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Panel Discussion: Critical Approaches to Figure and Form, Concept and Content (FREE)
April 24, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
A panel discussion and open forum with art critics, writers and historians John Zarobell and DeWitt Cheng, moderated by our Exhibitions Director Jan Wurm.
About the speakers:
DeWitt Cheng is a San Francisco-based critic, curator, teacher and blogger. He has written hundreds of reviews on the visual arts in the Bay Area during the past 12 years to such print and online publications as SanFranciscoArtMagazine.com, Artweek, DailyGusto.com, ArtBusiness.com, Art Ltd., Artillery, Sculpture, ArtCritical.com, ArtPractical.com, East Bay Express, Art21.com, East Bay Monthly, and Facebook.com/DeWittCheng. In addition he has written and writes for galleries and artists.
John Zarobell is assistant professor of international studies and program chair of European studies at the University of San Francisco. Formerly, he held the positions of assistant curator at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and associate curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He is a regular contributor to periodicals, has written for numerous exhibition catalogues, and has published in Art History, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, and the Berkeley Review of Latin-American Studies. His first book Empire of Landscape was published in 2010, and he is currently working on his next: Art and the Global Economy.
The Spring exhibitions are sponsored by Artists’ Legacy Foundation, Blick Art Materials, Susan and Steven Chamberlin, James Curtis III, Richard Diebenkorn Foundation, Nina and Claude Gruen, Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson Charitable Foundation, Jacobs & CO., Oliver and Company, and Zellerbach Family Foundation.