Visiting artists, writers, curators, art historians and critics present their work and ideas during a public lecture series sponsored by the MFA Visual Arts program during each residency.
These events are free and open to the public and are accessible by MBTA redline train to Porter square.
Diana Al-Hadid is a Syrian-American artist who lives and works in New York. Her sculptures and installations, made from materials such as plaster, Styrofoam, wax, cement, and cardboard, often transform classical motifs into ethereal and dynamic states. Her work is in the collection of the deCordova, Whitney Museum, MFA Houston, among many others. Al-Hadid is represented by Marianne Boesky, New York; Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles; and Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo.
The Art Talks Lecture Series is sponsored by the College of Art and Design MFA in Visual Arts program and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.