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Virginia Museum of Fine Art's Valerie Cassel Oliver and LAX Art's Director Hamza Walker portraits on behalf of the University of Texas at Austin's 2020 Spring Viewpoint Lecture Series at the Department of Art and Art History thumbnail image

Spring 2020 Viewpoint Lecture #1

In the first lecture of the Spring 2020 Viewpoint Lecture Series, Valerie Cassel Oliver and Hamza Walker will introduce attendees to their curatorial practices.

Jan 23

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

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The Visual Arts Center's contemporary exhibition opening in Austin Texas on January 24 2020 with Argote Lapinski Gonzalez Moya Ford

Opening Reception for Spring 2020 Exhibitions

Enjoy refreshments and conversation while you view five new exhibitions at the VAC: Carmen Argote: Me At Market, Lisa Lapinski: Drunk Hawking, Juan Pablo González: Cómo hago para recordar / What I do to remember, Grasping fragments, or otherwise calculating distance, and Lauren Moya Ford: Full Bloom.

Jan 24

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Center

Carmen Argote in conversation with The University of Texas at Austin Art History professors George Flaherty and Laura Gutierrez at the Visual Arts Center

Panel Conversation with Carmen Argote, Laura Gutierrez and George Flaherty

Artist-in-residence Carmen Argote is joined by UT faculty Laura Gutierrez and George Flaherty for a conversation about her multidisciplinary practice and her site-specific installation at the VAC.

Jan 28

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

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book cover for ShiPu Wang, The Other American Moderns. Matsura, Ishigaki, Noda, Hayakawa published by Penn State University Press and discussed at The University of Texas at Austin

Embattled Bodies: Other Figures of American Modernism

Based on his award-winning book The Other American Moderns, ShiPu Wang’s lecture examines some of the pictorial strategies that diasporic Japanese American artists deployed to confront and reimagine “Americanism” and its inherent ideological complexities in the Exclusion Era (1882—1952), a time of institutionalized xenophobia and racism. 

Jan 30

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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building in Mexico City

Info Session for Fall 2020 Study Abroad Program in Mexico City

Join Professor George Flaherty in an info session about the exciting new Urban Art and Design in Mexico City study abroad program for art students! Learn more about the program, how to apply, and how to receive funding.

Feb 5

5:00 PM

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