EventJuly 29, 2014

Panel Discussion at Hammer Museum on Late Artist Tony Greene’s Work

Tony Greene, ‘Artificial Night,’ mixed media (oil on photo mounted on board), 22 ½ in x 29 ¾ in (57.15 cm x 75.6 cm), 1998. | Eileen Harris Norton Collection.

Tomorrow (July 29), the Hammer Museum hosts “His Broken Lines,” a panel discussion on the late artist and CalArts alumnus Tony Greene (Art MFA 87), as part of its Made in L.A. biennial.

Greene’s body of work—paintings which explore desire, mortality and the corporeal amidst the AIDS crisis—is currently featured in a Made in L.A. show-within-a-show titled Amid Voluptuous Calm and in Room of Advances, a retrospective at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture.

Moderated by David Frantz, curator of Tony Greene: Amid Voluptuous Calm, Tuesday’s discussion centers around the politics of queer art production in Los Angeles from the late 80s to the early 90s and the stakes for queer curatorial and artistic practice as they relate to Greene’s work.

Artists and CalArts faculty members Matias Viegener and Millie Wilson, artist and curator Monica Majoli, and Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive director Lawrence Rinder join the panel.

Related: CalArtians Among Artists Selected for Made in L.A. 2014.

Event Details

His Broken Lines

July 29, 7:30-9:30 pm
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles

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