In this lecture, Tony Lewis, a Chicago-based artist, and Matt Saunders, an artist and the Harris K. Weston Associate Professor of the Humanities at Harvard, will discuss various practices and techniques of drawing. Considering their own work, Lewis and Saunders will explore some of the unique questions that the fugitive medium of drawing poses to contemporary audiences.
The lecture will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Please enter the museums via the entrance on Broadway. Doors will open at 5:30pm.
Free admission, but seating is limited. Tickets will be distributed beginning at 5:30pm at the Broadway entrance. One ticket per person.
Complimentary parking available in the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street, Cambridge.
This program is generously supported by the Getty Foundation’s initiative The Paper Project: Prints and Drawings Curatorship in the 21st Century. In tandem with this program, the Harvard Art Museums are hosting the private workshop “The Potential of Technical Studies and Conservation for Prints and Drawings Curatorship, A Professional Workshop,” which invites early-career curators from around the world to question and contextualize prints and drawings on a technical level to strengthen their curatorial practice.