If you missed the Lorna Simpson
lecture at the Hirshhorn, there's a podcast of the lecture up at the Hirshhorn site, along with podcasts featuring Glenn Lowry, Janet Cardiff, curator Valerie Fletcher... go check it out. Hirshhorn Podcasts
In addition there will be a lunchtime
talk with associate curator Anne Ellegood on Simpson's work next Friday, February 10th at 12:30.
An exhibition on Claudia DeMont
opens February 8th at the Art Gallery at the University of MD. A related lecture by Valerie Cassel Oliver, Associate Curator, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston on February 8, 2006 at 5:00 PM in UMD's Room 2309 Art-Sociology Building. Oliver's talk, titled Radical Presence: Blacks in the Conceptual and Fluxus Art Movements,
covers "the participation of Black artists in the Fluxus Art and the Conceptual Art movements of the 1960s, and their influences on current contemporary practice."