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Special Lecture with Eric Shiner, "Armory Focus: USA"

When

Oct. 25, 2013, 6:30pm to 8pm

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Description

Special Lecture: Eric Shiner, Armory Focus: USA

The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art and the Marjorie Barrick Museum invites you to a lecture with Eric Shiner, director of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. Shiner will lecture on his recent curatorial experience at The Armory Show in NYC this past spring. Armory Focus, the curated section of The Armory Show, highlighted the gallery and artistic landscape of a chosen geographic region. 

As part of this year’s reflection on the arrival of the avant-garde in America, Eric Shiner, director of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, curated Armory Focus: USA, presenting a broad snapshot of the country’s contemporary cultural practice.

Shiner is a scholar of contemporary Japanese art and a leading authority on Andy Warhol. He received a bachelor's of philosophy in the history of art & architecture and Japanese language & literature from The University of Pittsburgh Honors College in 1994, an M.A. in the history of art from Osaka University in 2001, and an M.A. in the history of art from Yale in 2003.

For more information, visit The Armory Show and Armory Focus press release.

Admission Information

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

Name: Barrick Museum
Office: MSM 135
Phone: 702-895-3381
E-mail: barrick.museum@unlv.edu

Event Sponsor

Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art and the Marjorie Barrick Museum