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This panel will bring together distinguished and knowledgeable curators, activists and scholars in a discussion exploring the historical lack of representation of women artists in museum collections, especially in the field of sculpture. In a conversation intended to bring broader public awareness to this issue, panelists discuss the variety of factors that contribute to the underrepresentation of women’s works and how museums and collectors might develop more equitable and diverse collections.

Panelists will include:

  • Lynda Benglis, artist
  • Connie Butler, Chief Curator, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
  • Elizabeth Sackler, President, Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
  • Jenni Sorkin, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History, University of California, Santa Barbara

This panel will bring together distinguished and knowledgeable curators, activists and scholars in a discussion exploring the historical lack of representation of women artists in museum collections, especially in the field of sculpture. In a conversation intended to bring broader public awareness to this issue, panelists discuss the variety of factors that contribute to the underrepresentation of women’s works and how museums and collectors might develop more equitable and diverse collections.

Panelists will include:

  • Lynda Benglis, artist
  • Connie Butler, Chief Curator, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
  • Elizabeth Sackler, President, Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
  • Jenni Sorkin, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History, University of California, Santa Barbara

This panel will bring together distinguished and knowledgeable curators, activists and scholars in a discussion exploring the historical lack of representation of women artists in museum collections, especially in the field of sculpture. In a conversation intended to bring broader public awareness to this issue, panelists discuss the variety of factors that contribute to the underrepresentation of women’s works and how museums and collectors might develop more equitable and diverse collections.

Panelists will include:

  • Lynda Benglis, artist
  • Connie Butler, Chief Curator, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
  • Elizabeth Sackler, President, Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
  • Jenni Sorkin, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History, University of California, Santa Barbara

WHEN

WHERE

Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201
http://www.nashersculpturecenter.org/engage/event?id=444

TICKET INFO

Admission is free.
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