Screening of "Romance" Season 4, episode 1
Wednesday, October 9th
7:00pm - 9:00pm
This event is part of Art21's Access 100 Artists, a celebration of contemporary art and Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season One through Six, sponsored by Art21.
The screening will be followed by a discussion and refreshments for audience members.
This episode: "Romance" What role do intuition, emotion, fantasy, and escapism play in contemporary art? How do contemporary artists respond to traditionally romantic ideals such as sentimentality, pathos, and the philosophy of art for art's sake? This episode poses questions about the value of pleasure in art and features artists whose works are extended meditations on mortality, love, reality, and make-believe. Pierre Huyghe, Judy Pfaff, Lari Pittman, and Laurie Simmons are featured.
Save the date for the last screening of the series:
"Transformation" Season 5, episode 3
Wednesday, November 13th
Hillyer Art Space
9 Hillyer Ct
Metro: Dupont Circle