Washington Art Matters: The 1980s
July 20, 3 p.m.
American University Museum
Admission is free
Art Attack project artist Alberto Gaitán; curator-advocate Jim Mahoney; and on-the-scene writer Lee Fleming discuss the aesthetic and political issues of the 1980s. The panel is moderated by Sidney Lawrence, an emerging artist at the time and the Hirshhorn's PR person until 2003, who is one of Washington Art Matters, Art Life in the Capital: 1940-1990’s authors.
In support of the exhibition Washington Art Matters 1940s–1980s, the American University Museum presents a series of panels that provide first-hand accounts of those five creative decades. Each panel will cover art trends, historical events and anecdotes of the times.
Event begins at 3:00PM
Presented by: American University Museum
Featured Artist(s): Alberto Gaitán, Jim Mahoney, Sidney Lawrence