Oberlin College and Conservatory

First Thursday: Pictures Generation Artist Philip Smith

Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 5:45pm to 7:30pm

Allen Memorial Art Museum
87 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Pictures Generation artist Philip Smith is in conversation with Andrea Gyorody, Ellen Johnson ’33 Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, in conjunction with the exhibition Barbara Bloom in Context: Works from the Pictures Generation, on view in Ripin Gallery.

Smith will discuss his role in a movement that explored the influence of mass media and imagery through reproduction, quotation and re-contextualized visual references, as well as his 2009 memoir Walking Through Walls, which chronicles his childhood in Florida.

Space is limited; first-come, first-served seating.

Galleries remain open until 7:30 p.m. A free program is presented in the King Sculpture Court, followed by a reception with light refreshments in the East Gallery.

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Arts, Info Sessions/Presentations/Webinars


Academic, Art, Administrative, Allen Memorial Art Museum





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Jill Greenwood

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