In conjunction with Think of Them as Spaces: Brice Marden’s Drawings on view at the Menil Drawing Institute, Lilly Wei presents a lecture on Brice Marden’s drawing practice. She explores how the artist has joined drawing and painting into a distinctive aesthetic, and considers some of his influences, including a discussion of how site became a crucial impetus.
About the speaker:
Lilly Wei (b. Chengdu, China) is a New York-based independent curator, writer, journalist and critic whose area of interest is global contemporary art and, in particular, emerging art and artists. Her work has appeared in dozens of publications worldwide and she is a longtime contributor to Art in America, a contributing editor at ARTnews, and a former contributing editor at Art Asia Pacific in the United States. The author of numerous catalogues and monographs, she has curated exhibitions in the United States, Europe and Asia.
This program is free and open to the public. Limited seating is available on a first-come first-served basis. Further information regarding accessibility and parking can be found here.