University Forum: A Brilliant Violet Flash


Sep. 26, 2018, 7:30pm to 9pm

Office/Remote Location

Lo Presti Slider oil on canvas


The College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "A Brilliant Violet Flash: Color Lessons from Nuclear Weapons Tests" a talk by Eric LoPresti.

What color is an atomic blast, and what does that mean for us in 2018? In this wide-ranging presentation, Brooklyn-based artist Eric LoPresti discusses his artwork, contemporary theories of aesthetics and how thinking about color vision can change our understanding of nuclear weapons.

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Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts

External Sponsor

Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Liberal Arts Leadership Board, and the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art. 

Co-sponsored by the Department of History.