“Social Practice in Contemporary Art” a lecture by Miranda Lash – Tuesday, April 15, 5:30 pm

Justin Nolan, Studio Chair, 2012; Photograph

Spring 2014

INSIGHTS: The UNM Art Museum Distinguished Lecture Series

Tuesday, April 15, 5:30 pm

Social Practice in Contemporary Art

a lecture by

Miranda Lash, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, in conjunction with the exhibition: Breakthroughs: The Twentieth Annual Juried Graduate Exhibition on exhibition in theRaymond Jonson Gallery

The lecture will take place in the Clinton Adams Gallery

Miranda Lash is Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA). At NOMA Lash manages the twentieth and twenty-first century permanent collection and the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, as well as temporary exhibitions of contemporary art. Among the exhibitions she has curated while at NOMA are Dario Robleto: the Prelives of the Blues; Swoon: Thalassa; and Wayne Gonzales: Light to Dark /Dark to Light. She is a recipient of an Andy Warhol Curatorial Research Grant for her upcoming retrospective on the conceptual artist Mel Chin.

Funding for this lecture series is generously provided in part by the Department of Art and Art History and by the Allene H. and Walter P. Kleweno Lecture Series Fund.

Justin Nolan, Studio Chair, (detail); 2012; Digital photograph; Photo by Justin Nolan; ©Justin Nolan