Art at Noon: Monumental Futures

Wednesday, January 27th, 12:00 to 1:00 PM

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What is the relationship between historic monuments, activism, and contemporary art? Monuments — as heritage, artifact, or art — constitute an extension of state power. They have become hyper visible as people across the world demand their governments address systematic inequality, injustice, and erasure.

On the occasion of ART PAPERS’ Fall/ Winter issue “Monumental Interventions” co-editor and contributor TK Smith and Evelyn and Will Kaplan Curator of Twentieth-Century Art Dr. Brittany Webb will discuss how activists and artists are pushing the discourse with contemporary acts of iconoclasm and the production of innovative monumental art works. Expanding on the themes of the issue, they will discuss the long history of artist interventions into the language, form, and function of public monuments to speculate monumental futures

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Wednesday January 27
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Come enjoy discussions and lectures with PAFA scholars and artists covering a variety of topics related to PAFA’s exhibitions, collections, and areas of interest. Now you can enjoy these lectures from the comfort of your couch. Join us each Wednesday at noon and now you can even bring your lunch!
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