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Panel Discussion

The Artist in the Museum
Reconsidering the Artist’s Eye

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 7–8:30pm EDT

Contemporary artists are often invited by museums to create site-responsive work, or to inhabit the role of artist-as-curator. As museums begin the important work of reevaluating their display practices, what part can artists play in this process? Using Vera Lutter: Museum in the Camera—an exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art—as a starting point, this online panel discussion will bring together different perspectives on artist/museum collaborations. Artists Liz Glynn and Ken Gonzales-Day join Vera Lutter in conversation, moderated by Jennifer King, associate curator of contemporary art at LACMA. To register for the event, visit www.lacma.org.

Vera Lutter, European Old Masters: December 7, 2018 - January 9, 2019, 2018–19 © Vera Lutter

Vera Lutter, European Old Masters: December 7, 2018 - January 9, 2019, 2018–19 © Vera Lutter

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Talk

Inside the Camera
Vera Lutter’s Pepsi Cola Interior, XVI

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Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts
college.harvard.edu

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Vera Lutter, Pepsi Cola Interior, XVI: September 21–October 2, 2001, 2001 © Vera Lutter

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