Talk
Free, registration required
Evelyn Wang, 2020, in her exhibition Reflection Paper (2020)
Courtesy of Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany.
China-born, Netherlands-based artist Evelyn T. Wang (born 1981) presents a new lecture-performance about layers. Layers of paint, ink, and graphite. Layers of make-up and their destiny. Layers of identities. Layers of language, one stacked on top of the other, loose and controlled, singing over speaking, listening over talking. The last layer is one made out of time—meeting painter Agnes Martin in the ruin of her semi-Zen garden to discuss how the body dissolves every line drawn, every color chosen.
This program is made possible with the support of Prada.
Please note that this is an in-person event that takes place at the museum. In accordance with state and City of Chicago guidelines, visitors to the museum are no longer required to wear masks or provide proof of vaccination, though anyone who would like to wear a mask is encouraged to do so. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19 in the week before your visit, we ask that you stay home. We appreciate your help in keeping the museum a healthy and safe place for our staff and visitors. Learn more about our visiting policies.
If you have any questions about programming, please reach out to museum-programs@artic.edu.

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