- Date & Time
Thursday, January 12, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida is proud to present visiting artist Arthur Ou as part of the Spring 2017 Visiting Artists Lecture Series. The lecture series is free and open to the public. They will begin at 6 pm in the Music Building, Room 101 (MUB 101). The lectures offer the community at large an important opportunity for dialogue about contemporary art and culture in relation to national and international trends.
Arthur Ou works in photography, painting, sculpture and installation. He has exhibited internationally, most recently in “Images that Speak” at the Presentation House in Vancouver, Canada, and “Astoria,” at the Grazer Kunstverein in Graz, Austria. His work has been featured in publications including Artforum, Aperture, Blind Spot, Camera Austria, Art in America and The Photograph as Contemporary Art (Thames & Hudson). His work is featured in the new book, The Beauty of a Social Problem: Photography, Autonomy, Economy (University of Chicago Press, June 2015), by Walter Benn Michaels, and "Photography is Magic," (Aperture, September 2015) by Charlotte Cotton. He has published critical texts in Aperture, Afterall.org, Artforum.com, Bidoun, Foam, Fantom, Words Without Pictures, and X-Tra. Ou received his MFA from the Yale School of Art Photography Program. He is an associate professor of photography at Parsons School of Design in New York City.
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