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Artists Connect: George Lewis on Assemblage

  • The Art Institute of Chicago 111 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL, 60603 United States (map)

Meet in Griffin Court
Free with museum admission

In this in-gallery conversation, composer and musician George Lewis explores the assemblage approach to art making in the work of artist Joseph Cornell. 

Artists Connect is a new series of in-gallery programs that highlight the creative process. Artists, poets, dancers, and musicians engage with works of art, making connections to their own practice and inspiring new ways of understanding the Art Institute’s collection.

About the Artist:

George Lewis is the Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University. A recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship in 2002, Lewis has made over 120 recordings as composer or performer, and his publications on experimental music appear regularly in scholarly and popular journals.

Image: Joseph Cornell. Soap Bubble Set, 1940 (reworked 1953). Art © The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

http://www.artic.edu/event/artists-connect-george-lewis-assemblage

Earlier Event: September 16
Gather: Sojourner Zenobia/Charmion