Talk: Helen Molesworth, on Black Mountain College

18 November 2020, 16:30

 Photo by Brigitte Lacombe
Photo by Brigitte Lacombe

Important: Due to the current recommendations related to Covid-19 this event will only be open for online participation. To join, RSVP is required by midnight Tuesday 17 November via email

Helen Molesworth is a curator and writer. Her major exhibitions include: One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art; Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933–1957; Dance/Draw; This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s; Part Object Part Sculpture, and Work Ethic. She has organized monographic exhibitions of Moyra Davey, Noah Davis, Louise Lawler, Steve Locke, Anna Maria Maiolino, Josiah McElheny, Kerry James Marshall, Catherine Opie, Amy Sillman, and Luc Tuymans. She is the author of numerous catalogue essays and her writing has appeared in Artforum, Art Journal, Documents, and October. The recipient of the 2011 Bard Center for Curatorial Studies Award for Curatorial Excellence, she serves as the Curator-in-Residence for the Anderson Ranch in Aspen. She recently hosted a podcast series called “Recording Artists” with The Getty and is currently at work on a book about art, love, and freedom.

The lecture is arranged by Sophie Tottie, artist and professor at Kungl. Konsthögskolan (the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm), in collaboration with and supported by Iaspis, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s International Programme for Visual and Applied Artists, with Department of Art History, School of Culture and Education, Södertörn University and Index Foundation.