 10, 2015

November 10 Lauren Woods, a conceptual artist whose hybrid media projects—film, video and sound installations, public interventions, and site-specific work—engage history as a lens through which to view the sociopolitical nature of the present, shares her work.

Studio Programs
Nov 13, 2015

 

The Modern and Kimbell Collaborative Studio Series:

Kehinde Wiley and Portrait-Making

Exhibition
Nov 21, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016

Since the early 1970s, Joyce Pensato has utilized some of the most iconic American cartoons and comic book characters, such as Mickey Mouse, Felix the Cat, Donald Duck, the Simpsons, and Kyle and Stan from South Park, as starting points for her drawings and paintings. Pensato transforms these characters into portraits that vacillate between menacing and amusing, fretful and enthusiastic.

Studio Programs
Dec 04, 2015

 

The Modern and Kimbell Collaborative Studio Series:

Kehinde Wiley and Portrait-Making

Cafe Modern
Dec 04, 2015
December 4   
Tango Night! Featuring music for dancing by Glovertango Duo 
Stay after First Friday for music by the Austin Piazzolla Quintet in the auditorium at 8 pm.  

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