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Visiting Artists Lecture Series featured at UCLA

Presented at:
Hammer Museum
Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
(at the corner of Westwood and Wilshire)
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Thursday, October 6, 2011, 7:00pm

Mark Leckey

Mark Leckey is a British artist whose work has been shown widely internationally including solo exhibitions at the Serpentine Gallery, London; Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York; Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne; and Le Consortium, Dijon. Recent group exhibitions include Push and Pull at Tate Modern, London; the Eighth Gwangju Biennale in South Korea; Moving Images at Museum Ludwig, Cologne; and Playing Homage at the Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery. His performances have recently been presented in New York at the Museum of Modern Art, Abrons Arts Center; at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; and at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. He was awarded the Turner Prize in 2008.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 7:00pm

Sue Williams

Sue Williams is a New York-based painter who has had solo exhibitions at the Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge; IVAM, Valencia, Spain; Secession, Vienna, Austria; and Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva. Select group exhibitions include Keeping It Real at Whitechapel Gallery, London; Visceral Bodies, Vancouver Art Gallery; Rebelle: Art and Feminism 1969-2009, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Netherlands; Comic Abstraction: Image Breaking, Image Making, Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Whitney Biennials 1997, 1995, and 1993. Her exhibition at Regen Projects, Los Angeles, opens on November 10.

Admission is free

Parking is available in the Hammer’s underground parking lot for $3 after 6:00 pm.

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This lecture series is made possible through the generous support of the William D. Feldman Family Endowed Art Lecture Fund and is hosted by the Hammer Museum.

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