In an ever-expanding engagement with drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, installation, illustration, and comics Tony Lewis confronts such social and political topics as race, power, communication, and labor. His career trajectory has been phenomenal. He participated in the 2014 Whitney Biennial, and his work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Rose Art Museum, Museo Marino Marini, and MOCA Cleveland. Co-hosted with Test Site Projects, this public talk will take place Tuesday, September 17, in the Lied Library Goldfield Room. UNLV's Art and Architecture Librarian Richard Zwiercan will be on hand before and after the talk with a table of relevant art books and resources related to the themes and material strategies present in Lewis' work.
UNLV Visiting Artists, Designers, and Art Historians are sponsored by the Department of Art, the College of Fine Arts, and community partners. The UNLV Department of Art is fortunate to host cutting edge artists, designers, and art historians. These inspiring creative leaders visit the campus to engage with students.
Read more about Tony Lewis here:
- Drawing Lines of Communication: A Conversation With Tony Lewis by Kevin Blake, Bad at Sports, 2014
- Tony Lewis “Alms Comity and Plunder” at Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Interviewed by Luigi Fassi, Mousse Magazine, 2016
- ‘It’s a Call to Action’: Why Artist Tony Lewis Is Battling the Legacy of William F. Buckley, the Godfather of American Conservatism, Janelle Zara, Artnet, 2019
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