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Talks and Lectures

  • Jul 12

    • 5:30 PM Discuss

      Artist Talk: Oscar Murillo

      Oscar Murillo was born in La Paila, Colombia, in 1986, and lives and works in London. His paintings, video works, and actions are tied to a notion of community stemming from the artist’s cross-cultural ties to diverse cities. His work has been the subject of solo presentations at Haus der Kunst, Munich, Yarat Art Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan, Nouveau Musée National Monaco, and Museo de Arte, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá.

  • Jul 14

    • From July 10–14, Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a temporary mandala sand painting dedicated to the Green Tara on Level 3 of the Aspen Art Museum as part of their annual visit to Aspen. Geshe Lobsang Tenzin, Founder and Spiritual Director of the Drepung Loseling Monastery and Professor of Practice at Emory University, will present a lecture reflecting on the mandala and monastic practices.

  • Jul 17

    • Heike Hanada is a German architect who teaches at the Technical University in Dortmund and runs an architectural studio in Berlin. Her significant projects include participation in the 1999 Venice Art Biennale in cooperation with Tatsuo Miyajima, who represented Japan in the Japanese Pavilion. In 2008, Hanada won the competition for the extension of the Stockholm Public Library, and since 2012, she has designed and completed construction on the new Bauhaus Museum in Weimar.

  • Jul 25

    • Jacqueline Humphries was born in New Orleans, in 1960, and lives and works in New York. Her paintings draw on various traditions of abstraction including gestural and geometric, hard-edge styles. Her work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans, the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, and Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

  • Aug 1

    • Lisa Yuskavage was born in Philadelphia, in 1962, and lives and works in New York. Her approach to figurative painting challenges conventional understandings of the genre and combines art history, popular culture, and fantastical references. Her work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, and the Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA. Yuskavage is the recipient of the 2019 Aspen Award for Art.

  • Aug 8

    • As the inaugural speaker in a new annual series of lectures from fashion icons, Cynthia Rowley is a designer whose global brand is built on the philosophy that fashion should be an adventure. Rowley began her career in fashion while studying at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, initially in painting. She is the recipient of accolades such as the CFDA Award and Designer of the Year at the American Image Awards.

  • Aug 10

    • Returning to Aspen for the first time since his design of the new Aspen Art Museum opened to the public in 2014, Shigeru Ban will revisit the experience of designing the new AAM and the impact it had on his practice. Ban was born in Tokyo, in 1957, and attended Southern California Institute of Architecture and Cooper Union School of Architecture. His work in sustainable design has been placed across the world, and Ban was honored with the distinguished 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

  • Aug 11

    • Richard Tuttle was born in Rahway, NJ, in 1941, and lives and works in New Mexico and New York. Tuttle’s practice integrates painting, sculpture, poetry, assemblage, and drawing to create poetic interventions on the human experience. His work was on view at the AAM in 2005–06, and he is returning to Aspen to participate in The Whole Celebration’s twenty-four-hour celebration of the AAM’s anniversary.