The Block Museum Winter 2014 Exhibitions

Clara_Bow_lgThe Block Museum invites you to celebrate the reopening of its galleries and its winter 2014 exhibitions.

OPENING REMARKS
Morton Schapiro, President, Northwestern University

WHAT DOES ART HAVE TO DO WITH REVOLUTION? A LONG VIEW
W. J. T. Mitchell, editor of Critical Inquiry and Professor of English and Art History at the University of Chicago

Professor Mitchell will connect artistic concerns of the 1930s to present-day artistic practices, specifically the relations between art and activism.

CONVERSATION WITH EXHIBITION CURATORS
W. J. T. Mitchell and curators John Murphy and Jill Bugajski (The Left Front: Radical Art in the “Red Decade,” 1929-1940) and Elliot Reichert (Steichen|Warhol: Picturing Fame)

PERFORMANCES
Throughout the Block all afternoon by Northwestern University students, in collaboration with Professor D. Soyini Madison, Chair, Department of Performance Studes, Northwestern University.

See more at: http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu/visit/come-to-an-event.html#sthash.OFY4beIk.dpuf

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