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SPECIAL EVENT | "A Conversation with Artist Robert Gober"

Moderator: Trevor Fairbrother, independent scholar and curator
SPECIAL EVENT | "A Conversation with Artist Robert Gober"
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Hood Auditorium
Sponsored By: 
Hood Museum of Art
Intended Audiences: Public
Categories: Arts , Exhibitions , Lectures & Seminars

Robert Gober makes precise sculptures based on familiar household or other mundane objects; in subtle ways, they allude to issues of sexuality, relationships, religion, nature, and politics. He is perhaps best known for large-scale room installations that sometimes involve theatrical lighting and running water. Gober represented the United States at the 2001 Venice Biennale, and his work can be found in many national and international museum collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Museum of Modern Art (where he recently had a highly acclaimed retrospective).

Image caption: Robert Gober, Untitled, 1985, graphite on paper. Lent by Trevor Fairbrother and John T. Kirk. © Robert Gober, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery

For more information, contact: 
Alison Palizzolo

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