Wednesday, 16 May 2012

CADRE Lecture Series - Free Public Lecture by Dr David Ryan

Free Public Lecture by Dr David Ryan (Reader in Fine Art, Anglia Ruskin University) 22nd May 2012, 6.00pm, MK045

Painting and its Others...
David Ryan will consider issues around contemporary painting, in particular those practices exploring abstraction, in relation to other media. He will draw on the work of various artists including Katharina Grosse, Jessica Stockholder, R.H. Quaytman and others, as well as touching on his own work as a painter and video filmmaker. 

David Ryan is a visual artist, musician and writer based in London, who is actively involved in painting, contemporary music and video. He is currently Reader in Fine Art at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, and received his PhD by publication based on his extensive writing on art and music. He has written regularly for Art Monthly, Contemporary, and Art Papers USA. His publications include Hybrids, Tate publishing; Talking Painting, Routledge (interviews include Mary Heilmann, David Reed, Bernard Frize and Jessica Stockholder), and La peinture est Presque abstraite, Analogues Press, Arles, France. Exhibitions include the Whitechapel Open, British Abstract Painting, Flowers (London and Los Angeles); Flux, London Bridge, Viewfinder, Seoul, Korea, and Crossing Abstraction at the Kunstraum Bethianen, Berlin. Screenings of video works Knots and Fields (with Andrew Chesher 2010) and Via di San Teodoro (2010-11) have taking place in Stockholm, Rome, Berlin Seoul and New York.

image: installation at 'Flux' London 2005, digital video.

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