Lucy Lippard, author of Undermining, art opening at Central Features Art Gallery

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February 27 - March 5: Lucy Lippard
Project on Display: DOUBLETAKE
Exhibition opening and public reception Friday, February 27, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. with artist talk at 7:00 p.m., followed by a book signing of Undermining.

"I'm obsessed with too many disasters at the moment, local and global, but for this series I've zeroed in on outrage over police murders of Black boys and men (Hands Up, Don't Shoot; Black Lives Matter; I Can't Breathe....) and the longer-term impacts of climate change on the lands around us (water crises, gas and oil depredations, thoughtless development). Six diptychs will juxtapose images of different kinds of beauty." - Lucy Lippard

Lucy R. Lippard is an internationally known writer, activist, and curator. She has authored twenty-three books, has curated more than fifty major exhibitions, and holds nine honorary doctorates of fine arts. Her books include The Lure of the Local, Partial Recall, The Pink Glass Swan, Mixed Blessings, On the Beaten Track, and Overlay, and Undermining, all published by The New Press. Lippard is the recipient of numerous awards, most recently the Carolyn Bancroft History Prize from the Denver Public Library and grants from Creative Capital and the Lannan Foundation.

Event date: 
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
Central Features Gallery
109 5th St SW