LECTURES + TALKS

Gallery Conversations

Concerning the Erotic 
Thursday, November 14, 7:30 pm
 (during Museum Nights: Creative Vibe) 
Bob Mueller, Associate Professor of Printmaking will discuss the direct link between the material and philosophical genesis of the work, delving deeper into erotic theory as the wellspring of idea in the contemporary landscape. Muller will explore print as the physical manifestation of a search for completion. This conversation is offered in conjunction with the 53rd SA+AH Studio Faculty Art Exhibition.

 

Pushing the Boundaries of Painting and Drawing
Sunday, November 17, 3 pm

Three SA+AH painting/drawing faculty — Professor Richard Heipp, Associate Professor Ron Janowich and Associate Professor Julia Morrisroe — will present and discuss the similarities and differences in their studio practice addressing, their concepts, process, and use of technology. This conversation is offered in conjunction with the 53rd SA+AH Studio Faculty Art Exhibition.

 

Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History (HESCAH) Lectures

Providing for the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt and Early China
Tuesday, October 29, 6 pm. Reception to follow. 
Speaker: Anthony Barbieri-Low, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara
Ancient Egypt and China are both recognized for their elaborate visual and material culture associated with the afterlife transition. This talk explores comparable developments in the two mortuary traditions, including the use of miniature figurines and architectural models, expressions of scribal identity, and the association of board-games with paradisiacal realms.

 

Roberto Obregón: Achroma Vanitas 
Thursday, November 14, 6 pm
(during Museum Nights)
Speaker: Luis Pérez-Oramas, Independant Scholar and Director Instituto Roesler
This lecture on the work of Venezuelan artist Roberto Obregón is presented in conjunction with the following exhibitions at the University of Florida: Accumulate, Classify, Preserve, Display: Roberto Obregón Archive from the Carolina and Fernando Eseverri Collection at University Gallery, and Accumulate, Classify, Preserve, Display: Works by Roberto Obregón from the Carolina and Fernando Eseverri Collection at the Harn Museum of Art.