Toggle

20 North Main St (also enter on 224 Benefit Street) Providence, RI 02903

Open today
10:00am–9:00pm

Calendar

Today is October 23, 2014. The Museum is open from 10 am – 9 pm.

Critical Encounters with Body, Place, and Time

September 19, 2014, 1 – 4 pm
Chace Center Galleries
  • EXL18.20145.5 DAM_band_tinted

Cary Loren, John Reed, Jim Shaw, Mike Kelley, Basement, God’s Oasis, 1975/2011.
Copyright the artist. Collection the artist.


This program is full to capacity. Register for the waitlist here.

The dynamic work of the artists featured in What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present re-imagine the use of the figure in widely varying mediums and formats. Through a series of gallery conversations, artists, curators, and art historians explore key themes and issues that emerge from the exhibition and resonate today including the body as generative force, audacious sexuality, an interest in disguise and obfuscation, as well as the ambition to make works that break from the restraints of conventional categorization. Speakers include: Artists, Jim Drain, Carroll Dunham, Gary Panter, Peter Saul, Michael Williams, and author Nicole Rudick, along with What Nerve! co-curators Judith Tannenbaum and Dan Nadel.