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Visiting Artist Lecture: Alexis Rockman

  • Date & Time
    • Tuesday, February 01, 2022 6:15pm to 7:45pm 2022-02-01 06:15:00 pm2022-02-01 07:45:00 pmAmerica/New_YorkVisiting Artist Lecture: Alexis RockmanOnline
  • Cost
    • Free
  • Description

    Join us for a lecture by visiting artist Alexis Rockman.

    Born in 1962 and raised in New York City, Rockman has exhibited extensively worldwide since 1985. He has been the subject of many international solo and group exhibitions, including a major retrospective organized at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. His work is also included in public and private collections around the world, and he has held a number of teaching posts at prestigious institutions, such as Columbia and Harvard.

    Recent solo museum exhibitions include Alexis Rockman: The Weight of Air at the Rose Art Museum; East End Field Drawings at the Parrish Museum of Art in Water Mill, NY (2015); The Great Lakes Cycle, Grand Rapids Art Museum; Chicago Cultural Center; Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis; Flint Institute of Art, MI; The Haggerty Museum, Milwaukee Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland (2018-20). His work is represented in public and private collections, including the Brooklyn Museum, New York; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.

    From 2009-12, Rockman collaborated with director Ang Lee on the prize-winning film "Life of Pi," serving as “Inspirational Artist” and created one of Pi’s most captivating sequences – “Tigervision” in which Pi discovers the world through the tiger eyes while journeying to the bottom of the ocean.

    He has been the subject of many exhibition catalogues and monographic publications including Alexis Rockman, published by Monacelli Press in 2003. His forthcoming monograph, Alexis Rockman: Works on Paper, was published by Damiani in 2021.

    Rockman lives and works in Warren, CT.

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