Artist Talk: Laura Letinsky

Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 6 – 7 pm

University of Chicago
5550 S. Greenwood
Chicago, IL 60637

Join exhibiting artist Laura Letinsky for an in-gallery conversation about her work that is currently on display in the Smart Museum of Art’s group exhibition Smart to the Core: Medium / Image.

Although Laura Letinsky depicts the remnants of a meal in her displayed archival pigment print, Untitled #37, the medium of her work communicates something very different. Her subtle combination of magazine cutouts and images snipped from photographs including her own, along with occasional actual objects on this tablescape defamiliarizes the medium of a photograph, underlining the gap between the present image and the absent object it represents.

The artist will discuss her work in the context of the exhibition and her artistic practice followed by a Q&A session.

Register for the artist talk


FREE, but space is limited for this in-person event. Please register in advance.

This exhibition and related programs are organized by the Smart Museum’s Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry