Monday, April 05, 2010
As part of a monthly visiting artist program at, I am giving a giving a talk this Thursday (April 8) at Harold Washington College followed by a workshop based on a piece by Robert Barry. The public is welcome to either or both parts.
Harold Washington College
30 East Lake Street
Thursday, April 08, 2010
Lecture: 11am – 12 Noon, Room 1115, 11th floor
Workshop: 12:30 – 3 pm, Room 829, 8th floor
Erik Wenzel • Steppingfilter • 2010 • digital photograph • courtesy of the artist
Erik Wenzel received his MFA from the University of Chicago in 2009 and his BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2003. He is a Teaching Fellow in the University of Chicago’s Department of Visual Arts. Wenzel’s recent exhibitions include: “[RE]-VIEW” curated by Maggie Taft and “Warm For Your Formalism”, both at DOVA temporary in Hyde Park; and “Belief in Doubt in Painting” at 65GRAND in Chicago. Wenzel writes about art and culture for ArtSlant and has maintained Art or Idiocy?, an art & culture blog, since 2004. Wenzel is currently editing and contributing to “Internal Necessity: a reader tracing the inner logics of the contemporary art field”, a book based on the Sommerakademie 2009 residency held this past August at the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, Switzerland.
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